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Old 09-22-2005, 11:17 AM   #15
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ScottyP,

Enjoy the new truck!

I guess I'm a little late, but I just wanted to comment on your post about it's trailer towing capacity...

Pin weight will be close to 20% of the weight of a 5th wheel. With the weight of the hitch, and people in the truck, I think you will find that rear axle weight rating will limit the size of the 5th wheel before GCWR with a single rear wheel truck.

Just remember the pin weight listed inside the trailer is likely for an empty trailer with no options (like generator), and don't believe what sales people tell you.

I'm sure you will be happy with a long box. With a little practice, they can be parallel parked.
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Congrads, That will be a very nice tow vehical.
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I wish I got the long bed now that my truck gets used on the job once in awhile.My last 3 trucks have been shortbeds.Almost all the time thats all they had on the lot .Good luck with that new truck,you only get that feeling once or twice every ten years .
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