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Old 02-26-2012, 09:51 AM   #1
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Tips on Towing our new XLR

OK so we have the 2012 XLR. Gearing up for Daytona Bikeweek. My husband is concerned about towing the toyhauler and keeping it level. We are towing with a 2009 Ford F250 but the truck is not as high as the toyhauler. The ball height would be about 19inches and to keep the camper level it needs to be about 24".

Is this going to be an issue or should we not worry so much about the toyhauler staying completely level while towing.

Any tips that we should know about towing it? Should we tow with or without water?


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Old 02-26-2012, 10:27 AM   #2
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I don't know anything about toyhaulers and if they require something different than other trailers so take this for what its worth.

Personally, I like my trailers to tow level or a little nose down. I think you could use an adjustable shank with a 5-7" rise to keep it level.

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Old 02-26-2012, 01:06 PM   #3
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we need a lot more info to be able to giver you tips.
what engine size, cab size, bed size, rear end ratio, WDH or not, which model XLR and so on?

just saying you have a 2009 Ford F250 and have a XLR, doesn't provide enough to help.
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Old 02-26-2012, 01:46 PM   #4
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Thanks Triguy for the info. That is exactly what my husband ended up doing and we think that it is level enough for the tow.

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