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Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-16-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,715
Posted By kone
Thanks, all.

Thanks, all.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-15-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,715
Posted By kone
Thanks for the info. I'm running the numbers now...

Thanks for the info. I'm running the numbers now on an F150 @ "cannot exceed" 1750#. 400# bodies, 1050# hitch (15% of 7000) and a wdh and there's already nothing left.

Maybe I'm...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-15-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,715
Posted By kone
Thanks. BUT you did move up to a 3500 diesel. :D

Thanks. BUT you did move up to a 3500 diesel. :D
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-13-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,255
Posted By kone
I think he did....

I think he did....
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-13-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,255
Posted By kone
Mind telling me the approximate weight of your 4...

Mind telling me the approximate weight of your 4 passengers?
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-13-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,255
Posted By kone
Thanks again. Just have never seen anything...

Thanks again. Just have never seen anything between the "normal" 7050 with the Max tow and the 7850 with hdpp. I'm no expert tho.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-13-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,255
Posted By kone
:) Never saw an F150 sticker above 7050 gvwr...

:)

Never saw an F150 sticker above 7050 gvwr myself. Not wanting to search dealer lots personally, opening doors, etc. Seems like there's a configuration that you can web search for. All I've...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-13-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,255
Posted By kone
Good reminder, thanks. Easiest way to spot one? ...

Good reminder, thanks. Easiest way to spot one? Is it an option that I'd see on the window sticker or best bun looking at the door weight sticker?
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-12-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By kone
Oh no, not worried about our Winnebago. Should...

Oh no, not worried about our Winnebago. Should make for a sweet rig to hit the road with, I think. Worried about the next one I may move to.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-12-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By kone
Anyone with 18 Ram 2500 gasser?

Got a fantastic price on a 18 Ram 2500 Laramie gas I almost can't pass up. Will be great for now but I saw some reviews that this drivetrain struggles upper limits, weight and mountains. Any info...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-12-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,715
Posted By kone
Great info. If I were to go F150 I don't want to...

Great info. If I were to go F150 I don't want to order so wouldn't have hdpp, I'd buy the 3.5 with max tow and the 6.5 bed. Thanks!
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-12-2019, 05:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,255
Posted By kone
AND the more info I read, the more I'm leaning...

AND the more info I read, the more I'm leaning towards buying an F150 3.5 Max Tow for a trailer that's 28' 7000 wet. :D
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-11-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,255
Posted By kone
Thanks for posting this! I have a '20 2500FL on...

Thanks for posting this! I have a '20 2500FL on order and our trailers are almost identical specs. I will be carrying myself, wife and dog @ ~400 lbs.

I'm shopping to upgrade my F150 2.7 ecoboost...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-11-2019, 03:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,715
Posted By kone
Yeah, gotta get that by The Treasurer ;) ...

Yeah, gotta get that by The Treasurer ;)

Hard for me to get thru my noggin (spend $) a 3/4 allows for future when a F150 3.5 Max will pull my to-be trailer easily.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-10-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,000
Posted By kone
Thanks. Makes sense. I am shopping F250s and if...

Thanks. Makes sense. I am shopping F250s and if I don't get a killer deal (so far, I have not) I might do just what you suggest. One problem is I will not buy a GM product - I owned a 09 Sierra...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 04-10-2019, 03:11 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,304
Posted By kone
Durango (with strong warranty) and 4Runner would...

Durango (with strong warranty) and 4Runner would be first on my list. Good luck and have fun.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-10-2019, 03:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,000
Posted By kone
Upgrade is definitely a possibility. I owned 4...

Upgrade is definitely a possibility. I owned 4 boats in 10 years sized 17.5'-23' so I know how 2-foot-itis can afflict a person.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-09-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By kone
After seeing those hill run tests of the Ram 2500...

After seeing those hill run tests of the Ram 2500 (yes with the 4.10s) I don't think so...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-09-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By kone
Are you meaning the "Ultimate" camera system? ...

