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Old 07-15-2012, 09:21 AM   #1
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How many are happy with their 1/2 ton pickups pulling a 5er?

How many out there are happy with their 1/2 ton pickups pulling their 5th wheels? After getting the right hitch and adding shocks to the Alko axles on the trailer, we are extremely pleased with ours. No chucking, porpoising, dolphing, noise or anything. Pulling it at 55-60mph, rarely 65, we keep up with traffic and enjoy the ride. Gas mileage is usually 10 mpg +2/-1. Not fantastic, but we can live with it. Do I want a new truck, nope, other than pulling the trailer, the truck sits for months at a time and why buy a new truck just to sit?

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Old 07-15-2012, 09:42 AM   #2
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Don't have a 5er but I do pull a toy hauler with my 1/2 ton and have been very happy. I am still working on getting the load right but I will get it. I can't justify getting a diesel just to pull my hauler.
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