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Old 03-05-2006, 06:27 AM   #1
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Hi folks, a new RVer here, and new to this forum. I have a few rookie questions for those with a few minutes to reply. We're about to buy our first TT and need something to accomodate 7 of us, my tow vehicle is a 1500 suburban 4WD, rated to pull about 7500lbs.

I've been looking at the lightweight TT stuff thats 5,000 lbs or less however it seems once loaded it could quickly max out our towing capacity. For those that have been down this road, would you stick with a lightweight expandable and be OK pulling 7,000lbs or, would you upgrade your vehicle and get the trailer (and the capacity) you want such as quad bunk with dining slide? I hope this makes sense, thanks for any help. mark
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Old 03-05-2006, 06:27 AM   #2
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Hi folks, a new RVer here, and new to this forum. I have a few rookie questions for those with a few minutes to reply. We're about to buy our first TT and need something to accomodate 7 of us, my tow vehicle is a 1500 suburban 4WD, rated to pull about 7500lbs.

I've been looking at the lightweight TT stuff thats 5,000 lbs or less however it seems once loaded it could quickly max out our towing capacity. For those that have been down this road, would you stick with a lightweight expandable and be OK pulling 7,000lbs or, would you upgrade your vehicle and get the trailer (and the capacity) you want such as quad bunk with dining slide? I hope this makes sense, thanks for any help. mark
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Old 03-05-2006, 06:56 AM   #3
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Mark,WELCOME to the iRV2 family!!

You might post your question in the TT area,as it'd get a lot more views!!

Quickly though,as I've been sort of down that road but with fifth wheels,we chose to upgrade our vehicle to be able to get really what was "best" for our family in a fiver...

Great to see you come aboard, I look forward to reading more about your decision!
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Thanks Bob, nice unit you have. I did post to the TT section as well, I'll keep you updated.
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I posted an answer to your question in the TT section. I'll see if I can link the two since we are not supposed to make multiple post here.

Later...can't get the link to work....slow connection today...can some one else link the post...Ken

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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by TXiceman:
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Hear you go Ken

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Thanks sfor the help, but the link I want to do is in the Administrators area....

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