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Old 06-06-2018, 10:12 AM
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Yes, I have the 6.2 with the 4.30 gears, pulls pretty good. Pulling onto interstate entrance ramp is fine. About 65 mph, it's usually in 5th gear.. With about 1K miles on truck, got about 9 mpg on return trip driving 60-65. These units are very high & heavy for there size, but really love it.
 
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Old 06-06-2018, 10:25 AM
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Arctic Fox units are really heavy and quite tall. Are you pulling with a 6.2? What's your gearing? How's the pull?
The GVWR of the Arctic Fox 27-5L is only 13,400. It's heavy for not being a toy hauler. But compared to regular fifth wheel trailers it's a bit heavy.
 
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Old 06-07-2018, 09:37 AM
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Yes, I have the 6.2 with the 4.30 gears, pulls pretty good. Pulling onto interstate entrance ramp is fine. About 65 mph, it's usually in 5th gear.. With about 1K miles on truck, got about 9 mpg on return trip driving 60-65. These units are very high & heavy for there size, but really love it.
Yes, it is a VERY nice trailer. You will love it.

I also run a 6.2 with 4.30's. It seems to like 70 mph better than 65 mph as it get the RPM closer to the "torque sweet spot". Pulling a 10.5K loaded Wildcat 5er.
 
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Old 06-13-2018, 11:53 PM
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Well I finally got my Lippert Correct Trac installed and took it for a test drive/dump station at a state park.
Install was pretty straight forward, only issue I ran into was the length of the top bolt was a little short to put both washers on, I wanted to make sure the nut was fully on. I ended up just putting a washer on one side which shouldnt be much of an issue.
I seem to have good clearance now while on the middle position on the Andersen Hitch. 6+" at tailgate and over 7 at the cap.

First picture is before, and on the highest setting on the hitch I think.
Second is after install and middle setting on the hitch.
Ground is a bit uneven but measurements were within range when taken in a parking lot.

 
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