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Old 03-20-2013, 10:17 PM   #1
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Question Towing the Flagstaff 8528IKWS .....

Does the Forum have any members towing the 8528IKWS or Rockwood 8289WS with a 2011>Chevrolet/GMC 2500HD that is a 4X4. The rear ends of these trucks are higher than ever putting bed side rails at 58" . I"m really concerned about having clearance and keeping the nose of the FW close to level. Thanks. -George-
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Old 03-20-2013, 10:32 PM   #2
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Modern fifth wheels are designed and aware of the height of modern trucks. I pull my Sabre with a 2012 Ram 3500 4x4 DRW. It's really high, too and I don't have any issues.
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Old 03-21-2013, 09:40 AM   #3
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i pull the 8528ikws with a 2012 f250 4x4, no problem. I dont know the side rail height, but I will measure it when I get home later today.
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Old 03-21-2013, 10:46 AM   #4
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Thank You, Mathsub. I really appreciate it. -George-
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Old 03-21-2013, 05:46 PM   #5
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I have a 2010 8528 RKS that I tow with a 2009 GMC 2500 4X4. I have a bit over 5" of clearance and have not had any issues. It tows a few inches "high" in the front but I have never noticed a problem and in general it tows great.
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