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Old 04-30-2016, 04:36 PM   #29
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Your comment caught my attention. Backing it up will be an experience for steering it the correct way. I've backed trailers for 20 years and I still use this technique.
Place your hand at the bottom of the steering wheel. Move your hand in the direction you want the trailer to go. Now you can do anything.
This times a thousand. As simple as it sounds it makes it so much easier.
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This times a thousand. As simple as it sounds it makes it so much easier.

This makes backing SOOOOOOO much easier. Hand on the bottom and simply turn the direct you want the trailer to go. Rememer the old addage I learned in drving school when I had me class A for a bit.. GOAL Get Out And Look... Don't be afraid to hop in and out and look.. a lot if need be.
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Old 05-01-2016, 07:23 AM   #31
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Beautiful truck! Good luck
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Old 05-01-2016, 08:06 AM   #32
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laramie limited

i have a 2014 laramie limited, i'm sure you will like a lot.

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Old 05-01-2016, 10:25 PM   #33
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I hear ya but my rv is only 4300lbs with probably about 400 on the tongue so I'm sure I will be fine for my RV.
4300lbs empty? You want 10-15% on the tongue. Have to add in the weight of batteries, full propane tanks and WD hitch. And then the trailer loaded with gear adds up super fast. Much more than you think it will. Before you know it you're pushing 800lbs+ on the tongue.
That off the payload plus passengers and gear in the truck. Things max out fast. That's why I sold my half ton and went with a 3/4 ton.
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Hey Matrix

You know when you get the TT, you will have to plan a tour with it to all of us you have shown interest and watching to see it, in person , so we can kick the tires !!!!

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4300lbs empty? You want 10-15% on the tongue. Have to add in the weight of batteries, full propane tanks and WD hitch. And then the trailer loaded with gear adds up super fast. Much more than you think it will. Before you know it you're pushing 800lbs+ on the tongue.
That off the payload plus passengers and gear in the truck. Things max out fast. That's why I sold my half ton and went with a 3/4 ton.
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4300 is a far cry different then that 6200 lbs Creekside you have. I'd for sure have a 3/4 ton for it, but the 4300 on the hemi wont be much of an issue I would think. I just can't wait to see the pics!
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4300 is a far cry different then that 6200 lbs Creekside you have. I'd for sure have a 3/4 ton for it, but the 4300 on the hemi wont be much of an issue I would think. I just can't wait to see the pics!
I had a different lighter trailer previously when I had and sold my half ton. It's not necessarily an issue of the engine but rather what the truck capacities are. The half ton rams have such low tongue weight and payload ratings.
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Ok Guys

He has NO problems, with weight and truck, once set up properly, he will learn !!
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4300 is a far cry different then that 6200 lbs Creekside you have. I'd for sure have a 3/4 ton for it, but the 4300 on the hemi wont be much of an issue I would think. I just can't wait to see the pics!
Sorry for the late announcement. Got home no trouble. Truck pulled eveb better than I imagined like hot knife through butter. Take a look at the pics on the new thread in about a couple minutes.
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Going to postpone my nap to see em !
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Going to postpone my nap to see em !
Awe... it's up ... go see them in the new thread.
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Nice truck. We just picked up a new f150 Friday. Our tt is also a lightweight but perfect for getting in anywhere. I miss Kamloops. Nice area. My dad was at the radar station. Paul Lake is a good, close campground, but you feel miles/Kim's away.


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Nice truck. We just picked up a new f150 Friday. Our tt is also a lightweight but perfect for getting in anywhere. I miss Kamloops. Nice area. My dad was at the radar station. Paul Lake is a good, close campground, but you feel miles/Kim's away.


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How uncanny...Paul Lake is our very first reservation with our RV. We chose it as we are just 20 minutes away from it and close to home incase we run into any difficulty with the RV. Yes and I love Kamloops too. Who doesn't when they experience it!!

Congrats on your new truck too. Happy travels my friend.
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