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Posted: 04/22/20 09:58pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Super_Dave wrote:

My big question is how many trips across the scales does it take to get all that data?


TWO

One for Truck/Trailer combo
THen drop trailer and do truck alone

1st trip roughly $12
2nd weigh $2 if within 24 hrs at same location as 1st


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JIMNLIN wrote:

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-I found it interesting that the steer axle weight was the same with or without the 5ver hooked on.

I always set my GN and 5th wheel trailer hitch(s) to where it doesn't affect the trucks front axle much if any.

Your 4060 lb drive axle empty weight is one of the highest I've seen even on haulers websites. Is the 4060 lbs number as is from the factory or after you added your stuff in the truck.


The 4060 drive axle weight is all factory, no mods, just the stuff loaded in the bed, hitch, generator, flag pole, blue boy tote, driver, dog and cooler.

* This post was edited 04/28/20 08:30am by allen8106 *


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Old-Biscuit wrote:


Heavy pin ratio.....5vr should track very well w/o any chucking going on

Does it sit level when hooked up/nose high/nose low?
And how is your bed rail clearance----at least 6" (more is better provided 5vr is level)


5th wheel tracks well and we only get a little chucking if we get some rough roads, otherwise it runs pretty smooth 95% of the time.

The 5th wheel sets a little nose high and bed rail clearance is about 5".


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Super_Dave wrote:

My big question is how many trips across the scales does it take to get all that data?


Two, one with the camper on and one with the camper off. They will allow you to leave return as long as you return within 24 hours.

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Michelle.S wrote:

allen8106, I have to ask where did you get the 3,719 - Max Cargo??
I have a 2018 High Country 3500 Dually and right from the door pillar mine is Payload 4930 Lbs.


The max cargo came off the factory sticker in the glove compartment.

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2018 GMC 3500 DRW
9,375 - GAWR - Rear
5,600 - GAWR - Front
13,025 - GVWR

The above seems odd to me when my DRW that's 3 years older has these numbers.

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Doesn't look like there was a question from the OP, just posting numbers from his first weigh.
I questioned why his 2018 3500 Dually had a cargo cap over 1000 Lbs lighter than mine.
And some others questions some of the other numbers.


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Michelle.S wrote:

Doesn't look like there was a question from the OP, just posting numbers from his first weigh.
I questioned why his 2018 3500 Dually had a cargo cap over 1000 Lbs lighter than mine.
And some others questions some of the other numbers.


The numbers are off the placards/stickers placed by GM.

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Sorry, but there should still be another door label with the wording:
"Total weight of passengers and cargo should not exceed XXXX Lbs"

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Michelle.S wrote:

Sorry, but there should still be another door label with the wording:
"Total weight of passengers and cargo should not exceed XXXX Lbs"


Found this sticker, didn't originally see the print stating the capacity. Thought it just mentioned tires and pressures. I have updated my original numbers.

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* This post was edited 05/02/20 10:17am by allen8106 *

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