Ridiculous Hitch Weight Specs...
I've have noticed, upon reflection that the specked hitch weight on my V-cross is OVER 1000 lbs lighter than the real thing.. 1193lbs in the spec VS the 2200 lbs reality (in a under 10K lb RV). In looking around I think it is the rear door, living room design that is the culprit, along with an grossly under estimated hitch lbs in the first place. Granted, I have an extra battery and a couple other goodies up toward the front, but certainly not 1K.
I was looking at some other similar units and notice a Keystone Cougar 276 with the same layout and a similar problem. with a almost 800 lb overage at the hitch.
These 30ft under 10K campers are prime target for the 1/2 ton TV crowd and MAN are they in for a suprize. I have my payload down to about 100 lbs over by shifting stuff to the back of the rig (several posts on this).
Has anyone else seem a huge discrepancy between the stated hitch weight and the actual scale weight on their rig? Just wondering.
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