Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-04-2015, 05:22 PM   #11
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2015
Posts: 75
I just got back from a 1100 mile trip pulling an 18ft steel/wood deck car hauler trailer (double axle with single axle brakes) loaded up with a couple Polaris RZRs (one 2 seater and one 4 seater).

Total weight of the trailer was 4100lbs. Tongue weight around 450lbs. I have a prodigy brake controller mounted in the upper dash cubby of my 3170DS for easy access. Since the 3170DS is prewired for a brake controller installing one is pretty easy. Ordered the pigtail from etrailer and used a controller I had laying around.

I travel 60-65mph in the hills and just under 70mph on flat interstates and it does just fine. On one stretch of interstate with a 4 mile long 6% grade it stayed between 58-60mph the entire hill. No sway control whatsoever, and sway was never an issue. I think I could get by woth less than the 65psi i had in the airbags for a smoother ride.
__________________

__________________
6inthefamily is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-04-2015, 10:04 PM   #12
geezer with gadgets
 
757Dave's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Location: SE Virginia
Posts: 464
Thanks for all the great feedback.

We won't be making any purchase until spring, so lots of time to consider our options. Appreciate all suggestions and experiences others have had with using a flat bed.

Again, thanks!

__________________

__________________


Sent from my Atari 2600
2011 Sunseeker 3170ds "Ladybug"
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee TOAD
Days camped 2015: 37; 2016: 66; 2017: 86
757Dave is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-2015, 10:34 PM   #13
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 23
Click image for larger version

Name:	ImageUploadedByForest River Forums1448076807.321072.jpg
Views:	102
Size:	73.8 KB
ID:	94707. 757
-Yorktown.
__________________

__________________
Gchpazi is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




ForestRiverForums.com is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:29 PM.