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Old 03-07-2016, 11:36 AM   #41
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White trucks... Ugh. Then again I never wash my trucks so white doesn't work....
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Old 03-07-2016, 02:51 PM   #42
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White is the easiest color to clean and keep clean, dark colors show everything. I have a Dark Blue F150 now and it is nearly impossible to keep this thing clean.


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Old 03-07-2016, 03:25 PM   #43
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Yes sir.
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Old 03-10-2016, 09:52 AM   #44
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Just don't get a "slider" hitch if you are getting a newer 5th.wheel. You don't need it as the front caps of the newer 5th. wheel's are contoured in. Plus you don't need the extra weight of the slider hitch.
My f-150 eco-boost does fine pulling and is not overloaded with the HD trailer package added to the truck. Gets 9 MPG doing 65 MPH. Never go over 65 MPH with any trailer.
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Just don't get a "slider" hitch if you are getting a newer 5th.wheel. You don't need it as the front caps of the newer 5th. wheel's are contoured in. Plus you don't need the extra weight of the slider hitch.
My f-150 eco-boost does fine pulling and is not overloaded with the HD trailer package added to the truck. Gets 9 MPG doing 65 MPH. Never go over 65 MPH with any trailer.

I don't have the Max Payload so even pulling a 295 I am overloaded as my Max Pay is 1520 295 Crusader is 1238, so I have to stick to my Roo for now and my F150 which I am fine with, maybe in 2 years I can upgrade everything.


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Old 03-10-2016, 01:45 PM   #46
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I don't have the Max Payload so even pulling a 295 I am overloaded as my Max Pay is 1520 295 Crusader is 1238, so I have to stick to my Roo for now and my F150 which I am fine with, maybe in 2 years I can upgrade everything.


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To say nothing about the abuse the trans/brakes /3rd member are going to get pulling a 6k dry weight around.
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To say nothing about the abuse the trans/brakes /3rd member are going to get pulling a 6k dry weight around.

Huh? My F150 is rated for 1520/9600 Payload/Max Tow, I have about 600 in payload and 6,000 total trailer weight? How is my driveline strained? I change the oil and do all the proper maintenance, actually Ford does.


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Well then I suppose are good to go. Plus my comment wasn't directed at you.
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Well then I suppose are good to go. Plus my comment wasn't directed at you.

Without a quote thought it was sorry 😩
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Wow I pull my 2011 295 Crusader 5er with a 2010 ram 3500 diesel. Couldn't imagine pulling with anything less than a 2500.
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