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Old 10-09-2016, 08:57 AM   #1
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Hi everyone!

New RV owner here! Just purchased a 2017 Evo T2250. Very excited! We will be towing with my 2006 f150 4.6. I'm slightly nervous about that part. Dry weight 4301 lbs and my max tow weight on the f150 is 6300. Should I be concerned?
Also, what basic supplies should I make sure we have before our maiden voyage?
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Old 10-09-2016, 09:01 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum its a great place to get your questions answered

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Old 10-09-2016, 09:14 AM   #3
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Spend a night, prepare a couple meals, do a living cycle in "Camp Driveway." You will discover all the things you "missed" while they are only steps away in the house.

Welcome aboard, and you are gonna have a great time !!!

While we defer on the truck comments to those more knowledgeable about one like yours, will drop a gentle suggestion that heat is the worst enemy of your transmission. If you don't have a "towing package" / transmission cooler then that might be one item on the short list of Tow Vehicle ("TV") recommendations.

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Old 10-09-2016, 12:41 PM   #4
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Welcome from SW Ohio ! Enjoy your TT !
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Old 10-09-2016, 02:04 PM   #5
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Welcome to the RV world!!!
Take your truck & trailer to a weigh scale. You can find them
at most Truck Centers. Will cost you about $10 but you'll know
the exact weight of your rig.
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Old 10-09-2016, 03:33 PM   #6
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Welcome from Wisconsin and congrats on your 2017 Evo T2250.
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Old 10-09-2016, 03:55 PM   #7
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Enjoy your new travel trailer!
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Old 10-09-2016, 04:00 PM   #8
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Good afternoon and welcome to the site from SW Idaho.

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Old 10-09-2016, 09:03 PM   #9
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Welcome to the forum from Missouri. I agree about the first trip is best to take either in your drive way or close to home. Enjoy your 2017 Evo T2250. Pull up a camp stool and enjoy the camp fire.
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Welcome to the forum from Chagrin Falls, Ohio. Congrats on your new rig.

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