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Old 03-17-2014, 05:36 PM   #181
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Old 03-17-2014, 06:05 PM   #182
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I'd like to revise my post.
We're 36 (soon enough) pulling a 35' trailer.

We just upgraded.

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Old 03-27-2014, 03:50 PM   #183
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Old 03-27-2014, 06:29 PM   #184
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Old 03-27-2014, 06:42 PM   #185
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Old 04-03-2014, 12:45 PM   #186
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Old 04-03-2014, 12:51 PM   #187
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Hi, I'm soon to be 64 and tow a 25' Surveyor SP220. I tow at 60 mph most of the time and find that speed and that length of trailer is my comfort zone. The Mrs. and I don't feel the need (yet?) for a bigger trailer; maybe later after she retires (she's 52 and I've already medically retired, she hasn't retired). I guess for me age isn't the factor so much as what you are comfortable towing or driving safely.
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Old 04-03-2014, 08:54 PM   #188
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Old 04-05-2014, 09:35 AM   #189
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Old 04-05-2014, 09:53 AM   #190
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Old 04-08-2014, 08:01 AM   #191
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I am 60 pulling a 20'. The speed that my wife and I find confortable for towing is between 55 and 60mph. Will be pulling a little slower this year though, bought a new Durango and the specs say "50 mph for first 500 miles when towing"!
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Old 04-08-2014, 08:06 AM   #192
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I am 60 pulling a 20'. The speed that my wife and I find confortable for towing is between 55 and 60mph. Will be pulling a little slower this year though, bought a new Durango and the specs say "50 mph for first 500 miles when towing"!

I thought you couldn't tow anything for the first 500 miles on a new car?
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Old 04-08-2014, 10:41 AM   #193
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Old 04-08-2014, 10:59 AM   #194
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Old 04-08-2014, 11:05 AM   #195
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bagged123 you are correct. The kicker though is that the owners manual states (not quoting word for word) that when towing the "1st time" limit speed to 50 miles and hour for the the first 500 miles of "towing" so that the engine/drive train gets use to it.
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Old 04-08-2014, 11:12 AM   #196
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Last year when I bought my new 2014 Silverado 1500 the dealer said I could go right away and pull my Lacrosse 301rls ( 34'8"/ 7026lb) and I did.
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Old 04-08-2014, 11:22 AM   #197
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56, and I pull a 2013 38' Sabre REQS-6 5th wheel with a 2011 Chevy 2500HD crew cab Duaramax/Allison. Total over all length 56'. And weigh in around 20,000 lbs.

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Old 04-08-2014, 02:55 PM   #198
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Last year when I bought my new 2014 Silverado 1500 the dealer said I could go right away and pull my Lacrosse 301rls ( 34'8"/ 7026lb) and I did.
Silverados are a different breed

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Old 04-09-2014, 04:46 PM   #199
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We are 65 and 68(in July). We are now towing a 40' fiver. Decided to live in it part time so we went bigger. Needed a place for the grand kids. Lol
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