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Old 03-06-2017, 11:11 PM   #51
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We made an 8 hour trip to Florida yesterday. Glad I traded the Toyota. The F250 handled like there was no trailer hooked up even with the wind. Once in a while we would feel a slight wiggle. Plus we have plenty of cargo capacity now.


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Probably didn't even downshift going up the hills did it


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Old 03-15-2017, 01:07 AM   #52
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Probably didn't even downshift going up the hills did it


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Towed like a champ. We had a great trip.
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Old 03-15-2017, 04:13 PM   #53
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I have a 15 Tundra double cab and also tow around the same weight. The tundra likes to downshift and rev but it also likes playing around with the converter lock....which I think is stupid. If it would just hang on to a gear and stop locking/unlocking it would tow a lot better. I notice this without a trailer also, so I know it's not the additional weight. The tundra has a good amount of torque but the software for the transmission could better use the torque instead of shifting excessivly and revving the engine when there is maybe 25% throttle applied.
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Old 03-15-2017, 04:23 PM   #54
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Barry, Glad all went well, I knew when you went with a better truck for your size camper,
and for your next bigger one.....LOL
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Old 03-15-2017, 08:12 PM   #55
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Got it out today and made adjustments to the WD hitch set up. Really the only issue was the camper was nose high and causing a nice bouncing motion when we went over bumps.

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Only problem I see with that set-up is you now have enough truck for a Toy Hauler.
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Old 04-21-2017, 07:37 PM   #56
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Not sure how to start the posting. We are rdy for our first short trip of about 50 miles to a camp ground to see how truck and trailer travels together. I have a 2005 GMC Sierra extended Cab with a 5.3 vortex also truck equipped with factory trailer towing package, I also installed extra heavy load shocks. The trailer is a Dutchman Classic 6150 GVW..hope all goes well.

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Old 04-21-2017, 07:44 PM   #57
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We are getting rdy to try out the Trailer for our first trip to a camp ground about 50 miles away just to see how truck and trailer travel together.. I have a 2005 Z71, 5.3 vortex 4x4, and the trailer is a 2011 Dutchman 277rls Tag along, 6150 GVW...Hope all goes well
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