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Old 04-17-2014, 06:10 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by inspectorgf View Post
You are certainly correct however the 2014 mega 4x4 srw has a payload of 4400 with 68rfe trans and 4250 with aisin and a rawr of 7k so if it is just him wife and 2 dogs and they load camping gear in trailer then they should be fine.
True. Looks like the 18" wheel combos have really added some cushion to the axle ratings (like 3,900lbs worth on the SRW Mega rear). That certainly will open some doors as far as pin weight.

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Old 04-17-2014, 06:13 PM   #12
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Thank you!

I had lurked on the forums long enough to know that the community was great, but this has been so very helpful. Thank you all so much!

Ok, a few more facts:
- I really wish I could get a nice garage like that, RodeoGeorge.
- I don't have a toy to haul yet- and hadn't considered that *not* hauling was the worst case scenario. Good to consider.

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Old 04-17-2014, 06:39 PM   #13
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I have the 6.7 3500 Megacab SRW 4x4 and love it. Great vehicle and it handles our 5er fantastic. We bought a ramp for our lab and it worked fine to get him into the truck. Most people are surprised by how much weight they haul so look at the numbers carefully before you pull the trigger.
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Old 04-25-2014, 04:44 PM   #14
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All: thanks again for all the advice and help. I think we're going to go with the DRW just to be safe (You can't have too much truck!)
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Old 04-25-2014, 05:01 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by ependydad View Post
The dually not fitting a garage is a pain in the tush. Mine doesn't fit and it sure would be nice if it did!

Otherwise, I love my dually for all things towing.

For capacity, throw out the 80% rule and look at the payload capacity and figure out towing capacity from there. I have a calculator at Towing Planner - towing capability calculators that you can get ideas from.
?? Our garage is for the cars but our friends keep his 4 door F350 dually inside their garage he has two 9' wide standard doors.

Duelly is the best way to go. we keep our Boxers in the toyroom works great...


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