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Old 08-02-2020, 03:58 PM   #1
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MDT As Tow Vehicle

I am considering a Luxe Toy Hauler for full timing and trying to decide on best tow vehicle. I have looked at various M2 hauler conversions. My concern with that route is vs the 2020 Ford (F350/F450), the M2 has 100hp less, and similar torque, but about 5K lbs heavier. How well will the M2 actually do towing a 24K lb trailer vs a 1 ton dually. I know a MDT will absolutely outlive a 1 ton dually, but have heard they don't actually tow as well. I have also looked into an M2 112, which would give me about the same HP as the new 2020 Ford, but much more torque, and much more weight.
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Old 08-03-2020, 07:22 PM   #2
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The M2 will have an Allison transmission with the gearing to out pull any dually. It won't be as fast off the line, but the torque and gearing will out perform the dually. Plus if the M2 is all air ride, the ride and extra height of the cab gives a better ride and view.
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If you are considering buying an emergency road service, be advised the MDT will require a separate policy in addition to one for the 5er (CL 6,7, and 8 trucks)
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