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Old 10-10-2016, 09:54 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by Alpo View Post
I am now looking at a 28' trailer with a GVWR of 7500# (dry 5400#). And a 700# tongue. I would really hate to go any smaller.
thats much more realistic as long as you don't go hog wild loading up the pickup bed.
our trailer (28'8") tongue is ~1040 loaded for the road. gvwr is 8500. imho, this is just about max for our truck (rated @ 10,350).
a high quality wdh, properly dialed-in, is a must.

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Old 10-14-2016, 02:56 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by ricndot View Post
our 2014 ram 1500 q/c 4x2 has a reasonable payload of 1643lbs per the door sticker.
my bet is there are more rv owners with 2500 series, cowboy cadillac, 4x4, diesels running down the highway overloaded, than 1/2 tons.
Very true. I've looked at door stickers on RAM 2500 CTD trucks that are in the 1800 lb range. Not many 5'ers they should be towing, but you see them all the time around here hooked up to 3 axle toy haulers.

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