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Old 07-17-2018, 11:18 PM   #301
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I'm pissed, I bought this fifth wheel and I'll be damn if I can find a hitch to tow it with!
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Old 07-18-2018, 12:11 AM   #302
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I'm pissed, I bought this fifth wheel and I'll be damn if I can find a hitch to tow it with!

Maybe you can get behind and push.
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Old 07-18-2018, 12:18 AM   #303
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Drill a hole in the trunk. Add a set of coil over shocks and haul butt!
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Old 07-18-2018, 10:29 AM   #304
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I'm pissed, I bought this fifth wheel and I'll be damn if I can find a hitch to tow it with!
This guy did it:

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Old 07-18-2018, 12:46 PM   #305
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I love it! Pahahahahahah!
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Old 07-26-2018, 06:43 AM   #306
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Just like a dealer ya you can tow that. Later RJD
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Old 07-26-2018, 08:23 PM   #307
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Good replies guys, Yall got my sense of humor. Sorry.
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Old 07-26-2018, 09:32 PM   #308
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Drill a hole in the trunk. Add a set of coil over shocks and haul butt!
That's crazy. He'll need air bags, too.
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Old 08-07-2018, 10:30 AM   #309
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I took this shot at my house last year in Denver as a joke...

Someone on a chatboard was going off about gas mileage and towing and was considering a smaller pickup to tow a big 5'ver...

"Oh...I only go within 50 miles of my house!" kind of justifications...

So I used my old daily driver with my 5'ver and said this was my solution for better gas mileage:
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Old 08-07-2018, 11:01 AM   #310
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Truck to trailer hitch distances when turning

I just upgraded from a 22' to a 35' Wildwood. So, making the normal turns that are a little tight caused me to crack my tail light.
By the time I seen how close it was to my truck in the turn, it had already cracked it.
The only way that I can see avoiding this issue would be a slightly longer hitch, which I haven't been able to find anywhere.
I know that I can't be the only one with this issue. I have a class A license. So, I'm ok with backing, but the distance between the back of the truck and front of the trailer, I need just a little more space.
Any help would be greatly appreciated as I'm about to take my first camping trip with it and the sites to back into are a little tight even for our old 22' camper.
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Old 08-07-2018, 02:25 PM   #311
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I just upgraded from a 22' to a 35' Wildwood. So, making the normal turns that are a little tight caused me to crack my tail light.
By the time I seen how close it was to my truck in the turn, it had already cracked it.
The only way that I can see avoiding this issue would be a slightly longer hitch, which I haven't been able to find anywhere.
I know that I can't be the only one with this issue. I have a class A license. So, I'm ok with backing, but the distance between the back of the truck and front of the trailer, I need just a little more space.
Any help would be greatly appreciated as I'm about to take my first camping trip with it and the sites to back into are a little tight even for our old 22' camper.
I had that problem several years ago when I used a Dodge 1-ton van to haul my 26-foot Coachman TT and the back fender of the van would make contact with the front of the trailer in tight turns.

Had dents and scratches on both sides of the truck and the van!

I just learned to not back up so tightly.
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Old 11-02-2018, 07:35 AM   #312
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i drove my brand new ( bought in november) fully loaded toyota tundra attached to my brand new ( picked it up in january) rockwood 8329, out to arizona in february 2014. Yes the tundra towed very well...and very importantly...was very comfortable. 5000 miles driven and still felt great in the seat.
However there are 2 drawbacks to the tundra 1. A 26 gallon gas tank. 2. 8 miles to the gallon towing. Range with reserves was 160 miles.
just wanted to ask how the tunda did towing the 8329ss
just oedered one and as a newbie wanted to see if you felt good about towing it
have saw mixed opinions
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What do you call 500 lawyers at the bottom of the ocean? A good start...

whj nailed it. I tow a 30WRLTSA with an F350 extended cab long bed 6.0 leaker diesel. I know it's back there, but I have no trouble moving briskly away from a stoplight, and bringing the load to a safe stop, and don't lose MPH on any grades I have encountered in the mostly flat Midwest. I guesstimate it would do fine nearly anywhere. My old TV, an F250 with the 5.4 Triton took a bit to get moving, and always lost speed going up even mild hills. There is no replacement for displacement, and you can't have too much luck, time, money, or horsepower. I venture to say that if a dealer tells you "I tow these all the time with my (Chevy, Ford, Nissan, Dodge, Etc.) 1/2 ton", he is referring to towing the things around the parking lot after they are delivered.


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