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Old 02-16-2018, 08:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Rockinfigs View Post
there are plenty of 5th wheel toyhaulers out there that would fit you better with your setup...im looking at the eclipse attitude widelite 3016ss
Interesting unit, 10,500 pounds empty with a 14,000 GVWR. I have searched for 5th wheel toy haulers and never spotted this one so thank you.
 
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Old 04-23-2018, 10:44 PM
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I tow a fuzion 345 currently. I had a 2004 laredo 29bh(favorite) and a 2012 fuzion 302. My tow vehicles were 95 dodge 12v, 2007 dodge 5.9, 2012 ram 6.7, f-350(current).

The biggest problem I have with a toy hauler is length. It is hard to find an improved campground that will allow a 39 5th wheel and a crew cab long bed. I usually dry camp so that is not a problem. But for Easter we luckily found the last camp spot at Kodachrome basin. All other spots from Bryce Canyon to Escalante were taken. The extra 2, 3, 4 feet make a huge difference. This is as big as I will go. Brother has a 44 voltage(f-350 dually). Not for me. The other issue is weight on a toy hauler. They have bigger tanks, on board generator, and fuel tanks, heavier frame.

i have been towing a toy hauler for 6 years. Every couple of time my wife and I talk about down sizing.

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s for carrying the weight, I do not have a problem. A couple of big bumps in I-70 I did hit the bump stops. Not hard, just felt it.
 
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Old 04-28-2018, 05:46 PM
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No matter what you are planning on pulling, make sure your tires are up to the task. When i got my 05 350 cclb 4x4 it had some 35s on it that were the 123 rating. Before i even entertained the idea of hooking up my 5th wheel toy hauler to it, i got some terra grapplers that have the 129 rating, i dont recall exactly the weight nunber each tire is rated for, but i know alot of people who just throw on whatever tire looks good, regardless of the rating, and thats just scary to me.

heres my setup. Truck pulls it just fine and loves it.
 
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