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Old 03-22-2019, 11:42 AM   #1
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Cedar Creek 2019 36 Ck2

We will be taking delivery of a new 36CK2 next week. And was lucky to find one with the fiberglass end cap. We live in Alberta Canada. The tow vehicle is a 2018 Chev 3500HD Diesel SRW. I am wondering if there is anyone that has towed their Cedar Creek with a similar truck through the mountains in British Columbia and how it went.
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Old 03-22-2019, 07:54 PM   #2
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I have a Cedar Creek 32RL with a GVWR within 800 pounds of your 36CK2. I like the rear cap. But no you shouldn’t have any trouble pulling your camper. I have 2012 Silverado diesel 3500 SRW. I have no trouble pulling big mountains or coming down with the exhaust brake. I would not have dually if you gave it to me. The Cedar Creek factory has been very good to us. I have had both caps replaced on our camper plus the factory just paid to have the front cap repainted. Enjoy your new camper. We took our Cedar Creek to Alaska in 17, no trouble with camper. By the way what brand of tires did the factory install on your camper
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Old 03-23-2019, 09:07 AM   #3
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I have a Cedar Creek 32RL with a GVWR within 800 pounds of your 36CK2. I like the rear cap. But no you shouldn’t have any trouble pulling your camper. I have 2012 Silverado diesel 3500 SRW. I have no trouble pulling big mountains or coming down with the exhaust brake. I would not have dually if you gave it to me. The Cedar Creek factory has been very good to us. I have had both caps replaced on our camper plus the factory just paid to have the front cap repainted. Enjoy your new camper. We took our Cedar Creek to Alaska in 17, no trouble with camper. By the way what brand of tires did the factory install on your camper
Thanks for the reply. I will let you know the tire brand when I get the trailer. All I know is they are 16" G series 14 ply.
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Old 03-23-2019, 01:18 PM   #4
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We will be taking delivery of a new 36CK2 next week. And was lucky to find one with the fiberglass end cap. We live in Alberta Canada. The tow vehicle is a 2018 Chev 3500HD Diesel SRW. I am wondering if there is anyone that has towed their Cedar Creek with a similar truck through the mountains in British Columbia and how it went.
Not exactly the same but 33IK with a 2018 3500 Crew Cab SRW Diesel. Pulled through the mountains of North Carolina with no concerns. I have the Andersen Ultimate,

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Old 03-24-2019, 01:11 PM   #5
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We have a 2018 Cedar Creek 34RL2. Gross is 16.5K The Diesel engines made in the Dodge, Chevy and Ford will have no trouble pulling. Anytime your in the mountains the pulling is not the issue, stopping is. Since upgrading to a truck with engine brake the stopping issue has gone away. I-70 in Colorado is a good test - it's nice to set the cruise at 65 (traffic permitting) and never have to use the foot brake is really great.
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Old 03-24-2019, 04:52 PM   #6
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I have a 2016 Cedar Creek 36CKTS, which I think is the predecessor of yours. The Gross Vehicle Weight, fully loaded, is 16,000 lbs. I bought the RV, then the truck to match. At that time, the RAM 3500 SRW had a towing capacity of 17,000 lbs. Since I knew I would be going to Alaska, over the Canadian Rockies, I thought a 1,000 cushion was cutting it close. I got the dually, which added 10,000 lbs towing capacity. VERY, VERY happy with my choice.
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Old 03-25-2019, 09:34 PM   #7
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Rocker switch

Of the subject... quick question. On my 2019 36ck2, what is the big black rocker switch in the hall closet where the command screen is located?
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Old 03-25-2019, 10:26 PM   #8
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On mine it's the ceiling fan switch.
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Old 03-26-2019, 07:35 AM   #9
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On mine it's the ceiling fan switch.
Same here.
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