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Old 05-04-2015, 04:38 PM   #1
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hello my name is jim im new to rving just purchased a wolf pack 315wp toy hauler fifth wheel just want your input is my ford f250 super duty 6.0 diesel 373 axel is it big enough to haul trailer dry hitch weight is 2210 total trailer weigh is 12370 thanks for the help
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Old 05-04-2015, 05:01 PM   #2
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We need a little more info to attempt to help you out. Is your truck an auto or manual, what year is the truck, what body style (crew, std, 4door)2x4 or 4x4?

There is a weight and tire sticker inside the drivers door jam, this will tell you cargo weight info.

Using dry numbers is not a good idea, it will get you started in theory but it will depend on how the trailer is loaded. Doing a quick review of the brochure using dry number (and not knowing anything else) you are within spec but that quickly changes when you add propane, water, camping items, toys ect....
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Old 05-05-2015, 12:05 AM   #3
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my truck is a ford 250 6.0 diesel 2 wheel drive extended cab lariat long bed weight limit on door is 9800 lbs year of truck 2006 motorcycle I will be taking with me is a 2013 Harley trike weighing 1450 lbs hope its not to much to haul got the rv on order they said it should be ready in 8 weeks from forest river the dealer said I would be ok just want some more info
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hello. Do you know the options on the truck? Does it have towing package or integrated brake controller? Also Jim at the dry weight is this a Fifth Wheel? If not what class hitch on the truck, receiver size helps determine this.
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This will help you with towing capacities......

http://www.fleet.ford.ca/resources/f...guideApr08.pdf
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The max trailer weight you can pull (by the recommended numbers) is just north of 16k. The limiting factor you're going to have is the payload. The payload numbers for you truck according to the brochure is right around 2500 lbs. and the trailer is 2200 dry. The bike in the back will raise up the trailer a bit to take weight of the pin but you are still really close if not over on that payload number. Not trying to be the weight police I'm just going off the brochure. Your exact truck may be different. You would have to find the sticker and determine what the payload is and then get your trailer weighed to seen where you are at.
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just checked info on truck heres what I got front gawr4850 rear gawr 6100 tires lt 265/70r17 camper pkg rear stabilizer bar tow command system trailer brake control 38 gallon fuel tank trailer tow pkg twin I beam independent front suspension with stabilizer bar hauling a fifth wheel what do you thing am I ok on the weight dry hitch 2210 trailer empty 10197 cargo capacity 2135 total gvwr w/brakes 12370
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You are still missing the payload number for the truck, this is the number that is important in most cases. Payload number means the amount of weight the truck can carry, this is all the people, cargo, coolers, foods, pets and the weight of the trailer that is carried by the truck. In your case the only known number is the 2210# hitch weight (dry number). The dry weight number is not an actual number, this number will change when you add cargo to the trailer. This number theoretically could increase or decrease depending on trailer loading. Adding all the weight to the back of the trailer will decrease tongue weight/pin weight and vice versa for the adding it to the front of the trailer.

Again not being the weight police but did you look at the brochure posted? The brochure states that the payload for your truck is 2512#, so if you minus the cry weight number (2512-2210) = 312 lbs leftover. So as it sits now you have 300 lbs for people, cargo, coolers, pets, snack ect. You can load the trailer with weight in the back, your trike at 1400 lbs will take some weight off the pin/hitch freeing up some more payload.

If you load it smartly, then get it weighed and make adjustments in loading according to the actual weights you should be just fine, you will possibly be pushing the limit but you should be able to get it in spec with smart loading.
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Do you have one of those in your driver side door jam? That will tell you max payload available.
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