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Old 06-11-2015, 01:08 PM   #1
Join Date: May 2015
Location: London Ontario
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tow vehicle

I have a Cardinal 37 RX with gvwr of 15500lbs.
I am aware that the ideal TV. would be a dually 3500 diesel.
However, hard to find one used that has not been used hard.
Wondering about a 2500 HD GMC 6.6 diesel with appropriate towing capabilities.
Does anyone here use such a vehicle( or similar) for this weight of 5 th wheel.
Any pros and cons appreciated.

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Old 06-11-2015, 03:16 PM   #2
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tow vehicle

I have an xlr 300x12hp.

Dry weight on door 12,400 lbs.
I haul all tools-equipment, a rzr 900xp (1200) lbs, fuel (48) gallons, and water when we dry camp.

2015 GMC 2500HD duramax....pulls great. I tow about 65-68 mph.

Exhaust brake is a must and it pulls great. Ideally a 3500 dually would be the best vehicle, but I tow 5-6 times a year and a dually as a daily driver is NOT what I want to do.

Also, my GVWR for my truck is 17,900 lbs.

Some of the older trucks are less but not much unless you go several years older.
2015 GMC 2500HD Duramax Denali
2015 XLR 300X12HP
2013 Polaris RZR 900 XP
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