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Old 08-06-2015, 10:13 AM   #51
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There are 2 F250 2014 Crew Cabs with Blistens parked close to me. They are towing 40 ft fivers weighing in at 16,000 with pin at 2500 lbs. I see no problem myself with this.
Pin weight of 16,000 lbs 5er of only 2500 lbs is 15%, that is a really low percentage. Normally they fall between 20% and 25% or 3200 lbs to 4000 lbs.
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All towing guides recommend 15-25% for 5th wheel towing. If 15% works then there shouldn't be a problem.
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Old 08-06-2015, 11:55 AM   #53
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All towing guides recommend 15-25% for 5th wheel towing. If 15% works then there shouldn't be a problem.
I won't want to tow a 5er weighting 16,000 lbs with only 15% on the pin with 3/4 ton truck but that's me. I also like towing within manufacture specs but again that just me.
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If what your towing is long, the Ford turning radius suck . When backing in to a state park site that hasn't keep up without time. Wheel base should also be considered
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I have a short cab and a half and 6 3/4 ft box just for that reason. Ease of driving dry and parking wet. Some people are so litigation based on decision what to do.
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