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Old 05-27-2014, 01:43 PM   #1
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Ford Expedition Newest Generation (07-14)

I have a 2011 EL. Towing about 6500# loaded on about a 30' TT. Equalizer 1k/10k. Prodigy P3. Who else has an Expy? What setup do you have with it? Anyone going to buy the 2015? No V-8. Only the 3.5 Ecoboost.
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Old 05-28-2014, 09:30 AM   #2
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I have a 2013 el with ez-lift 1k/10000. tt loaded is 5400. No plans for a new since its been less than a year since I bought it. Only have 35,000 on it. Love the vehicle.

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Old 05-28-2014, 10:29 AM   #3
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Your TT looks almost identical to the Dutchmen Aspen Trail we looked at. Killer price too. Decided to go up a notch to a double slide instead, otherwise I liked that plan.
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Old 06-02-2014, 09:33 PM   #4
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Hello all, looking for advice. I have a 2012 Expedition and I am looking at a 2012 Prime Time Tracer 2900BHS. Can I pull it safely? I'm new to the RV world and I don't want to go with what a dealer says without some external advice.
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Old 06-03-2014, 07:13 AM   #5
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Here are the stats:

Dry Weight: 5,688
Max Payload: 1,957
Total: 7,645
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Old 06-03-2014, 07:55 AM   #6
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I was unable to find your 2012 model on their website. I was looking for the length of the TT. I wouldn't be comfortable towing it if it was over 30 feet tip to tail with an Expedition and especially not if it were a regular wheelbase Expy. Do you have the Expedition EL or the standard wheelbase model?
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Old 06-03-2014, 07:56 AM   #7
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One other thing: do you have the factory towing package?
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Old 06-03-2014, 06:58 PM   #8
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Thank you so much for responding!

Mine is not an EL. I have a round 7 plug because I have a trailer to haul my small tractor (29 hp New Holland) So I also have electric brake controller and weight distributing hitch. Here is a link to the TT: 2012 Prime Time Manufacturing Tracer Executive 2900 BHS Trailer : Reviews, Prices and Specs : RV Guide Thanks again.
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Old 06-03-2014, 08:07 PM   #9
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But do you have the factory tow package? An easy way to tell on the 2013 is if you have a built-in brake controller. Or is your controller one that you purchased separately?

The weight of the TT unloaded looks to be about what mine is. Also the hitch weight is similar. My concern comes from the fact that you have 119" of wheelbase vs 131" That may not seem like a lot, but it is. Plus you are looking into a longer TT than I have. Mine is 28 feet tip to tail.

When I was at a local shop that does RV repair and storage, the guy was telling me about how he had a customer who had a regular length Expedition who bought a larger TT and it didn't haul well at all, then he upgraded to the Expedition EL and it towed great using the same hitch. Don't know if he was just giving me a story or what, but that's what he said.

If it were me and that setup, I'd make sure I was using the most premium of hitches (Hensley Arrow) and great truck tires. I'm no expert, just going by what I've researched myself prior to my purchase.
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Yes, it is factory. I had to add the brake controller and the 7 blade plug. My hitches are Pro Series. What makes one set better than another? As far as being an expert, compared to me, you may as well have invented TT's!
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