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Old 12-16-2014, 08:06 AM   #1
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Just upgraded from a 12' tent trailer to a 2014 35' Montana Mountaineer. Found a deal I couldn't pass up. Don't even have a truck yet! Hoping to learn a lot in the next month and a half before we head down south.
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Old 12-16-2014, 08:35 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum,

Good luck in your search for a truck. Make sure to get enough truck to handle the 5er.

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Old 12-16-2014, 08:46 AM   #3
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Congrat's on the new Mountaineer. Good luck selecting the right tow vehicle. Don't listen to your RV salesman or you could be in the same position as this fellow.

I think I'm screwed
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Old 12-16-2014, 09:04 AM   #4
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Old 12-16-2014, 09:22 AM   #5
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Get enough truck to haul it around. have fun
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Old 12-16-2014, 09:38 AM   #6
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Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined the gang here!

Congrats on the new rig! Enjoy the forum!

Good luck, happy trails, and God bless!
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Old 12-16-2014, 10:12 AM   #7
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From personal experience, I would shy away from the Ford HD 6 litre. We have a 6.7 litre F350 which pulls our 10K 5er. Come back here while your researching a tow vehicle...... Lots of great info here. Good luck

Safe and Happy Travels.
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Old 12-16-2014, 11:43 AM   #8
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That sounds like some upgrade, enjoy it.
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Old 12-16-2014, 12:29 PM   #9
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Old 12-18-2014, 03:59 PM   #10
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Old 12-18-2014, 07:51 PM   #11
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Well, that was a bold move. Make sure you get enough truck to pull the beast.
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Old 12-18-2014, 07:57 PM   #12
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Congratulations. You will be going south in style. Enjoy the upgrade.
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Old 12-18-2014, 09:13 PM   #13
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Get as big a truck as you can preferably a 1 ton dually, I started with the same 5er as you and a 3/4 ton and 3 years later I went to 41ft 16000 lbs and had to upgrade truck as well. Good luck my Montana was awsome, and I know yours will be as well.
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Old 12-29-2014, 07:25 PM   #14
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Always loved the Montana. We had a Jayco designer topped out at 16k. We had a 05 350 dually that pulled flawlessly. I know many had issues with the 6.0 diesel, including my brother in law, but ours was perfect. Traded it in October as part of our class a purchase, and it was sold the next day with 42k miles.... Whatever you decide, more is always better for a truck! Welcome and travel safe
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