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Old 12-21-2011, 09:46 AM   #1
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Might as well formally introduce my/ourselves. We recently bought a new R-Vision Onyx 25RB (in early November). Intended to pull it with my '11 Toyota Tacoma with a V6. After one night out and pulling it home, I/we made the decision that a bigger tow vehicle was in order.

Upgraded to a '12 Ram 1500 Larime 4x4 with a 5.7L. I think that was a good move. Love the ride and it seems to have plenty of excess power. As they say "There is no replacement for displacement." And the ride is pretty good, too.

Originally bought the trailer to live in while on various projects until I retire in about 4 years, or so. And that's my story and I'm sticking to it.
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Your right about "no replacement for displacement", goes along with "go big or stay home" Should tow a little beter with the new truck. You got to get pictures up on the "New Rig Show Off" for everyone to see now. Have fun with the new trailer.
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Old 12-21-2011, 10:16 AM   #3
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John Welcome to the forum and congrats on the new truck. Smart move...
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Forgot to mention to get an equalizing hitch if you dont already have one, it help with the tow peformance making your ride much safer.
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Old 12-21-2011, 10:57 AM   #6
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Hello and Welcome! Congrats on the new rig and TV. I am sure you will have many enjoyable trips. Happy Travels.
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Forgot to mention to get an equalizing hitch if you dont already have one, it help with the tow peformance making your ride much safer.
Fortunately, it came with a hitch. I may have to update that as well with an Equalizer. Had one on the Airstream I had 30+ years ago. Yeh, I full timed when I was in college.
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Hi John! Welcome to IRV2! Great to have you join us! Congrats on the new truck! Merry Christmas and God bless!
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I second the equalizing hitch. Will make a huge difference.
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