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Old 07-16-2012, 08:41 AM   #21
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One thing Im having trouble finding is the true GVWR of this camper. One site says 5000LBS. Another says 5500LBS.

My truck is spec'd for 5000LBS tow capacity (2011 explorer Limited) so it'll be tight, the dry weight is 4300LBS on this trailer.

I figure I'll try it out and if my truck has too much trouble going uphill, I'll trade it in for a pickup , wife isnt too happy about that but you know...

Thanks!
Have you called a dealer who has one?
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Old 07-16-2012, 08:52 AM   #22
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Have you called a dealer who has one?

I'll try and do that today...
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Old 07-16-2012, 11:10 PM   #23
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I have an 04 255rs that I picked up a month ago. I don't have a tow vehicle yet but we are looking at Expeditions. I thought the Explorer would be to small.

I just got done adding a TV to the bunk room and a new TV in the kitchen
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Old 07-17-2012, 11:05 PM   #24
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The GVWR on the sticker for my camper is 5500. I would definitely get something bigger than the explorer to pull it. My F150 pulls it great, minus the gas mileage, but, what are you going to do. I'll be happy to share any info that I can.
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