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Old 01-22-2009, 06:46 PM   #61
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With trailer attached, 1 quad on the deck of the truck and 300 US gal fresh water tank, 3/4 tanks of fuel, me, the wife and 2 dogs.
Steering 9680 lbs
Drivers 16498 lbs Truck total 26178 lbs
Trailer axles 18710 lbs
Jeep axles 3278 lbs
Total Weight 48166 lbs

What size is your TT? Canadian Sport 385RL 41" overall length
What's your typical TT GVW? See above
What tow vehicle? 2000 Volvo 660
MPG while towing? 9 to 10mpg @ 65mph



2000 Volvo 660 D12 425 hp 1550 torque 15 speed, Trailer Saver air ride hitch. 2006 Canadian Sport 385 RLTS 40'10" triple slide, triple axle 5'er toybox, 300 watts solar, 3000 watt inverter, Onan 5500 Marques Platnum. 1998 Polaris 300 Explorer 4X4 quad, 2003 Polaris 700 Sportsman 4X4 quad, 1994 Jeep YJ "TOAD" 3" lift 31" ProComp Mud Terrain tires

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Old 02-02-2009, 10:48 AM   #62
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2008 GMC Sierra CC 4x4: 5.3L /4-spd/ 3.73 axle
1994 Sunline 22' : 4.5k lbs loaded and wet (estimated)
12 mpg in the "flat lands", 10 to 11 in "the hills"

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Old 02-02-2009, 02:34 PM   #63
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2003 Chevy Silverado 2500HD diesel
2007 Cherokee 30F, wth our typical load, about 10K lbs
11.5-12.5 with the golf cart in the truck bed, at 65mph.

Trailer has Denman ST load E tires (80psi cold)
Equal-i-zer towing system, with a class V Putnam XDR tow receiver
Airlift air bags, very useful when traveling with the golf cart
2007 Forest River Cherokee 30F
* 14K Equal-i-zer hitch
* TST tire pressure monitor
2003 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Duramax
* 4" MBRP exhaust
* AFE stage2 air intake kit
* Hypertech III, set on stage1
* back-up camera
* Putnam XDR class V hitch receiver
* Airlift air bags
2004 EZGO custom electric golf cart
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Old 02-04-2009, 08:06 PM   #64
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What size is your TT? 23' Rockwood Roo 23SS
What's your typical TT GVW? around 5,000lbs.
What tow vehicle? '07 Chevy Avalanche LS
MPG while towing? generally, between 10-12mpg
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Old 02-05-2009, 06:51 PM   #65
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I thought I answered this before now

Our 30WRLS Vlite weights 6213 dry ... Camp ready 6600 ... 08 vacation 6900
99 Tahoe with 162000 now
gets 15 on daily drive 75 % interstate
18 on hwy (65 - 70 mph) non towing
8 - 10 towing

Wish I had a diesel

The Hunts
2012 F150 Ecoboost, 3.55, tow package
Equal-i-zer Hitch
2009 Flagstaff V-Lite 30WRLS
1982 16' Glastron Ski boat
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Old 02-06-2009, 04:05 PM   #66
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TT= 23' BH Wildwood LE
TT GVW= Approx. 5500#
TV= '03 F-150 SuperCrew - 5.4 Triton
MPG= 10-12 towing
2003 Ford F150 SuperCrew-5.4 Triton
2003 Wildwood 23BHLE

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Old 02-06-2009, 06:04 PM   #67
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29' Jayco/6500# loaded/Suburban 1500/8.5-10 mpg.
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Old 02-06-2009, 06:19 PM   #68
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27' FR Sierra 5th / 12500 loaded / Dodge 3500 / 10-15 MPG diesel - love flat Florida
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Old 02-07-2009, 08:00 AM   #69
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TT- 2007 30' Seirra 291RL
TV- '04 CHEVY 2500HD 6.6 TBD CC 4X4
MPG- 10-12 towing
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Old 02-15-2009, 01:46 PM   #70
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New to this sight and new to Forest River. Will be picking up a 2009 Wildwood T29BHBS probably later this week. Our current TT is an '05 Pilgrim 271 BH.

TT: Pilgrim 271BH--Probably in neighborhood of 7,300-7,400 ready to go camping (w/full water tank)

TV; '06 Silverado,crew cab, 2500 HD,4 x4 Long box, 6.0L gasser, 4.10 rear axel

MPG: w. trailer 8-9mpg, w/o trailer 11.5-12mpg.

Anticpated with new TT
T29BHDS--8,500 in camping readiness w/ full water
TV; remains same, until summer when I anticipate 09, 2500HD Silverado,regualr box, 6.0L gasser. 6 spd auto trans, 4.10r.e., extended cab


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