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Old 03-26-2015, 09:42 PM   #11
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I just installed the brake controller last night, WD hitch the dealer is installing on Monday when I pick up. My concern is the weight, our 2015 GX460 is rated at 6500 lbs so it's really close.
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Old 03-26-2015, 09:42 PM   #12
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Did you buy it at Camping World?
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Old 03-26-2015, 11:43 PM   #13
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I hate the weight police, but this trailer dry (meaning no propane, no battery, no food, no clothing, no dishes, no beer) leaves the factory just shy of 6300 lbs.

Start tacking on "stuff" and you're going to be well over the towing capacity of your truck.

I tow with an Expedition and a 9300# tow rating and can definitely tell the Cherokee is back there.

As far as the Tow/Haul button - I use it every time, RPMs race and performance really suffers when I don't.
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Old 03-27-2015, 12:23 PM   #14
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As far as the television brackets, I can tell you that I have a 32" LED and while light enough to hang, the VESA (the screw pattern on the back for the mount to attach to) is too large for what came with the camper, and it does not appear that PAW makes a larger version.

Check the pattern on the TV you're looking at and ensure that the distance between the holes is the same as the PAW mount that came with the trailer. I believe the one that comes from FR is designed to hold up to a 30 lb. TV.

As a follow-up to my own comments on the VESA pattern on the TV. I emailed PAW yesterday and they provided the below link to purchase an adapter to convert their smaller (100x100 / 75x75) bracket to the larger 100x200 VESA pattern.

Universal Polymer TV Adapter Bracket Vesa 200mm x 100mm | eBay
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Old 03-27-2015, 03:31 PM   #15
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Congrats on the new Cherokee. My wife and I just purchased a new 274dbh this year as well. I have a 32" led mounted to the paw mount over entertainment center. I did have to relocate the paw mount higher because the TV mount location was high on the back but other than that slight modification it fit great. One word of caution, our trailer had stickers in the bedroom identifying a TV backer board behind the sliding doors and ceiling. When talking to the dealer they removed the sticker from the ceiling because they couldn't locate what they thought would be anything in the ceiling that would support a TV mount. I found a mount that fits between the doors allowing them to close fully, so I mounted a 22" TV in bedroom.
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Depending on when you plan to take your new toy out for its first trip, you might want the dealer to rewinterize it after doing the PDI. Weather looks like it could be in the low 20's in PA this weekend. Get the dealer to show you how to winterize and dewinterize.
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Aaron would you mind telling me which mount you used in the bedroom as I bought 2 thinking they would work but no luck.
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Well we made the 1 hour trip home towing with the GX460 and it handled and drove really nice so feel a bit more confident! So far our first impressions of the 274DBH is awesome!! My wife thinks it looks like a night club inside with those blue LEDS but I love them!
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Aaron would you mind telling me which mount you used in the bedroom as I bought 2 thinking they would work but no luck.
Here is the mount I used, I just checked amazon and it's currently unavailable but if you find one of similar dimensions it should work just fine.
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Well we made the 1 hour trip home towing with the GX460 and it handled and drove really nice so feel a bit more confident! So far our first impressions of the 274DBH is awesome!! My wife thinks it looks like a night club inside with those blue LEDS but I love them!

Excellent! I'm sure you'll love it, we do ours. I'm adding a dimmer to the LEDs this weekend to make them a little friendlier on the eyes - mine make my camper look like an alien spacecraft has landed in the woods.
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