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goducks10

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Posted: 11/15/21 08:46am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Extended warranty.

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2022 F350 Diesel 4x4 Crew Cab
Trailer max weight 16800

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MC
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What tonnage truck do you have? Gas or diesel? Max weight of trailer? IMO, it's best we have this info to better inform you. I think tho, you may me asking about the 5er only, but if we have more info, we can better provide you w/ answers.


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Hi Russ,

My bad. I said 376 but It is a Grand Design Solitude 378mbs

Uvw 14344
Hitch 2686
Gvwr 16800
Lenght 40.2

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valhalla360 wrote:

ACZL wrote:

What tonnage truck do you have? Gas or diesel? Max weight of trailer? IMO, it's best we have this info to better inform you. I think tho, you may me asking about the 5er only, but if we have more info, we can better provide you w/ answers.


This...make sure you have enough truck.

5th wheels tow great but not if you have a substandard truck.


Well if one took the time to look up that 5er it is a Grand Design Momentum 376TH, these are the specs.

UVW1 15,900 lbs
Hitch Weight 3,250 lbs
GVWR 20,000 lbs
Length 41' 3"
Height 13' 5"

I would hope the OP has at least a 350/3500 DRW.


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Considering their other thread is asking what is the BEST SLIDER HITCH for the 6.5 bed, that tells me its a SRW .

NOW, I know that I tow a heavy fiver with my new SRW, BUT this trailer they are talking about has a DRY weight of 16,000# with a DRY hitch weight of 3,250#

So, I would say that the best option to het for your new trailer is a another new truck......

AT least MY combo starts off UNDER all of my numbers, and stays UNDER MOST of them, but more importantly, under the IMPORTAND ones... RAWR, tire capacity.

Sorry, I know you didn't ask about the truck, but I was lead into that conversation

2nd edit... Now you want to add a 50 gallon fuel tank into the bed. that's about another 425# of fuel into a 200# tank.?

* This post was edited 11/15/21 10:12am by ford truck guy *


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Strong sun kills roofs !

Wash at least twice a year and a apply a UV resistant spray like 303 UV protectant. If possible store out of the sun.

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goducks10 wrote:

Extended warranty.

I have yet to hear of anyone ho has had a GOOD experience with extended warranty !

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goducks10 wrote:

Extended warranty.


Waste of MONEY.

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If you don't have auto levelling, I would highly recommend Anderson levelers.
We both loved them in our previous 5er. The new one has auto levelling and I don't think I will ever own an RV without it.


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Posted: 11/16/21 02:54am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

speediq99 wrote:

2022 F350 Diesel 4x4 Crew Cab
Trailer max weight 16800

Thank you

MC
ACZL wrote:

What tonnage truck do you have? Gas or diesel? Max weight of trailer? IMO, it's best we have this info to better inform you. I think tho, you may me asking about the 5er only, but if we have more info, we can better provide you w/ answers.


Single or dual rear wheel...what is the payload on the door sticker?

This trailer could easily be upwards of 4,000lb on the hitch. I wouldn't want to pull that without moving up to a dually.


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With the trailer you are buying, I sure hope you are going to get a DRW truck and not a SRW truck. A DRW truck will have a longer 8' bed unless it is a Ram 3500 DRW with the Mega Cab.

Every day we see people pulling into the campgrounds with SRW trucks and too much trailer. There is fellow here now with a 3/4 ton GMC and a 41' Solitude.

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