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Old 08-22-2020, 02:15 AM   #1
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Lance 2375 With a Tundra

Currently I'm towing a Komfort Resort 239B 5542 dry weight, 560 dry hitch weight. 27 feet long. My truck is a 2017 double cab 4x4 with 6.5 foot bed. 5.7 V8 Equipped to tow 10K, with a payload of 1320 pounds.
I have a standard WDH and have zero problems towing, braking, etc with this set up.
I am thinking about the following new set up: Lance 2375
Dry weight 5030 Dry hitch weight 600 pounds Overall length 28 feet,

Trailers seem very similar. Anyone see any problems with this choice?
Thank you in advance for your opinions and suggestions.
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Old 08-22-2020, 02:58 AM   #2
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The Lance, with the lower profile and aerodynamic front I am thinking it will be easier to tow. I always liked the the quality of the Lance. If I were to buy a Lance the 2375 is my favorite floorplan. I like the little pocket door. Also with the lower ceiling will be easier to heat and cool.

I am somewhat surprise with the low payload on the Tundra as that is a
full sized truck.

But again, I think you will like the way the Lance tows.
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Even loaded, you will be around 7,000 lbs. and I can tell you that the Tundra I had pulled that weight with no trouble. The Winnebago 2201DS I pulled wasn't quite as long, but I think you should be fine as long as your hitch is a good one. I had an Equalizer and my trailer never had any sway.

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Currently I'm towing a Komfort Resort 239B 5542 dry weight, 560 dry hitch weight. 27 feet long. My truck is a 2017 double cab 4x4 with 6.5 foot bed. 5.7 V8 Equipped to tow 10K, with a payload of 1320 pounds.

I have a standard WDH and have zero problems towing, braking, etc with this set up.

I am thinking about the following new set up: Lance 2375

Dry weight 5030 Dry hitch weight 600 pounds Overall length 28 feet,



Trailers seem very similar. Anyone see any problems with this choice?

Thank you in advance for your opinions and suggestions.
I pull a 2375 with my f150 3.5 EB. Your available payload is on the low side for that TT as the tongue is commonly between 950 and 1100#. I have 1760 payload and still limited in what I can consider putting in the truck. It's only wife and I, no kids or pets
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I pull a 2375 with my f150 3.5 EB. Your available payload is on the low side for that TT as the tongue is commonly between 950 and 1100#. I have 1760 payload and still limited in what I can consider putting in the truck. It's only wife and I, no kids or pets
Not sure how you get to that tongue weight, I usually carry very little water and with batteries and propane, I should be way below your numbers as the dry hitch weight is listed at 560 pounds. Am I missing something? Thanks.
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On the Lance forum most report a 14% tongue weight on the 2375. Basic options will push your dry weight up to around 5,500. If that helps you.

Your payload does include a 150 lb driver. I wouldnít worry even if you are over a couple hundred pounds. Know several Tundra owners who all exceed their payload.

What is important is driving careful, especially when towing.
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Not sure how you get to that tongue weight, I usually carry very little water and with batteries and propane, I should be way below your numbers as the dry hitch weight is listed at 560 pounds. Am I missing something? Thanks.
The dry wgt of my optioned trailer is 5600. Packed to camp approx 6500. I've have 2 6v batteries plus the tri5 propane within 5 ft of the hitch. Typical but not excessive stuff in front storage. Usually travel with minimal fresh water but that 45 gallon tank is behind the axles so would actually reduce tongue wgt. If you're looking at the Lance sales info for wgts, just realize that wgts quoted are for basic units with no options. Add a, microwave, 4 season PKG,etc,etc and the wgt adds up. My tongue wgt is close to 1000# as verified at a CAT scale.
No need to take my word for it, there are a couple of Lance groups on FB. One specifically for 2375. Join the group and ask about TW
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What is the rear axle rating the Tundra? If so many people are over loading them and they don't break it has to be the rear axle is beefier than the payload implies.

Just curious as to the rear axle rating.
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Was out camping last week and saw several Tundra's towing heaving. One with a Cougar 5th wheel and others towing heavy TT's. Doesn't mean it's right but they're gettin it done. Didn't talk to any of them so I don't know if they were happy with their setup or not. Just because you see it going down the road doesn't mean all is well inside the cab.
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On the Lance forum most report a 14% tongue weight on the 2375. Basic options will push your dry weight up to around 5,500. If that helps you.

Your payload does include a 150 lb driver. I wouldnít worry even if you are over a couple hundred pounds. Know several Tundra owners who all exceed their payload.

What is important is driving careful, especially when towing.

there is some confusion about payload..the door stickers say " no more than...of passengers and cargo". says nothing about "besides 150# driver" or other exclusions. I have heard even a few more various interpretations of the "passengers and cargo" portion of the disclaimer so who out there can clear that up.
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If you want to be precise, than have your truck weighed with a full tank, and subtract from your GVWR. That will equal your available payload.
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my truck weighs 5960# with me and 1/2 tank of gas..my door jamb sticker says 1324# max of passengers and cargo..nearly exactly what the ram vin# look-up says too. if I back my wt. and the fuel wt. out, I get 5616#...7100-5616 gives me 1484# which does not match the door jamb or ram website..so I just go by the door jamb # to be safe.
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