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Old 05-03-2012, 08:25 AM   #21
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Picked uo our 365saq 3/21/12 and headed from OH to FL on 3/23/12 for spring break. Towing with a 2011 2500 Silverado Duramax CC 4x4 long bed. Truck squats about 2 inches, which is perfect for me. Set the cruise on 70 and never looked back. TN wasn't a problem (although you may consider taking 25A around the landslide, we lost almost 2hrs sitting).
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Old 05-03-2012, 09:35 AM   #22
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Everyone.... Post your pics with the 365 hitched up. Detail your TV.
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Old 05-03-2012, 11:10 AM   #23
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I have that exact setup. 2011 F-250 and 2012 365SAQ. We have owned it now for 3 months and have put about 3000 miles on it so far. It tows great. I was worried after reading about needing a dually, but it is not needed. I usually run about 70 with the cruise set and get 10 mpg. I have added F-350 SRW springs to my truck instead of the airbags, but that is completely up to you.
Did you order the springs online or get them installed at the dealer. Is your ride any different when not towing? We tow on weekends primarily and don't want the harshness throughout the week if I can avoid it. That's why I'm leaning more toward the bags.
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It is a F250 for insurance purposes. I added factory F350 SRW overload springs and blocks to prevent sag. Thanks
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I found a axle for a 2011 online in a junk yard and contacted the saler. I explained that I did not need the axle, but wanted the rear springs, U bolts, blocks, and brackets that are added to the frame. He sent all of the parts and I seperated the springs, added the spacer and top overload to my original spring pack. Then I installed the taller blocks and U bolts. It rides just like it did stock. It has been the best thing I have done to the truck so far. I did not use air bags because I did not want to have to adjust them all the time. Next I am adding the factory sway bar.
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Old 05-04-2012, 12:56 PM   #26
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Ordered the air lift kit today, part # 57396. Going to put these on next weekend. Hoping to close the deal shortly thereafter. I'm not going to go with a compressor to start, I'll just put the valve near the license plate and fill up prior to travel.
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Ordered the air lift kit today, part # 57396. Going to put these on next weekend. Hoping to close the deal shortly thereafter. I'm not going to go with a compressor to start, I'll just put the valve near the license plate and fill up prior to travel.

That's what I did for a year and a half with my other truck. I carried one of the small portable air tanks with me in case I had to put some air while on the road and away from a station. It worked fine.
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Truck is at the shop getting the bags installed. I opened the package and said, nuh uh, I am not doin this. Too many parts, intricate directions. I consider myself pretty handy but in the essence of safety I chose to have them installed by a local installer who did this on my previous TV.

Towing the current TT to the dealer Saturday, choosing the new unit and hope to seal a deal. Perhaps this is for a different thread but does anyone know if a vent is pre-installed on the 365 for the dryer setup? Do you have to have this factory installed to get this. DW is saying this is a deal breaker b/c of the extensive time away we'll be in this thing that a washer/dryer is needed.
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Old 06-19-2012, 08:39 PM   #29
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Hey guys,

Thanks for putting my mind at ease quite a bit (especially with the 250 pulling the 365, beautiful I must say) as I have a 2012 Ford F350 CC SRW FX4 SB and going in a week and a half to Ohio to go pick up my new Sierra 365SAQ. I have been pinged so many different ways of whether im at weight, under weight or over weight and have been stressing over my TV as this is my first 5er. If you have any other suggestions or advice please feel free to let me know, but I see you all towing them so Im pretty sure my rig can handle it as well
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Old 06-20-2012, 12:27 AM   #30
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All I can say is I love our dually, at least when towing the 365. The stability is better but looking back a srw one ton would be fine.
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