This is my first post in the Truck Camper section and would appreciate some advice on hauling a camper with a dually truck.
I have just purchased a 1989 GMC extended Cab Dually 4x4 for pulling my newly acquired 34ft 5th wheel but also want a used 9 to 11 foot used truck camper to enjoy short trips and areas where the 5th will not go.
I have not owned a Truck Camper in 25 years and have never owned a dually.
1) Will the wide fenders of a dually clear the jacks on the above mentioned campers? Do you need special length belly bars to clear these wide fenders?
2) Some of these Campers I see have a cradle type jack system installed.
In the pictures it seems that you back over the support bars to get underneath the camper. Do these bars act as belly bars? and what modifications do you have to make,if any to the underside of your truck?
These cradles do not seem wide enough to back into with a Dually truck.
Do I need to look for a specific camper to fit a Dually or make modifications? or am I just seeing it wrong and there is no problem backing under any camper with this truck?
I have not yet gone out to physically look at Campers or measure them yet. all my recent research has been on Craigslist and kijiji.
Thank You everyone. Brian. Mission BC.