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Old 07-23-2016, 02:07 PM   #11
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I have a 2013 Eco, no max tow. I have been pulling a Lacrosse 330rst. Total 10k with Reese straight line hitch. No sway, pulls great. I lock out the sixth gear. At 65mph it turns 2000 rpm, trans temp 204 in July along gulf coast. I just take my time and allow enough between me and the vehicle ahead of me

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Old 07-23-2016, 02:12 PM   #12
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Old 07-23-2016, 02:27 PM   #13
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I tow a lacrosse 337RKT with my 2014 lariet w/6' bed heavy duty payload pkg and trailoring pkg. it does great along gulf coast from La. to Fla. and Ms.
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Old 07-23-2016, 02:50 PM   #14
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I have 2013 Ford Ecoboost 4x4, tow a 36ft 2015 Windjammer,with 12000lb 4point Equalizer hitch and have no problems .
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Old 07-23-2016, 03:06 PM   #15
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I have a 2013 and tow a Rockwood 8285WS FW. I'm 50 lbs under rear axle weight limits. Rv weight or truck handling has never been an issue for us. I try to limit myself to 55 MPH and average 10 to 11 MPH.
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Old 07-23-2016, 04:42 PM   #16
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Towing w 2014 3.5 ecoboost

We tow our 248RBS with our truck. No problems. Most of the time you don't know it's there unless there's a good wind.
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Old 07-23-2016, 05:45 PM   #17
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I tow a 8289 Rockwood with my 2013 Eco Boost with the max tow package. It pulls more easily that the previous 5.4L F250 I had. I'm a couple hundred pounds over my gross rear axle spec and have air bags to keep the truck level. Like other's have shared, I usually pull between 55 and 60 MPH, not because the pickup won't pull it faster but mileage goes down considerably.
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Old 07-23-2016, 08:23 PM   #18
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I currently tow a 2011 Flagstaff V-Lite 30WRKSS with a 2012 F-150 eco, 3.73 rear end, Hensley Arrow hitch. I've never weighed it but I suspect it is around 8,500 loaded. No problems towing at all. We had a Windjammer which was probably 9,500 lbs loaded that we pulled 8,500 miles all through the west and southern Canada. No issues with that one, either.
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Old 07-24-2016, 11:26 AM   #19
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What are you towing with 3.5 ecoboost?

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Rockwood Mini Lite 2306, four bikes, two kayaks. Yes, I need/want a ladder rack for the kayaks.

I love the way the color of the truck complements the color scheme of the rv. Total coincidence.
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Old 07-24-2016, 11:41 AM   #20
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2012, Max tow, Ecoboost, with a Reese dual cam. Pulling a 28 ft 232RBS. Tows great. No issues.

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