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Old 09-21-2013, 08:15 PM
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My 6.2 Impressed Me

I picked up my new 5th wheel yesterday. It's a 2014 Cougar 330RBK dry weight of 10030. I picked up the 5er about 175 miles from home my truck pulled the 5er flawlessly and i got pretty decent gas mileage too. I was a little worried about how my truck with the 3.73 gears would perform pulling that kind of weight. I went straight to a CAT scale when i left the dealer truck and trailer came in at 18640. I'm very close to max GCVW of 19000. I moved everything out of my old travel trailer into the 5th wheel at the dealer and i had my family with me when we went to the scale. The only other weight i would need to add for a normal camping trip would be our food. Plus i had my old weight distribution hitch in the bed of the truck with the spring bars and friction sway control I figure it weighs about 100lbs. So overall i am very impressed and relived at how well the truck handled the load.
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Old 09-21-2013, 09:23 PM
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Great looking setup! When's the first trip?
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Old 09-21-2013, 09:25 PM
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That is impressive, for sure. Nice lookin' rig. That is one heavy load. How do you like ur Nittos? I love my Michelins (so far w/ 6800 miles) but would consider the dura gappler my next go around. What exhaust system do you have? Best of luck.
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Old 09-21-2013, 09:28 PM
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Great looking setup! When's the first trip?
Heading to Elk Neck State Park in MD on 10/25 for a guys trip with a bunch of my buddies.
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Old 09-21-2013, 09:32 PM
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That is impressive, for sure. Nice lookin' rig. That is one heavy load. How do you like ur Nittos? I love my Michelins (so far w/ 6800 miles) but would consider the dura gappler my next go around. What exhaust system do you have? Best of luck.
The Nittos have been great. I have about 14k on them with hardly any signs of wear. They get good traction in mud and snow. I wish they would wear faster so I can replace them with NittoTrail Grapplers. I just have the factory exhaust with the tip that comes with the chrome package.
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please, where can I find my GCVW, my GVW is 9400. thanks for the help!
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please, where can I find my GCVW, my GVW is 9400. thanks for the help!
Try here it's the 2014 but they should be the same
http://m.ford.com/smartphone/specs.h...Duty&year=2014
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Here's the one I found for my 2011.
http://www.gatorford.com/dealersites...owingGuide.pdf
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