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Old 06-08-2013, 08:57 AM   #11
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We have a 26BH, we have it loaded up to 6300lbs and 700lbs tongue weight, your 28BH will be probably 700lbs or so heavier overall. I tow it with a 2004 F150 FX4 ext cab, 5.4L with 373 gears. The truck tows it just fine, I always run with OD turned off, I can run with OD on but on the slightest knoll it shifts out of OD and into 3rd so its easier just to turn it off and run that way.

Grey Wolfs are pretty nice campers for the price, just as good or slightly better than the Jayco Jay Flights we looked at. Good luck!!
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Old 06-08-2013, 11:32 AM   #12
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Almost bought that one last Monday, and bought the 26BH instead. Pulled it home just fine with '06 Chevy 2WD w/ 5.3L and 3.73 rear end. Got 10 mpg doing it.

We are now outfitting the TT to our liking, ready to go camping soon. It appears to be a high quality but entry-level TT, about all we could afford. Only minor things I see so far are no hatch lifts and the stupid TV mounting system is almost proprietary and impossible to fit an OTC TV, and has no swing arms. Probably going to have to rip it out and start over on TV mounting. Also, no way to get much past a 19" TV on the current TV location.

But it'll do just fine and so far we're happy.
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Old 06-08-2013, 12:04 PM   #13
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I'm using a 2006 F150 Super Crew 4x4 373 rear end with 5.4 liter. I'm glad to hear everyone's experience and these trucks will tow it just fine. The weight I figured it could handle but wasn't sure about drag and wind sway.
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Old 06-09-2013, 12:49 PM   #14
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We are now outfitting the TT to our liking, ready to go camping soon. It appears to be a high quality but entry-level TT, about all we could afford. Only minor things I see so far are no hatch lifts and the stupid TV mounting system is almost proprietary and impossible to fit an OTC TV, and has no swing arms. Probably going to have to rip it out and start over on TV mounting. Also, no way to get much past a 19" TV on the current TV location.
Here is what I installed to keep the upward swinging cabinet doors open, they install easy (only 3 screws) and work very well.
JR Products 70545 Metal Cabinet Door Strut : Amazon.com : Automotive

As for the TV mount, I bought a 21"er for Best Buy and it mounted up just fine, but 21 is the biggest that you can fit in standard location.

Something you might want to look into doing, depending on how handy you are is mounting a TV into the "master bedroom" area. I did this last year while camping one weekend, it took about 2 hrs in total but it was well worth it.

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