Are you meaning the "Ultimate" camera system? That's one of the features I'm wanting on my F250. You aren't happy with it? It's a $$ item.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-09-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By kone
Thanks. Might have to wait (not sure I'm liking...

Thanks. Might have to wait (not sure I'm liking design Im seeing tho).
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-09-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By kone
Trailer cameras display thru TV monitor?

Got a new tt and will be putting a rear view camera of some kind (Furrion?) on it. I am in the market for a new truck and am wondering if anyone knows if any come with ability to have camera input to...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-09-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,715
Posted By kone
Angry I am negotiating with Keller Bros already, not...

I am negotiating with Keller Bros already, not sure if it's the same truck though. Good folks there, I bought my current 150 from them, they aren't big discounters usually.

I also know the owner...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-09-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,715
Posted By kone
Therein lies the rub. The #1 reason I want the...

Therein lies the rub. The #1 reason I want the 150 is because it will fit in the garage - by 3 inches. If I'm going to a truck that won't fit I might as well go 250 size.

And I don't want to...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-09-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,715
Posted By kone
Normal Dave turned me on to an leftover 18 Ram...

Normal Dave turned me on to an leftover 18 Ram 2500 Laramie 6.4 in my neighborhood that is looking sweet. Let's see how bad they want an 18 old-style truck off their lot.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-09-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,715
Posted By kone
Weight police I need help please

Please help with my situation. Thanks.

I ordered a new Winnie 2500FL, published @ 5250 dry, 7000 wet, 585 hitch. I am searching for tv to pull it. Have newer F150 2.7 to trade plus enough cash...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-09-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,000
Posted By kone
First off I agree my 2.7 will do it but it'd be...

First off I agree my 2.7 will do it but it'd be right at the line. I don't want to travel that way though. Plus wife already gave ok to upgrade the truck so I'm not giving up that chip.

I'm kinda...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-05-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,000
Posted By kone
Thanks. Makes sense. Have pretty much decided...

Thanks. Makes sense. Have pretty much decided I'll go with the 250 (or other 3/4)
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-05-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,000
Posted By kone
The new Ram is sharp and from the tests I saw,...

The new Ram is sharp and from the tests I saw, can now tow with the 3.5 Ford.

Don't like the looks of the GM offerings at all.

I will probably end up with the 250 just for sake of future case...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-05-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,000
Posted By kone
28' TL and 7k Wet w F150 3.5/3.55/max?

Ordered a Winnie 2500FL TT. Published #s are 575 hitch, 5250 dry/7000 wet.

I have a F150 2.7 ecoboost that won't get it done, I know, so am looking at the F150/Screw XLT/3.5/3.55/max tow. That's...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 04-04-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By kone
Finally Decided (Winnie 2500FL)

Been all over the map, for seemingly a year, and finally bit the bullet and ordered a 2020 Winnie 2500FL travel trailer.

Ideally used would've been better $-wise I know but I just felt more...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 04-02-2019, 03:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By kone
Remove Grand Design 2500RL booth for table & chairs

Looking at the GD 2500RL (or 2600 RB) and would greatly prefer separate table and chairs. Anyone know if the std booth dinette is fairly easy to remove?

Could order it as I want it but thinking...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-09-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,596
Posted By kone
Maybe it's me but I've inquired on at least 25...

Maybe it's me but I've inquired on at least 25 for sale listings on RV Trader, some listings multiple times, and have yet to get one returned response.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-09-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,956
Posted By kone
Wanting to do the same thing. An F150 with the...

Wanting to do the same thing. An F150 with the 3.5 eb and Max Tow except with tt at 7500 wet/1100 hitch. Can it do it? Yup. Should I? Don’t think so. 250 much much better choice.

That said, I...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-06-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 831
Posted By kone
Talked w seller and he has a 3/4 ton. Trailer...

