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Old 12-01-2009, 09:52 PM   #1
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Towing my Sandpiper 36.5

I am new to RV's, so I probably should have ask this question before buying both truck and camper. My truck is a 08 Dodge 2500 4x4 with the 6.7 diesel. I just purchased a 05 Sandpiper 36.5 RLT.
Going to try and pick it up tommorrow. Does anyone think that I will have a problem pulling it?

05 Sandpiper 365 RLT
08 Dodge 2500 6.7 Diesel 4x4
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Old 12-02-2009, 08:08 AM   #2
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the 09 have 13600 lb towing capacity and i found this it for a 09 camper may help may not 1st number is hitch wieght 2nd number is unit wieght 3rd number is GVWR So according to those figures you be over wieght. Wow that is one large and heavy unit

356RL 2,154 10,876 14,154

365RG 2,305 10,959 14,305

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Old 12-02-2009, 08:27 AM   #3
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You don't say which cab or bed you have but you should be right at the limits of the Ram. You're probably going to need air bags to tote that thing. Or you could add the overload springs that the 3500's have. That's the only difference between the 2500 and the 3500 Rams.

Post back some more info and we'll be able to be more accurate. I searched and couldn't find a 36.5 RLT but I found a 365RLT. it says it weighs 10,420 ULW so the GVWR is probably in the 13,000 lb range, which means you'll have a pin weight of in the 2500 lb range.
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Old 12-02-2009, 10:54 PM   #4
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It is a quad cab with the short bed....How much $ am I looking at at putting airbags on vs putting the springs on it....It is the 365 RLT
05 Sandpiper 365 RLT
08 Dodge 2500 6.7 Diesel 4x4
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Old 12-03-2009, 05:28 AM   #5
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I have a 295rlt Sierra UVW 9460 loaded around 11800.I am about 100# over on rear axle.I have the 10000# option for truck added air bags which made a big difference.Bags are $250-300 if you install yourself was not hard on Ford.Not the same truck or trailer but should give you some idea on weights.Truck pulls trailer w/no problem
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