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Old 04-01-2016, 07:01 AM   #211
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The GVWR of your truck is 14,000 lbs. Your numbers say that you are 15,040.
YOU are over weight!
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The GVWR of your truck is 14,000 lbs. Your numbers say that you are 15,040.
YOU are over weight!

Did you READ what I said? How is it possible to load the rear axle to it's FACTORY ratings and not add anything to the front axle that is easily 5,100# and NOT be overloaded as you say.

You have the same truck you should know what I say is true.

The 14K number is just that! It has NOTHING to do with the trucks capabilities. It's ALL about licensing and insurance because when you park 14K to 14,001# you just went from Class 3 to Class 4 truck rating.

The ONLY problem one may encounter is if you are weighed and do not have the proper tonnage. My truck is licensed for 8 Tons.

NOT overloaded. If you want to talk about my RV that's another story.
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Old 04-01-2016, 11:00 AM   #213
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The GVWR of your truck is 14,000 lbs. Your numbers say that you are 15,040.
YOU are over weight!
HMMM have you actually weighed your combo? BIG fuel tank and 19K 5er. I will bet you are over 14K also.
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Old 04-01-2016, 11:02 AM   #214
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The GVWR of your truck is 14,000 lbs. Your numbers say that you are 15,040.
YOU are over weight!
Here are the numbers.

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Old 04-01-2016, 11:34 AM   #215
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Seriously guys!! We're all supposed to be enjoying ourselves, it's the season. .. not back in high school lol. Kiss and make up!

Ain't nothing gained by being right all the time. Just agree to disagree and move on.

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Seriously guys!! We're all supposed to be enjoying ourselves, it's the season. .. not back in high school lol. Kiss and make up!

Ain't nothing gained by being right all the time. Just agree to disagree and move on.

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Yeah Matrix, You're right. I just gave him some facts that he requested in Post #210 that reads "If so please tell me where that may be. Front axle rating6,000#, actual 5,460. Rear axle 9,750#, actual 9,580. Combined around 37,800#, actual 32,540. Where am I over?" So per his request I posted where he was over and then he went ballistic. Oh well. Didn't mean to tweak him.
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Old 04-01-2016, 06:34 PM   #217
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Here are the numbers.

My friend,

Rskeans is right. I am a CDL driver and "technically" a trooper is supposed to look at registration weight, axle weight, tire capabilities, and GVW. If any weight is over...you are over.

If your GVW is 14000 and you are running 14001, you are over...regardless of what you are registered for.

I suspect you knew this before making your points. Why argue for the sake of argument?

I run plates on my truck that are specified for 8,001-12,000 trucks. My 2500 RAM is labeled at 10,000 GVW with front axle of 6,000 and rear of 6,500. My tires are 3640 ea.. I am aware that when towing my 5er with a loaded hitch near 3,000 lbs I will exceed my 10,000 GVW yet be under on both axles, tires and registration.

Your rig as mine are both perfectly safe running down the road yet miss the mark on one rating... GVW. While I would not hesitate to run along side you on the highway please concede the point that you are indeed (technically) over weight! Me too.
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Looking at the Anderson Hitch, dry tongue weight of 2500 lbs, GVRW of the trailer 15, 500 lbs. Is a long bed a must?
Comments on those who are running similar weights?

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Yeah Matrix, You're right. I just gave him some facts that he requested in Post #210 that reads "If so please tell me where that may be. Front axle rating6,000#, actual 5,460. Rear axle 9,750#, actual 9,580. Combined around 37,800#, actual 32,540. Where am I over?" So per his request I posted where he was over and then he went ballistic. Oh well. Didn't mean to tweak him.

Ballistic? ok

Please tell me where I was not factual on my response?

Also where are your weights?
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My friend,

Rskeans is right. I am a CDL driver and "technically" a trooper is supposed to look at registration weight, axle weight, tire capabilities, and GVW. If any weight is over...you are over.

If your GVW is 14000 and you are running 14001, you are over...regardless of what you are registered for.

I suspect you knew this before making your points. Why argue for the sake of argument?

I run plates on my truck that are specified for 8,001-12,000 trucks. My 2500 RAM is labeled at 10,000 GVW with front axle of 6,000 and rear of 6,500. My tires are 3640 ea.. I am aware that when towing my 5er with a loaded hitch near 3,000 lbs I will exceed my 10,000 GVW yet be under on both axles, tires and registration.

Your rig as mine are both perfectly safe running down the road yet miss the mark on one rating... GVW. While I would not hesitate to run along side you on the highway please concede the point that you are indeed (technically) over weight! Me too.
In WA state for example I can tow up to my tires limitations as long as my tonnage is at least that amount.

I stand by what I have said. Ask Smoky about this subject we had a debate on.
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Looking at the Anderson Hitch, dry tongue weight of 2500 lbs, GVRW of the trailer 15, 500 lbs. Is a long bed a must?

Comments on those who are running similar weights?



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Wrong thread 1010, this is a weights and capabilities discussion. Oh, wait. 😉

On a more serious note, you might be better off starting a new thread with the specific information for your situation. This train has derailed as if James Taggert were running things.
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In WA state for example I can tow up to my tires limitations as long as my tonnage is at least that amount.

I stand by what I have said. Ask Smoky about this subject we had a debate on.
A trooper in Illinois (where I am from) just might have a different interpritation. Unfortunately the laws can vary from state to state and the interpretation of the law can vary from trooper to trooper within the same state.

My point earlier boils down to this; if you are out of limits in any of the ratings it could come back to bite you. Police officers are given discresion to write citations or release.

You are taking a calculated gamble as am I with my rig. We are both safe yet over on one count. Have a run-in with a trooper having a bad day and it could cost us.

Back to our regularly scheduled programing...

To answer a recently posed question... I am towing a 16100 lbs GVW 5er with a CCSB. I use the Andersen Aluminum II and love it.
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can you use a anderson hitch with a short bed truck i have 2014 KR 6foot bed.
I had the Andersen in a 2015 ram mega cab SHORTBED. I did hit the cab and rhe Rv.. Hitch place refunded my money. Now have that 2 ton superglide...I rally did like the Andersen. The superglide or the morryde is quite noisy...
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