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Old 07-05-2011, 07:49 AM   #1
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Towing the Rockwood Fifth Wheel Questions?

We have a 2010 Rockwood 8286WS fifth wheel and a 2006 Chev 2500HD pick-up with a Reese 16K slider hitch and are experiencing a lot of jerking both fore and back and up and down while towing, especially on the concrete interstates. Any recomendations?

Also, I am running about 11 - 12 mpg. How is everyone else doing with a similar set-up?
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Old 07-05-2011, 07:58 AM   #2
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Your gas mileage is about right IMO for that camper and truck.

What you are experiencing is called "chucking" and is covered completely here:
http://www.forestriverforums.com/for...ing-14408.html
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