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Old 05-11-2011, 12:57 PM   #1
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King Pin Weight

I just bought a used 2008 Cardinal 30RKLE 5th wheel, and am having problems finding the king pin weight that will be in my pickup bed. I understand that the weight varies according to balance and trailer loading, but would like to know an approximate number to ensure that my 3/4 pickup is equipped correctly. Any ideas? Thanks!
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Old 05-11-2011, 01:33 PM   #2
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Looks like about 1680 lbs. listed in the brochure.

Check here: http://www.forestriverinc.com/downlo...rdinal2008.pdf
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Old 05-11-2011, 01:43 PM   #3
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The 1680 Pin Weight listed is based on the UVW listed of 10,220 pounds. That is a 16.5% king Pin to vehicle weight ratio

Maintaining that same 16.5% King Pin to vehicle ratio loaded for camping at your GVW of 13,680 pounds you would have a pin weight of 2250 pounds.
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Old 06-06-2011, 10:18 AM   #4
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sounds right. i have a 2002 33 ts. listed at 10200 with a 2100 lb hitch weight.
i believe there is a tag on the sink door that has the weight and capacities listed.
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