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Forum: Manitoba / Saskatchewan Chapter 05-27-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By skidooman
Here is a pic of the Ecoboost and new camper. ...

Here is a pic of the Ecoboost and new camper.


http://i278.photobucket.com/albums/kk115/07fordguy/IMG_0836.jpg
Forum: Manitoba / Saskatchewan Chapter 05-27-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By skidooman
My First Diesel

After our first outing with our new camper the Ecoboost was a little too small for the camper and I didn't feel safe towing it. So I went out and picked up my first diesel. A 2011 F250 Lariat.
...
Forum: Manitoba / Saskatchewan Chapter 05-22-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 640
Posted By skidooman
Well I bit the bullet and bought my first...

Well I bit the bullet and bought my first diesel!!! I found a extremely well looked after 2011 F250 Lariat 6.7L with only 55,000km on it. I bought the extended warranty with it so I will be covered...
Forum: Manitoba / Saskatchewan Chapter 05-21-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 640
Posted By skidooman
Just an update after my first trip with the...

Just an update after my first trip with the Ecoboost and new fifth wheel, Power wise it's not a problem and averaged around 9mpg for the trip. I weighed the trailer full, ready for camping on the...
Forum: Manitoba / Saskatchewan Chapter 04-16-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 640
Posted By skidooman
Thanks guys! Your input is helping in my...

Thanks guys! Your input is helping in my decision.

I have looked into air bags, but with my fifth wheel hitch the brackets cover up the frame where the air bags would go. I think I would go with...
Forum: Manitoba / Saskatchewan Chapter 04-15-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 640
Posted By skidooman
I would really like a 6.7l but I would have to...

I would really like a 6.7l but I would have to buy a used one right now and I've heard of some problems with the earlier 6.7l that have me concerned to purchase one.

This year we are going to be...
Forum: 6.2L V8 04-14-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,051
Posted By skidooman
Ecoboost or 6.2L for towing

We bought a new fifth wheel camper, which is a little bigger than our old one. I have a 2012 Ecoboost Crew max trailer tow that pulled our old fifth wheel really well. With the new trailer i'm still...
Forum: Manitoba / Saskatchewan Chapter 04-13-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 640
Posted By skidooman
The camper dry weight is 8300 lbs so I'm figuring...

The camper dry weight is 8300 lbs so I'm figuring about 9500ish loaded. Lighter than what I was pulling last year with our old trailer with the boat behind. I will not be doing that with this...
Forum: Manitoba / Saskatchewan Chapter 04-13-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 640
Posted By skidooman
What to do?

My wife and I bought a new fifth wheel this winter. It is 8300lbs dry and my ecoboost is rated for 11,100 lbs. The ecoboost pulls great, but the hitch weight will be over my gvw by around 400 lbs....
Forum: Manitoba / Saskatchewan Chapter 01-27-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 282
Posted By skidooman
Welcome!!! I used to have a 2000 Explorer sport....

Welcome!!! I used to have a 2000 Explorer sport. Nice Excursion with a great engine!
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 01-06-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,606
Posted By skidooman
I know I will have to weigh everything out on a...

I know I will have to weigh everything out on a scale and luckily there is a truck scale close to me. It will have to wait till I get the camper home It's winter here and we won't be picking it up...
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 01-05-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,606
Posted By skidooman
Manufacture dry weight of the trailer is 8100lbs,...

Manufacture dry weight of the trailer is 8100lbs, the dealer dry weight is 8300lbs. Max weight of trailer with contents is 10,000lbs
Forum: Manitoba / Saskatchewan Chapter 01-04-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 408
Posted By skidooman
Hi, guys! I was very busy working this year...

Hi, guys! I was very busy working this year untill I switched jobs in the begining of October. Instead of being a mechanic, I'm teaching it at SIAST in Saskatoon. My contract goes till June 30th, but...
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 01-04-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,606
Posted By skidooman
Just got the truck back from the dealer, had it...

Just got the truck back from the dealer, had it in for service. So I could check the numbers.

Here they are:
front axle- 3900lbs
rear axle- 4050lbs
tire rating- 2500lbs
payload capacity of...
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 01-02-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,606
Posted By skidooman
F150 towing Fifth wheel

I have a 2012 Supercrew(157" wheelbase) 4X4 with the ecoboost and max trailer tow. My wife and I just purchased a Laredo 293sbh fifth wheel. I'm not concered with the weight of the trailer as the...
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