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Old 04-07-2015, 01:03 PM   #1
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Hello people Massachusetts guy here with a skyline park villa 432and can't find the tongue weight.
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Nobody out there knows the tongue weight of a 2014/2015 skyline park villa 432
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Old 04-09-2015, 09:41 AM   #7
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I would think the tongue weight of any 40' Park Model to be heavy. My educated guess is over 2000 lbs. Maybe you can get a 'tongue scale' to be accurate.

Now...when I was thinking of buying a Jayco Bungalow I was thinking I could tow it with a single rear wheel 3/4 ton truck. But I would be towing it a very short distance at less than 50mph from storage to the site then back to storage etc.

So my mind set was not on analyzing the proper tow vehicle. More focused on a truck that could on occasion move the trailer short distances.

Hope that helps.
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I was told by personel at the manufacturer the tongue weight is thought to be 1800 but told by the dealer it should be around 1200. I bought a scale and I will check it within the next couple weeks.
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Cool...a tongue scale will tell you for sure. I will be interested in knowing. Please post back the 'official' weight.

I can believe 1,800lbs but not 1,200lbs. Lol - watch it be 1,190lbs.
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Cool...a tongue scale will tell you for sure. I will be interested in knowing. Please post back the 'official' weight.

I can believe 1,800lbs but not 1,200lbs. Lol - watch it be 1,190lbs.
I will try to remember to get back, if I forget, get back to me at the end of the month. Lol I'm looking forward to using the new scale. I believe it depends how the wheels are set, front kitchen or rear kitchen, materials used, front tongue lenth etc...oh I forgot to mention the trailer dry weight is 10,930#, so could be lol
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Well it looks like the 25th is the date. I will then know the true tongue weight ,keep your fingers crossed it's lower than 1250 with the propane tanks lol.
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Ok...fingers are crossed. You should be ok to move this trailer with any truck (not Honda Ridgeline, Toyota Tacoma types) as long as it is not too fast and not very far. Advice...if it is very far stay on secondary roads.
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Old 04-26-2015, 06:39 AM   #13
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So unfortunately the tongue weight was 1850 lbs. by scale. The Ford F-250 tow hitch with distribution bars can only carry 1250lbs. What to do now? Maybe see about a heavier hitch, class v ? The engine 6.2,the tow capacity 12400lbs. The weak link the hitch.
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How far are you going to move it? Maybe move the refer to the back as well as anything that is loose. And thanks for posting an accurate 1,850 lb. hitch weight.

In a park model is the couch and chairs removable? I would think you can lighted the trailer several hundred lbs. Hope you can do that w/o too much hassle.

Not too much hassle means you have willing friends with trucks to carry the items you remove from the trailer.
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