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Old 03-15-2014, 06:44 PM   #1
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Short bed truck

Does Anyone tow their trilogy with a short bed truck . We have a mega cab 3500 ram with short box and I was wondering if anyone is using the same truck and what kind of slider they have. I was looking at a pull right and they stated that some trailers are too wide to make a 90' turn. We don't pick up our unit till May and I am just trying to figure out witch hitch I should get . Thanks in advance.

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Old 03-16-2014, 08:29 AM   #2
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We pull our 3650 RL with a 6 foot Silverado bed, no slider. I keep an eye on the cap and truck and have never really come close. IMO and from what I have read, with the new designs of the aerodynamic caps, the need for a slider is very limited.

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Old 03-16-2014, 08:32 AM   #3
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I have a short bed Ram and an Andersen hitch, no problem jack knifing my Sierra.

But, always best to go find a big parking lot and try it in a controlled environment instead of getting caught in a bind.
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Old 03-17-2014, 01:04 AM   #4
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Thanks Igray and SKnight for the info😃
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Old 03-17-2014, 05:46 AM   #5
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5' 6" short bed--------------

I pull a Rockwood Fifth wheel 8285-WS with a 5'6" F-150 with a short bed. I use a Pul-Rite #3100 hitch. I also have had my truck at 90 degrees to the front cap of the fifth wheel with clearance. I did have to use the hitch lift kit
because of high bed rails. You will have to use the heavier Pul-Rite hitch for the weight of your new unit such as the ISR super glide 18K
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