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Old 01-24-2011, 07:37 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by TravisGSF View Post
Thanks Big Red. I'm getting the ecoboost! Haven't gotten it in yet. Thanks
You have to let us know what its like when you get it. I for one am very curious.


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Old 01-24-2011, 09:17 PM   #22
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I test drove that Eco-Boost, a couple weeks ago. signed up at my local dealer. They came right to the house with it !! Dam.............wish I waited an purchased a 2011 That truck has Balls !! Your not having any problems pulling with that thing !! I may trade my 2010 in yet !! That V-6 Eco is awsome !! If anyone has a chance to drive one, They should, because when them turbo's kick in ! Watch out !! Your going to want one! The gas milage is what interests me too !

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Old 02-15-2011, 07:02 PM   #23
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Things I have learned are always buy more than you want or need right now. If you think "oh that would be nice but we don't really need it" then get it, you won't be sorry. We have a 8317rkss and love it. We added everything we could to it and are not sorry at all. Make sure you have good trailer tires and definitely a good hitch. We have equalizer 1200lb hitch and it works excellent. Enjoy! I have a 2011 F350 6.7l diesel. My Father just ordered the new ecoboost. You will definitely have no trouble pulling that trailer.
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Old 03-12-2011, 08:02 PM   #24
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Originally Posted by BigRed
What engine do you have in your 2011 F-150 ?? V-6,Eco or V-8,5.4 or 6.2 you'll be Ok pulling it! Yes its a long trailer, but drive carefully and take your time you'll be ok! We pull the Rockwood Windjammer 3065,its 34'+ with a 2010 F-150 5.4 V-8, Equalizer-4PT-Sway control hitch with 1200lbs bars.w/Prodagy 3P Brake controller. Pulls great....sweaking all the way!
Hey Big Red, I recently put a post elsewhere, in the towing/load forum I believe and have been asking opinions on towing a 34' with my 03 GMC Sierra V8 5.3L 3.73 gear ratio Z-71 4WD with tow package. I am under the weight limit for this truck and will have equalizer hitch/sway bars. Some are saying the trailer is too much for the truck, but it looks like you are pulling much of the same; what's your opinion on this setup and where do you travel? I am heading from OKC to Port Aransas to sit for awhile. Appreciate the info.

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