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Old 03-17-2016, 07:28 PM   #1
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Sanity Check - Vibe 268RKS

We are very interested in getting a Vibe 268RKS. Just wondering if we'll have any problems towing it with our Ford F150 Ecoboost 4X4. Any input is appreciated!
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Old 03-17-2016, 10:05 PM   #2
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I have the bigger vibe 308bhs. My 2012 Ecoboost has the highway 3.15 gears in the rear differential. We haven't traveled with ours yet, but I picked it up from Michigan and drove it back 900 miles to Oklahoma without issue.


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Old 03-17-2016, 10:41 PM   #3
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Getsum...thank you so much for the reply. If you don't mind me asking, what kind of weight distribution setup do you have?
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Old 03-17-2016, 10:48 PM   #4
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14k/1400 equalizer 4-way. It performs pretty well.


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Old 03-17-2016, 10:49 PM   #5
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You could probably be fine with either the 12k/1200 or the 10k/1000 models.


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Old 03-17-2016, 10:51 PM   #6
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Use this and the weights from FR website.

Add sufficient amount for cargo/water/propane/etc...

http://www.equalizerhitch.com/About%...hitchsizes.php


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Old 03-18-2016, 02:18 AM   #7
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Looks like a good truck trailer match
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Old 03-18-2016, 12:53 PM   #8
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As long as you have the tow package. I have a 2013 F150 FX4 ecoboost and no problem what so ever towing our 268RKS. I did put Timbrens on to help prevent the rear end sag and I'm very happy with the results. I use a 4 point equalizer WD hitch.
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Old 03-18-2016, 09:38 PM   #9
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We have had no problems towing with our F150 4x4 with Ecoboost 3.5 liter engine with max trailer towing package. We had a 28' Cougar 5th wheel that we towed with it. I became concerned about hitch weight, so traded the 5er for a MiniLite trailer. I looked at the specs for your Vibe and saw the hitch weight is over 800 lbs. You may want to check that against the payload sticker posted in the driver's side door to see if you have enough capacity.
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Old 03-22-2016, 01:06 PM   #10
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Going to pick up our 268RKS on Thursday. Getting the 2016 Ford F-150 3.5 with EcoBoost tomorrow! We did a lot of research and are assured that this match up will work just fine! Will update you after pulling it- pretty excited!!

Happy, safe travels!

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