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Old 05-28-2011, 09:14 PM   #1
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28RKBS Weights

Could someone tell me what dry hitch, GVWR and unloaded Vehicle weight would be for this 5er. I'm getting different numbers everywhere I look. The 5er we loked at said unloaded 9219lbs but when I pull from the net or look at the brouchere it's different. Help!! We waited to long for our on order Rockwood so we are dealing on a 2011 wildcat 28RKSB
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Old 05-28-2011, 09:53 PM   #2
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The only numbers I have would be from the brochure spec page.
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Old 05-29-2011, 08:50 AM   #3
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Thanks Bill. I will be pulling the "Cat' with the same truck as you. Pulls good???
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Old 05-29-2011, 09:31 AM   #4
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I have the same setup as Bill. It pulls great, I think you'll be pleased with it.

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Old 05-29-2011, 09:43 AM   #5
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The truck pulls great no complaints yet. You will love the power. As soon as the stock shocks wear out I will be replacing them with better quaility. I just don't think that the stock shocks are worth too much when it comes to towing..
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Old 06-20-2011, 10:25 PM   #6
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Just a question about weight Bill. I think I'm a bit heavy on the truck. What I got was
Steering 4541lbs
Drivers 4828lbs
Trailer axles 8290lbs.
The GCWR is fine at 17659lbs and it pulls great but the truck GVWR is 9200lbs. This was with full diesel wife, myself 3/4 water m/t black and grey. You about the same??? The reason I ask is I would like to put an extra fuel tank on but that will put me way over. Or am I confused?
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Old 06-21-2011, 01:09 PM   #7
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If you've met (or exceeded) your GVWR already, you may have to forget about adding the extra fuel tank, bummer.
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Old 06-21-2011, 01:18 PM   #8
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Just a question about weight Bill. I think I'm a bit heavy on the truck. What I got was
Steering 4541lbs
Drivers 4828lbs
Trailer axles 8290lbs.
The GCWR is fine at 17659lbs and it pulls great but the truck GVWR is 9200lbs. This was with full diesel wife, myself 3/4 water m/t black and grey. You about the same??? The reason I ask is I would like to put an extra fuel tank on but that will put me way over. Or am I confused?
Yep, you have the same problem as my 2500HD Duramax. Maxed out truck long before max tow rating. Your numbers show overloaded by 350 pounds already. Diesel is about 7.15 pounds per gallon so a 20 gallon pony tank would add another 150 pounds or so not counting the tank.
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Old 06-21-2011, 07:09 PM   #9
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Well then I guess my wife will just have to buy me a new 3500HD...chances are slim to none I be thinking
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She might re-think that after your first breakdown in the middle of no where. My wife was totally on board with replacing all my truck and camper tires last year after a very unexpected blow out on the beltway around Washington DC just before rush hour.

Not that I would wish that on anyone!
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