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Old 08-04-2013, 11:48 PM   #1
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2013 Toyota Tundra 1/2 Ton

Which one will tow better with our Toyota, a travel trailer like the Rockwood Windjammer, or Fifth Wheel like the Rockwood Signature Ultra Lite? Any input is greatly appreciated. Thank you!
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Old 08-04-2013, 11:51 PM   #2
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I drive a Chevy 1500 and my Jammer tows very nicely behind it.

Sorry, can't help you on the Toyota side of things but friends of mine have Tundras and they tow a lot of things, but no campers!
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Old 08-04-2013, 11:59 PM   #3
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We really like the Windjammers as well. Anytime we talk to dealers about them, they all say the same thing, they can't keep them on their lots very long! What model do you have?
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Old 08-05-2013, 12:08 AM   #4
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I notice a lot of people have Tundras on these forums. I have a 2007 crew max. You will have to get air bags no matter what you do. They have good power but the tongue weight is only 400 pounds {guess } If you go 5th wheel you lose the back of your truck. Many pros and cons for both sides
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If you have the Crewmax with a shortbed the manual advises to not tow a 5th wheel. I have an 08 Crewmax with towing package and it tows very well. Good luck!
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Your Tundra is a capable hauler but not as capable as the diesel. Good luck!
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Your Tundra is a capable hauler but not as capable as the diesel. Good luck!
Ditto! Good luck on your trailer decision.
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I notice a lot of people have Tundras on these forums. I have a 2007 crew max. You will have to get air bags no matter what you do. They have good power but the tongue weight is only 400 pounds {guess } If you go 5th wheel you lose the back of your truck. Many pros and cons for both sides
I have a 2013 Tundra tow rating 9700 pounds, my manual does not place a specific limit on the tongue weight it says 11% of trailer weight. I take this to mean 11% of 9700 pounds = 1067 pounds allowed toungue weight, as long as you don't exceed vehicle and axle weight limits. Myself I am pulling a Wildwood 26TBSS, when loaded, full propane, Batteries and fresh water on board I am well over 900 pounds and feel quite comfortable with this. As far as towing the load over 7,000 pounds it is not a problem for this Tundra but gas mileage sucks at about 8 mpg.
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What do you think Dave?
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This is what I tow with my Tundra, it kills me on gas but pulls the camper good.
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