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Old 09-07-2015, 06:36 PM   #1
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F150 pulling Ability

I have 2014 F150 4x4 Super crew with 5.0l and 3.55 rear end. Currently pulling 28ft travel trailer with weight of 7700 lbs approx when loaded. Does pull ok other than in crosswinds.
Looking to get Rockwood 8289WS 5th wheel. I am wondering if the truck will be able to handle weight (8200 lb dry based on mfg) and pulling of it.
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Old 09-07-2015, 06:39 PM   #2
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No. It's as simple as that.

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No. It's as simple as that.

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X2.......BE more worried 'bout stopp'n in a panic situation....wind resistance in a headwind will have your Fords tongue hang'n out
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Old 09-07-2015, 06:58 PM   #4
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I am not sure about the Ford but I tow a 8280 that weights 8900 lbs loaded with a 2013 Silverdo 1500 series 4x4 3.8 engine . My owners manual says tha my truck can tow a fifth wheel that weights 9500 lbs . I have towed mine all over New England with no problems. Rockwood made this series of fifth wheels to be 1/2 ton towable .
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Any mountains there?
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Old 09-07-2015, 07:05 PM   #6
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I saw a Ford F-150 pulling the biggest fifth wheel that Blue Ridge makes in Nebraska, those Fords can pull. I have a lot of respect for F-150


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What is the payload of your truck as stated on the yellow sticker on your driver's side door pillar? What is the GCVWR for your truck? What is the estimated pin weight of the new fifth wheel?

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I could pull that trailer with my lawn tractor. The only problem is, my lawn tractor isn't designed for that.

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Just made a coast to coast (2) trip tow'n an 8280......good luck.
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The F150 supercrew with the 5.0 & 3.55 gears is rated for 7,700lbs. If you had the 3.73 gears it jumps up to 9,300lbs. This is right from fords towing specs.
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