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Old 05-14-2015, 03:10 PM   #15
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Better question: What truck should I get to tow the trailer I want to buy?
Answer: Anything one ton. I'm biased.

I just noticed your budget... that is going to be really tough. Your best bet is a slide in camper that is really old or really beat up. You might want to try and find a good old tent trailer.

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Old 05-14-2015, 04:33 PM   #16
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Most very small hard shell campers weigh 2,500 to 3,500 lbs. If you see a two axle trailer it might weigh 4,000 to 5,000 lbs.

The 4.6 litre engine is a reliable engine but unfortunately not very powerful.

How many people, dogs and even cats are going to be camping? If more than just you a pop-up camper is the most bang for the buck.

If just you - heck, just get a truck bed shell, air mattress, sleeping bag and go.

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Old 05-14-2015, 04:41 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by tuffr2 View Post
If just you - heck, just get a truck bed shell, air mattress, sleeping bag and go.
And tow a small utility trailer for your toys.

But seriously.
You can tow near your vehicles max capacity, but it won't be pleasant or stress-free.

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