I probably would have gone straight to the 5th vs a 30' tt for the sake of maneuverability. on the plus side I did play dumb when the dealer told me the cherokee could easily pull this rig... (i actually did know better and had a bigger TV lurking in the shadows). That got my 20 year old truck replaced with a shinny new one after the first trip!
Strategic incompetence, a powerful weapon!
2010 Surveyor SV 291
06 F250 4x4 crew cab PSD
1 DW, 1 purebred mutt, 1 ninja beagle
Nights camped in 2011: 19