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Old 10-16-2013, 10:38 AM   #11
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vengeance 25 v

I bought one the first week of August, and have hauled my Road King from Buffalo- Ashville- Bristol and home with no problem. I am using a 2009 f150,5.4 with 3.73 axle. The truck knows there is something behind it and mileage is around 8mpg, but it hauls it. We have also hauled two atvs 400 miles and worked fine, especially with no large hills. We have 3500 miles on so far this year and love it.
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Old 10-16-2013, 03:59 PM   #12
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Thank you for the feedback. I've been all week that my truck woild have an hard time pulling yhe 25V. You did make me feel better about it. My truck is an 2010 F150 with an 5.4 and 3.55 gears. Trailer life site stated that it would pull 9800lbs. I want to be safe and not tear up my truck. Thanks again.
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Old 10-16-2013, 04:09 PM   #13
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Do you have any idea what your cargo carrying capacity is for your F150? It should be on a yellow + white sticker saying, "the maximum amount of occupants and cargo is X lbs."?

That's a lot of tongue weight. I know some will go down when you load the Harley in, but still.

What else are you loading in the truck? You and the wife? Any kids?

It may be worthwhile going through the math exercise to find out how much tongue weight your truck can handle and seeing if this camper will fall within that.
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Old 10-16-2013, 04:17 PM   #14
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Not sure about the cago weight of the truck. It's just me and the wife. The Harley weights about an 1000lbs. I've been torn between the Work and Play 21VFB and the Vengeance 25v. They both weight about the same. I like the WAP but the wife likes the room in the Vengeance. I want the best product for the money.
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Old 11-05-2013, 12:35 PM   #15
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I puller the 25 V from the dealership with my F150 and knew it was back there. I was worried that I was going to put a lot of wear on the truck pulling that much weight. I went ahead and purchase an 2014 Ram 2500 with the Cummins diesel. I pulled this past weekend and it did great. I was getting around 13.7 mpg. It should get better after the truck is broke in good. Thanks for all the advice.
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Old 11-05-2013, 12:50 PM   #16
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Sounds like a good move, Devil Dawg!
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Old 11-05-2013, 03:20 PM   #17
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Keep us updated! I am waiting on my 29V to get here!
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Old 11-11-2013, 07:12 AM   #18
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We went on our first trip this weekend. The Ram 2500 pulled the 25V with no issues. It's a pulling machine. I did not take the Harley this trip. Wanted to get all the bugs out prior to hauling the bike. The trip went very well. The camp ground was not great but meeting friends at this central location was good. Now I need to figure out what I need go do for cold weather. Thjs site has a lot of good information.
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Old 07-28-2014, 04:31 PM   #19
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i have a 25v and i when i bought it i had a dodge ram 1500 wich has a higher towing rating than the ford f150. my dodge worked hard to pull it especially with the bike in it.. 2003 fatboy 930 lbs plus all our gear. the 25v i a little too much for a 1500. you might want to upgrade ur truck or test that salesmans word.. i love my vengeance so i upgraded my truck..
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Old 07-31-2014, 03:10 PM   #20
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Tongue weight: I know on mine where the gear weight goes you'll take some off of the tongue. It's a percentage thing. On my toy hauler the back of the camper is 50% of the distance from axle to back that axle to tongue is. So 50% of the weight I put back there comes off of the front. Toy haulers seem to be a little tongue heavy empty but it's kinda expected I guess since you are going to haul something, probably.

Tow vehicle: I have a 25RR and with it loaded (all gear in containers in back to take weight off of tongue) I'm pulling probably 5,500 lbs. I DEFINITELY know it's back there behind my Ford F-150 and pulling big hills (like in mountains) involves much pain and suffering on my soul if I'm trying to pull at highway speeds (ain't gonna happen, enjoy passing me). On secondary roads I don't have to plow the air as hard (going slower) and it's not so big a deal. I'd say get a Ford F-250 or Dodge 2500/Chevy 2500 if you plan on pulling some serious hills.
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