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Old 01-29-2012, 01:16 PM   #1
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Exclamation 15000 to 20000 pound towing setups - Motor Homes

I am looking for towing setups that can handle 15000 to 20000 pounds on Motor Homes. Looking to see what experienced rig setups are out there and specifically what type of equipment you have used or are using. - i.e. Ball Mounts, Balls, Pintle Set ups? This would mainly be focused around those rigs involving the largest Class A Motor Homes & Stacker Trailers.

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You need to be looking at the specialty motorhomes built on a class 8 tractor chassis like a Showhauler.
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What are you wanting to do?

American Coach is one of the few manufacturers with those types of tow ratings (15k). Remember, your ACTUAL tow rating is your GCWR minus the weight of the tow vehicle or the hitch capacity, which ever is less.
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Newmar's Essex on Spartan K2 chassis and King Aire on Spartan K3 chassis are rated to tow 15k. If you are going to consistently pull that kind of weight (15k-20k) you might want to look at Renegade type motorhomes. They can tow up to 30k.
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I am running a 2010 American Coach Heritage...650 HP.....I dont think I will have a problem with power....or stopping....Even the Frame setup on this is HUGE..

I am just interested in what hitch combinations people are running...Ball mounts, balls, and Pintles....

but thanks for the interest
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Hello Iron Man -

Thanks for the responce - We have looked at the Toters and prefer the Class As - better layouts........................and others....
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I have a friend who tows a stacker trailer behind a Prevost conversion, and I think it has has a pintle hitch. Given this, I think the hitch type will be dictated by manufactures of 15,000 - 20,000 lb trailers. Maybe Google some of these manufacturers of to see what they specify

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I am running a 2010 American Coach Heritage...650 HP.....I dont think I will have a problem with power....or stopping....Even the Frame setup on this is HUGE..

I am just interested in what hitch combinations people are running...Ball mounts, balls, and Pintles....

but thanks for the interest
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Thanks for the responce......
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I have a friend who tows a stacker trailer behind a Prevost conversion, and I think it has has a pintle hitch. Given this, I think the hitch type will be dictated by manufactures of 15,000 - 20,000 lb trailers. Maybe Google some of these manufacturers of to see what they specify

George...

Thanks for the responce......

Already did all the searches....I have a Stacker with the 2 5/16 ball.....
I am looking at what people have already done....
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