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Old 11-01-2013, 08:53 PM   #1
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Towing question

Hello everyone.... Wondering if someone could answer a question... I was considering a new 365SAQ next year.... My question is.. can I tow it with my 2011 F250 6.7 diesel? It's not a dually but I do have an airbag set up in her already....

I have gotten answers all over the place from I would be slightly over my GVW to "you wont have any problems pulling it with your truck? I have pulled 15k with it before.... not a fifth wheel... Looking forward to hearing from you skilled folks....
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Old 11-01-2013, 09:10 PM   #2
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Personally, in my opinion, you would have no problem pulling it, but would be quite over weight.
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Old 11-01-2013, 09:12 PM   #3
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Over my gross vehicle weight?
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Old 11-01-2013, 09:16 PM   #4
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Yes. Again, haven't looked at any numbers, but I'm sure you would be. Load your truck up with normal camping stuff (firewood, family, maybe cooler) and weigh it. That subtracted from gvwr posted on the door jam will tell you for sure what you can still haul.

Then, it's up to you. I'm over on my gvwr, but under axle and tire ratings and feel very stable and safe pulling, hauling, and most importantly, stopping my fifth wheel.
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Old 11-01-2013, 09:20 PM   #5
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Hey.... thanks for the info..... I'd probably be over my gvw by at least 800 to 1000 lbs... how do I know what my axle is rated for? I'm also running 20" tires.... don't know if that helps or hurts
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I have a 2011 f 250 6.7 diesel with air bags. I also have a 2013 365saq. The truck pulls, stops and handles it perfect. I have gone from atl to Orlando twice, been in the north ga mountains and it did fine. The difference between a 350 and 250 are the rear springs.
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That's great to hear>.... thanks a lot for the reply.. my wife wants the 365 bad..... told her to keep her shirt on while I make sure...... once we get it..... then the shirt'll come off.......
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Hey.... thanks for the info..... I'd probably be over my gvw by at least 800 to 1000 lbs... how do I know what my axle is rated for? I'm also running 20" tires.... don't know if that helps or hurts
I can't possibly imagine being that far overweight. I know people do it, but that's a LOT.
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Please read posts 7, 9, & 13 in this thread: 5th Wheel Towable With 1/2 Ton Truck
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Old 11-02-2013, 03:57 PM   #10
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this is for a 2012 model year 356saq coach, I know that # is off, dont think you will be that far or even over gross on the rear axle, how much can the axle carry on your truck? get it weighed now and try to find some numbers, their should be people on here that will have a # for that pin in the camping config
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