Talked w seller and he has a 3/4 ton. Trailer scale numbers for him are

6300 uvw
7500 with all gear and half tank water
1220 hitch (fully loaded WITH wdh)

So a half ton won't cut it.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-06-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 831
Posted By kone
So with a properly adjusted good wdh tongue...

So with a properly adjusted good wdh tongue weight wouldn’t be as much as an issue in my case? 1200 is a no-no but 750...?
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-06-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 831
Posted By kone
Not arguing here, not with experts anyway, just...

Not arguing here, not with experts anyway, just asking...

With a gvwr over 2000 the uvw of 6600 AFTER full tanks of water and propane, it seems like a couple could easily stay way under the gvwr...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-05-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 831
Posted By kone
Thanks. I want to stay with the F150 and if so...

Thanks. I want to stay with the F150 and if so would be the 3.5 eb Screw with max tow which is what you’re running? GVWR 7k, curb ~5k, tow 10,200 I believe?

Trailer I have my eyes on (Winnebago...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-02-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,601
Posted By kone
Bumping this up again... with all the RVs...

Bumping this up again...

with all the RVs (seemingly) being sold - how is everyone finding, and dealing with, campground site availability?
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-02-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,275
Posted By kone
Wondering what the op decided on and how it's...

Wondering what the op decided on and how it's going? Or just a status?
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-02-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 617
Posted By kone
Op here. Having a few back-and-forths with...

Op here. Having a few back-and-forths with dealer on new 24RKS. Will see if we can work things out.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-01-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 617
Posted By kone
ND on the case again! :thumb: Not interested...

ND on the case again! :thumb:

Not interested in a BH, however.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-01-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 617
Posted By kone
Thanks. I am at just over $1/mile for a return...

Thanks. I am at just over $1/mile for a return trip. Now just have to find right unit.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-01-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 617
Posted By kone
Kelly in W.Milton? I am in contact w/ them. ...

Kelly in W.Milton? I am in contact w/ them. Very helpful folks. They don't have much to see at the moment, except a Nash 24M. Thx.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-01-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 617
Posted By kone
Search 4 used/new N'wood or ORV to SE PA

Have pretty much decided I'm going to focus my search (again) to an ~26' ORV or Northwoods TT or small 5er. Prefer used and ideally private party (?) but will consider new.

We are in SE PA so...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 02-28-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,036
Posted By kone
I’d rather have an ORV too but I’d have better...

I’d rather have an ORV too but I’d have better success finding a unicorn in SE PA. And the wife isn’t interested in a road trip....yet.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 02-28-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,036
Posted By kone
Actually, I’ve been in contact with Kelly about...

Actually, I’ve been in contact with Kelly about pricing on that 24M. Not really interested in buying new, however.

The local Lance is an ‘18 2375, private party sale. I will be upsizing my...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 02-28-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,036
Posted By kone
Is Lance worth 2x more $ than Winn?

57 yo couple, complete RV newbies, looking to dip toes in the water. Plan would be to spend 2-3 weeks a few x per year on the road, go to a destination for a nice stay but stopping for a few days...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 02-26-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 831
Posted By kone
Great info. Thanks! I won’t be at 9k off the bat...

Great info. Thanks! I won’t be at 9k off the bat but figure one move up and I will. I really want to avoid the hdpp for all the reasons you noted plus I don’t want to order. F250 probably way to...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 02-26-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 831
Posted By kone
Late model F150 “towing” mirrors (packages)

I have a 17 Screw 2.7 ecoboost and am thinking about a used travel trailer in the ~9k# range. Will be upgrading my truck and would like to stay half ton(F150). I’m confused a bit by the various...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-14-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By kone
I guess “buying” sight unseen isn’t exactly...

I guess “buying” sight unseen isn’t exactly correct. I would think I’d agree on a price, make a deposit, with understanding final sale is contingent on my getting there and seeing it. A pre...
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