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Old 03-06-2014, 07:22 PM   #21
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you and the OP pretty much have the same HP but he will be towing 4-5k lbs more. I had a 2004HD 4x4 CC with the 6.0 and it was a slug in any hill I also did not like 2nd gear and 5000 rpm to make the top, the flats were ok towing..
Pulled across the SC state scales on the way back from FL and grossed out at 15,100 ave 9.9 mpg and the last 100 miles were into a headwind. With the air bags at 60#, still lacked 1/2" of being on the overload springs.
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Old 03-06-2014, 07:25 PM   #22
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Sorry!

If I high jacked, I'm sorry! But the 365SSAQB weights are almost equal with the 355RE. Thanks for the help! Think I've figured figured out we're ok!
Best of luck, Johnnie !!!
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I am not sure why so many people say what they can tow and do tow and never have any problems even tho they know it's over the GVW, the FIRST thing that will be overloaded will be the tires, all of the 2,500's, 250's will handle these fifth wheels with no problem, the question that very few people ask is "Is this too much for my tires?" Look at the max rated weight for one tire, times by 2, weigh the rear axle when the vehicle is full of fuel, people, hitch, and supplies, and this is what the pin weight SHOULDN'T go over, and if you would like a little cushion, give yourself a few hundred pounds lighter pin weight. This is how a truck and trailer combo should be configured.
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Old 03-07-2014, 05:44 PM   #24
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I am not sure why so many people say what they can tow and do tow and never have any problems even tho they know it's over the GVW, the FIRST thing that will be overloaded will be the tires, all of the 2,500's, 250's will handle these fifth wheels with no problem, the question that very few people ask is "Is this too much for my tires?" Look at the max rated weight for one tire, times by 2, weigh the rear axle when the vehicle is full of fuel, people, hitch, and supplies, and this is what the pin weight SHOULDN'T go over, and if you would like a little cushion, give yourself a few hundred pounds lighter pin weight. This is how a truck and trailer combo should be configured.
I have GY Wrangler LT LR E at 55psi rear & 45psi front.
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Old 03-07-2014, 06:10 PM   #25
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Thank you all I am still looking for a fifth wheel
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