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Old 06-21-2014, 06:25 PM   #41
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That Trailer Toad looks cool, might have to look into one of those.
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Old 04-19-2015, 08:50 PM   #42
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Ok everyone, dug this up from the grave for a update.

Ended up buying a used 2009 keystone 26b trailer. According to the specs it has a dry weight of 5200 lbs and a hitch weight of 650. It might be close but I think i will be fine if I move some of the gear to the trailer instead of the truck bed.

For anyone new reading this my reason was to see what trailer my truck would pull
Specs:
2014 F-150 fx4 supercrew 3.55 gears, tow package
gvwr- 7350
gcwr- 13500
payload is 1310
Passengers weight 590
Cargo maybe 200
Max trailer on hitch is 5000lb ( I will have a wd hitch so this should be doubled)
hitch weight is 500 (I will have a wd hitch so this should be doubled)

Trailer:
Dry weight 5200
hitch weight 650
Loaded would probably be around 6000 ( I don't travel with full tanks. Other than propane)

Any opinions? Anything else I'm Missing?
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Old 04-20-2015, 08:28 AM   #43
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Load it up for camping and weigh it at a scale.
CAT scales are good.
You will get all the info you need.
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Old 04-20-2015, 02:15 PM   #44
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Thanks for bringing this back to life, lol






I'm in the same boat as you PAYLOAD kills us, do as brulaz said that what I'm going to do, bring it to the scales!!!!!




Like someone said ford upselling!!!!!
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Old 04-21-2015, 12:35 AM   #45
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Have you thought of looking at a Roadmaster.

My truck, 2012 FX2 Supercrew, 3.55 gears, payload 1477

Trailer is an 23 foot toy hauler unloaded at 6,400. Loaded it is between 7,200 to 9,000 depending on the trips we take.

I have Bilstein shocks and the Roadmaster and the truck towes great. When I am loaded I am about as level as you can get with a trailer.
90% of my towing is into the Sierras and it handles great in the mountains.

Would not trade this set up for towing anything under 10,000 pounds

I think the Roadmaster is the best thing to ever hit leaf spring suspension when you want to toy or hauler a lot.
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