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Old 07-04-2017, 03:32 PM   #3541
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Lol its a Ford not a Dodge
My max tow is a Lot more than the 8420 lbs the trailer is dry weight.
Ford guy here too but what is your payload and pin weight? Unless it has max payload you are probably over.
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Old 07-04-2017, 03:49 PM   #3542
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Lol its a Ford not a Dodge
My max tow is a Lot more than the 8420 lbs the trailer is dry weight.
Dry weights for suckers! That thing hasn't weighed dry weight since it came off the the assembly line (and not even then!).

What's your GVWR?
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Old 07-04-2017, 04:40 PM   #3543
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Went from a 34 foot class A to this. Silverado 3500HD dully with Duramax and 42 foot Silverback 37MBH. Total length is now 58 feet.
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Old 07-04-2017, 04:52 PM   #3544
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Went from a 34 foot class A to this. Silverado 3500HD dully with Duramax and 42 foot Silverback 37MBH. Total length is now 58 feet.
I bet that takes a little practice to get down the driveway! Impressive.
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Old 07-04-2017, 05:29 PM   #3545
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LOL, there is no escaping the weight police.
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Old 07-04-2017, 06:03 PM   #3546
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I bet that takes a little practice to get down the driveway! Impressive.
Thanks! Yes it does but I am getting use to it.
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Old 07-04-2017, 06:04 PM   #3547
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I bet that takes a little practice to get down the driveway! Impressive.


I went from a 27' TT to that beast. Took me several tries to back it in. The camp host took mercy on me and talked me through it. It was definitely different.
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Old 07-04-2017, 06:06 PM   #3548
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Went from a 34 foot class A to this. Silverado 3500HD dully with Duramax and 42 foot Silverback 37MBH. Total length is now 58 feet.
I know about length after pulling my 43' Montana. Going forward you don't know it is there,,,
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Old 07-04-2017, 08:20 PM   #3549
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I went from a 27' TT to that beast. Took me several tries to back it in. The camp host took mercy on me and talked me through it. It was definitely different.
Yep it had been a while since I backed up a trailer. The dealership had an attached campground that was mostly empty so I backed into several different sites to get the feel of the new rig.
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Old 07-04-2017, 10:04 PM   #3550
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Yep it had been a while since I backed up a trailer. The dealership had an attached campground that was mostly empty so I backed into several different sites to get the feel of the new rig.
I noticed your user name, are you a ham? I am KK4ZYM.
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Old 07-04-2017, 10:44 PM   #3551
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Thanks! Yes it does but I am getting use to it.
No way around having a spottter when backing into the 12' space at the storage facility. I have to come in at a right angle. Sometimes I'm lucky and get it on the 2nd backup. Other times it will take 4 or 5. Only about 35' from where the nose is supposed to be and the building in front.
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Old 07-05-2017, 04:21 AM   #3552
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I noticed your user name, are you a ham? I am KK4ZYM.
Yes I am. I had a Kenwood 480 installed in my class A with a screwdriver antenna on the back.
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Old 07-05-2017, 06:40 AM   #3553
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Nice. What ford did you get
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Added JBA exhaust along with Airaid air intake.

Installed Airlift air bags as well.

the new trailer weighs ~100 lbs more than our old bunkhouse.
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Old 07-05-2017, 06:50 AM   #3554
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Airbags are the best choice ( in my opinion) for a level tow. I added helper springs to my 2500 which makes it equivalent to a 3500. Fine when towing BUT harder more bouncy ride around town.
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Old 07-05-2017, 08:07 AM   #3555
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New TV for the 204rd

Upgraded from a Jeep Cherokee to and Grand Cherokee. Now the weight is not an issue!
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Old 07-05-2017, 08:31 AM   #3556
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That's GOOD!! Enjoy!!
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Old 07-05-2017, 08:40 AM   #3557
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Upgraded from a Jeep Cherokee to and Grand Cherokee. Now the weight is not an issue!
NICE LEVEL SET UP.
unlike this professional hauler... seen in Quebec last weekend.
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Yes I am. I had a Kenwood 480 installed in my class A with a screwdriver antenna on the back.
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Old 07-05-2017, 09:45 AM   #3559
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Heading east on the North Cascades Highway in WA. This was the maiden voyage and the 170 mile drive took us from 8ft to 5477ft above sea level.

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ID:	143714Finally got this thing leveled out...had added some toungue weight with interior cabinets, batteries and spare tire moved to the front. It was riding about 3" too low upfront. But now alls good.

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