Go Back   iRV2 Forums > TRAVEL TRAILER, 5th WHEEL & TRUCK CAMPER FORUMS > Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 08-24-2014, 07:41 PM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 1
Dodge 2500 w 6" lift

My wife is wanting to buy a 5er camper. My bed rails are 60" from the ground. The truck also has a gooseneck ball installed. Is it going to be possible to hook up and tow with any mod's?

teamtuck870 is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 08-24-2014, 07:46 PM   #2
RVM#87 / Senior Member
DieselTech39's Avatar

Solo Rvers Club
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: Ham Lake, MN
Posts: 2,848

Glad you're aboard. Best of luck in finding an answer to your question. Might be just a little high to get the 5er to ride level towing. JMHO. Enjoy your adventures and be safe.

Have a wonderful day!
Ken (RVM 87)
FT DP Wanna B The journey is the destination!
Retired & perfecting procrastination!
DieselTech39 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-24-2014, 07:57 PM   #3
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 888
Might check in on some toyhauler websites or RV.net website with a large TH forum or our TH forum as some tow with lifted trucks.

A 60" bed height means making a sub frame lift for the trailer which makes for a taller trailer. Max height is 13' 6" on interstate roads but it can be much less on secondary state roads.

Some 6" lifts don't work well for carrying heavy loads especially suspension lifts. Do your home work on your lift manufacturer specs and referrals.
'03 Dodge 2500 Cummins HO 3.73 NV5600 Jacobs
'98 3500 DRW 454 4x4 4.10 crew cab
'97 Park Avanue RK 28' 2 slides
JIMNLIN is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-24-2014, 08:05 PM   #4
Community Administrator
JohnRR's Avatar

Fleetwood Owners Club
Workhorse Chassis Owner
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Marquette, Michigan "Da UP"
Posts: 14,868

Good luck with finding a solution.
John & Cathy R.
06 Pace Arrow 38L W24
08 Lincoln MKX AWD
See My RV Upgrades
JohnRR is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2014, 07:54 PM   #5
Kewl's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 57
With a lift, IMHO, you would probably be better pulling a bumper pull, or travel trailer over the fifth wheel. You also have to consider that hitching and unhitching will require you to crawl in the bed. But I'm sure you can find a way to tow a fifth wheel if that is what you want.
Kewl is offline   Reply With Quote


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Noisy Lift Pump wbhubbert3 Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 4 08-17-2014 08:42 PM
ISL400 Lift pump failure bobrw9 Cummins Engines 4 08-16-2014 11:55 AM
1994 Bounder Diesel schematics for wheelchair lift Timjwilson Class A Motorhome Discussions 18 08-07-2014 03:13 PM
Dodge 2500 6.4 Hemi Gas Mileage ? rideandslide Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 6 07-28-2014 04:56 AM
NEED HELP 2014 Dodge Ram 2500 5.7 V8 Esdharbour22 Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 43 07-27-2014 06:46 AM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:38 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.