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Old 05-13-2015, 12:22 PM   #1
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Older Tow Vehicles ?

Just curious how many people are still using older TV's with there newer trailers ? I recently ordered a 2016 Rockwood 2703 and I'm keeping my 2006 Chevy 2500HD Silverado 4x4 it's a 6.0 gasser with a 6" RCD lift kit it towed my former trailer great with no issues a 2006 Fleetwood Prowler weighing #6000 It's used primarily has a TV and only has 68K. Reading the posts about new TV's it makes me dream about getting a new truck but $$$ and sense dictate I keep it
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Old 05-13-2015, 12:29 PM   #2
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I use my 2001 F350 4x4 Lariat 7.3L to tow my new Palomino Columbus 3650TH Toy Hauler weighing in at about 16,000 to 17,000 lbs. loaded. It has 135,000 miles on it and I wished it was a dually so we have been looking at the new duallys Ford's ans Dodge's 1 tons. It tows it ok but we really need a dually insted of a SRW. Haven't made the upgrade yet but probably will soon. I just don't want to spend the $$$$ LOL
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Just curious how many people are still using older TV's with there newer trailers ? I recently ordered a 2016 Rockwood 2703 and I'm keeping my 2006 Chevy 2500HD Silverado 4x4 it's a 6.0 gasser with a 6" RCD lift kit it towed my former trailer great with no issues a 2006 Fleetwood Prowler weighing #6000 It's used primarily has a TV and only has 68K. Reading the posts about new TV's it makes me dream about getting a new truck but $$$ and sense dictate I keep it
That's a new tv.......99 Dodge 2500 Diesel w/ 157,000.......till I win the lottery!
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Old 05-13-2015, 12:41 PM   #4
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Old 05-13-2015, 12:43 PM   #5
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Old TV w/New Hybrid

Count me as another one with an older TV--2006 Toyota Sequoia--and a new Rockwood Roo 233S that we're scheduled to pick up this month from RVW. The Sequoia only has 86K miles on it, so lots of life left (I hope!).
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Old 05-13-2015, 12:51 PM   #6
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I'm using an 06 ram 3500 mega cab with 150k miles on it that I bought new in 07 to pull my 2012 sierra 365saq loaded probably 14k pounds. I constantly dream of having a new one but can't afford it. My truck does everything I ask it to do and has been a very reliable truck. It has never left me stranded but I also maintain it very well. I plan on having it for many years to come and putting a lot more trouble free miles on it.
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Old 05-13-2015, 01:18 PM   #7
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2005 Silverado 1500 with 90k+ miles. 5.3 w/ 3.23 rear end. Will keep it until we quit camping. If it blows something, we'll just fix it and go on.
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Old 05-13-2015, 01:21 PM   #8
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you guys are spoiled with those new vehicles. When I tow I use my 1978 Chevy Suburban with 454 engine. It has never failed me and will blow the doors off any new tow vehicle on the road.
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Towing with my 2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Quad Hemi with 4.1 rear end. Very strong at 93k miles.
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I used my 72 Dodge 3/4 ton to tow my old 2008 Fun Finder x160, but now I use the 2013 Ram.
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