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Show us what you tow.

Discussion in 'Towing' started by BBQ BOY, Feb 17, 2009.

  1. Mar 7, 2013 at 6:56 PM
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    PhilsTacoma

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    thanks! just getting ready to pull it out of storage to start the season.
     
  2. Mar 9, 2013 at 9:40 AM
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    miniceptor86

    miniceptor86 Well-Known Member

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  3. Mar 9, 2013 at 10:05 AM
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    udy2554

    udy2554 NORTHERN RED-NECK

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    I just ordered a Jayco Baja 10g with toilet and shower. Delivery is 6-10 weeks. I am gong with a combined WD/anti-sway hitch due to the extra tongue weight of having a 700lb. 4-wheeler on the front deck. I'll get pics up when I take delivery!
     
  4. Mar 9, 2013 at 4:33 PM
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    Hollywood218

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    Here is my new-ish 2002 Fleetwood Coleman Caravan C25SLB. 4200# dry, 550 TW. Tekonsha Voyager controller and WD hitch with $40 Autozone add-a-leaf helpers. Tows and stops no problem. Don't get me wrong, I know it's there, but not too bad.:taco:
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  5. Mar 9, 2013 at 6:58 PM
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    mach1man001

    mach1man001 eh whatever

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    Well then you SOB you better be going to Rausch Creek with us this summer. BTW I'll be seeing you in June as well.
     
  6. Mar 9, 2013 at 7:39 PM
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    udy2554

    udy2554 NORTHERN RED-NECK

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    Hey Rob! Looking forward to seeing you and the family, missed you last year.

    Just made a deal for some bolt-on sliders from another member here, so maybe I will risk some trail time.

    I can't wait to test the camper out, it's a tough wait for me. I'm an instant gratification guy! My goal is to get out 6-10 times this summer. (And at least 2 times with my wife!):notsure:
     
  7. Mar 9, 2013 at 7:47 PM
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    MJonAgs32

    MJonAgs32 asphinctersayswhat?

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    whooa nice, but with all the tanks filled and all your gear, I imagine that it weighs close to 6500 or more, no?
     
  8. Mar 9, 2013 at 8:41 PM
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    Hollywood218

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    GVW on the trailer is 5500#.
     
  9. Mar 9, 2013 at 9:32 PM
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    kavy

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    I highly doubt water and gear would add 2200lbs.

    When I water up and gear up it add 800lbs to my trailer.
     
  10. Mar 9, 2013 at 10:45 PM
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    kd8bao

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    I have 3 - 40 gallon tanks. 800+/- for fresh but I never fill that for a trip. Maybe when I get to camp. So if all 3 were full then yeah 2400+ pounds. But we shouldn't have to run with black and grey tanks full. I figured I am about 500 for gear and food but 9/10 times we shop when we get there.
     
  11. Mar 10, 2013 at 9:36 PM
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    Boltsfaninmo

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    You'll be way over the tongue weight limit. Very interested in how your truck does with that. Please do update us when you get it.
     
  12. Mar 10, 2013 at 9:44 PM
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    jberry813

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    Bullshit. The Baja 10's are only 300 lb hitch/tongue weight dry. Even with the quad, not all of it will end up as tongue weight.
     
  13. Mar 10, 2013 at 9:57 PM
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    Anyone tow a camper with a quad in the bed of the truck?

    I recently got a 22 foot travel trailer thats about 5000 pounds all loaded up. It tows great.. But.. I haven't got a chance to put my 4 wheeler in the bed while its hooked up, its an outlander 800.

    Just wondering how it will tow with both. I do have an aal and 5100's

    Any input appreciated
     
  14. Mar 10, 2013 at 10:32 PM
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    EDJY

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    Not a Tacoma, but I towed this today. By far the heaviest thing I have ever towed. Forklift weighs about 9500 pounds and the trailer is over 4000. Loading it was interesting, even though it was a tilt trailer. Glad I had a diesel to pull that one. Haha

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  15. Mar 11, 2013 at 4:43 AM
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    udy2554

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    The Bajas have close to a 2000lb cargo limit designed into the camper. The thought process was to not have to put my wheeler in the bed of my truck.

    I will be sure to post up actual tongue weights with and without the toy onthe deck!:D
     
  16. Mar 11, 2013 at 4:46 AM
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    udy2554

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    ^^^this...is what I'm hoping for. The WD/antisway hitch is just extra insurance towards ease of towability, and probably a little overkill.:eek::D
     
  17. Mar 11, 2013 at 4:28 PM
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    codyclark

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    2013 Grey Wolf 25RB 27' Travel Trailer. First time towing it today with my ProEFX Towing Mirrors. Tows great but I am going to invest in a set of Firestone airbags just to help the sag. The WD hitch helps but wanna try to keep the truck as level as possible.

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  18. Mar 11, 2013 at 4:37 PM
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    miniceptor86

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    The RideRites will fix you Rite up
     
  19. Mar 11, 2013 at 5:50 PM
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    Boltsfaninmo

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    Thanks, I'm really interested. I would love to get a rig like that, but I'm afraid to throw a 900 lb Harley on the ramp and find out I'm over the 650 tongue weight. I hope it works out for you.
     
  20. Mar 11, 2013 at 5:54 PM
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    Boltsfaninmo

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    I hope you are correct. I really would like to get this sort of rig. How much weight do you think he'll end up with on the tongue?
     
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