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Old 02-06-2013, 08:42 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by mc1960 View Post
So nobody has a rig similar to mine, that can answer the question (how often do you have to use the slider?) 5th wheels have different style hitches is why I asked for a specific style truck and 5th wheel.

I have a 2012 Silverado 2500HD 6'6. I opted for the superglide auto hitch so I would never have to worry about need it or don't need it. Just turn lol

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Old 02-07-2013, 12:53 AM   #16
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Here is my view. After towing 12 years with the 90's STD box GM I never had to do a sharp turn closer then 5 inches from the cab. TT's cannot turn much more then 70 degree. The GM have the longest distance axle to cab. 5 more then Ram and 3 more then Ford. I bought a LWB Ford for that reason and due to the longer WB I find I do have to cut much sharper. Shorter WB maneuver so much easier. Now my experience is with extended cabs and 4 doors are a different story again.

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Old 02-07-2013, 10:11 AM   #17
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I have a dodge mege cab witht the shortest bed out there. I have a Curt slider and a Demco pinbox. I use my slider when backing in excess of about a 60-70 degree turn. With the slider I can go a full 90 degress if needed
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Old 02-10-2013, 10:36 AM   #18
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I have the super slider that we used with our dodge short bed. No need to worry about hitting your cab just turn, but the sliding action does affect the tracking. We no longer need it since we went to a DP
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Old 03-09-2013, 02:25 PM   #19
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I just pulled my new "to me" fifth wheel home yesterday. I have a 2000 ford 4x4 psd short box . I installed a new pullrite superglide 2900 industry standard . Their was no looseness when braking or jerking when turning. I would definitely buy a automatic slider from pull rite again. Make sure you check price as their was a +or - price of $200
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Old 03-12-2013, 11:47 AM   #20
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I didn't think of short changing the need for a slider...
a one time purchase and you can take it from truck to truck if need be...

mine works even when I'm not paying attention (when is exactly when IT will happen )

If you really are sad and think nobody cares, just try missing a few payments ! '11 Monaco Diplomat 43DFT RR10R pushed by a Demco Excali-Bar II hitch which is pushed by a '14 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport.
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