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Old 06-02-2016, 11:31 AM   #1
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First fifth wheel

We are converting to our first fifth wheel from a 32 foot travel trailer anything we should know besides the hitch is different and obviously differences in weight? Here's a photo of the new 5th wheel

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Old 06-02-2016, 11:32 AM   #2
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Gratz on the new 5er.
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Old 06-02-2016, 11:39 AM   #3
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Nice. It sits higher so watch gas station clearances. It will track farther out when turning meaning it's easier to hit curbs. Enjoy.
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Nice and congrats. Like mentioned it is higher and will cut corners on you. Backing is a little different but you will probably adjust quickly. Just give that some time and practice.
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Congrats on your Silverback!
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Old 06-02-2016, 01:41 PM   #6
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Very Nice!! Congrats!!
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Old 06-02-2016, 05:45 PM   #7
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Thanks, very good info. We are excited to upgrade.

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Old 06-02-2016, 05:51 PM   #8
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Congratulations on the Creek and welcome to the forums from SW Idaho.

It will turn quick on you so slow and easy is suggested.

Hang a bandana over the rearview mirror, nose cap is gonna look REAL close...
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Old 06-02-2016, 05:53 PM   #9
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Ah...I see

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Old 06-03-2016, 02:21 PM   #10
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Congrats! Once you go to 5th wheel, you will never go back.
Love those frameless Windows.
It will tow better and it will feel lighter even though it's heavier (excluding hills where you will always feel the weight)
Backing in is different, but you will find it to be easier. Always remember you are much taller now.



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