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Old 02-17-2014, 06:33 AM   #2271
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which cougar is that? how does it tow??
This is a 2014 28 BHS.....It has the outside kitchen and bunk beds in the back................I live up in Wyoming in a small Mnt town and have taking it to Mnt Rushmore, Yellowstone,ECT....It pulls with no problem..You have to under stand going up the Mnt it will slow down but then again you can not drive fast up in them anyways, But when you are in the straight a way I pull 70mpr with no issues............I am going to put on the hitch in the back of it to pull the 4 wheeler as well to Moab this spring break..

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We looked at and like the Fun Finder Toy Haulers, the higher ceiling was especially nice, but at the time they did not have a model with a 10 foot garage. Which we need to fit all of our toys. We ended up with a KZ MXT 303. I have a 12 Ecoboost SCREW Platinum model and with KZ MXT 303 loaded it just fits under all of the payload etc weights. I notice the XT-330 is a bit heavier so may have put me overweight. Layout not that much different except for the totally enclosed front bedroom. We like the bathroom in the middle of the front and the back. Allows easy access to bathroom from rear garage and also the front living area as well. We did a trip from NC to Utah last May. Truck and trailer did great. Averaged about 8.5 mph over the 4,000 miles pulling trailer with all of the toys and stuff. If you want to stay within payload specs you really have to look at tongue weights on these units, although the extra weight in the back helps level out the load.

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[QUOTE=ccc150;3232788]We just picked this 36 foot Fun Finder toy hauler from Muskegon MI. Made a pretty fun road trip out of it. I looked and researched quite a bit before getting this one. XT-330 is their brand new model they just came out with. Ecoboost pulled it just fine, barely got out of 6th gear only when driving thru the hills. Fuel Consumption was pretty bad, about 7.5 mpg and going around 65 mph.

It is quite an upgrade from our old setup (7x16 enclosed trailer) we use for motorcycle track days. Our old enclosed trailer was fully insulated with ac/heat, we had a blow up mattress in it and used it to sleep over night at the race tracks, but it was very limited for living in it.



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At the dealer, getting my WD hitch installed (Reese strait line )

At my storage parking slip



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[QUOTE=upontheridge;3309291]We looked at and like the Fun Finder Toy Haulers, the higher ceiling was especially nice, but at the time they did not have a model with a 10 foot garage. Which we need to fit all of our toys. We ended up with a KZ MXT 303. I have a 12 Ecoboost SCREW Platinum model and with KZ MXT 303 loaded it just fits under all of the payload etc weights. I notice the XT-330 is a bit heavier so may have put me overweight. Layout not that much different except for the totally enclosed front bedroom. We like the bathroom in the middle of the front and the back. Allows easy access to bathroom from rear garage and also the front living area as well. We did a trip from NC to Utah last May. Truck and trailer did great. Averaged about 8.5 mph over the 4,000 miles pulling trailer with all of the toys and stuff. If you want to stay within payload specs you really have to look at tongue weights on these units, although the extra weight in the back helps level out the load.

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We just picked this 36 foot Fun Finder toy hauler from Muskegon MI. Made a pretty fun road trip out of it. I looked and researched quite a bit before getting this one. XT-330 is their brand new model they just came out with. Ecoboost pulled it just fine, barely got out of 6th gear only when driving thru the hills. Fuel Consumption was pretty bad, about 7.5 mpg and going around 65 mph.

It is quite an upgrade from our old setup (7x16 enclosed trailer) we use for motorcycle track days. Our old enclosed trailer was fully insulated with ac/heat, we had a blow up mattress in it and used it to sleep over night at the race tracks, but it was very limited for living in it.



New Setup:
At the dealer, getting my WD hitch installed (Reese strait line )

At my storage parking slip



10 foot garage with a sliding screen door





Floor Plan

SAAAWWEEEEETTT....Bro I pull my 5th wheel you saw up top and have a hitch on back of the 5th wheel where I pull my 14 foot trailer and my Ranger side by side...The way it is set up my Ranger trailer has 120 lbs on the hitch so I am just pulling it pretty much, But anyways I pull it all with my ECO BEAST...
My Buddy has the same set up you do and he lives in Wyoming 4 blocks from my house and pulls his with the ECO BEAST with NO PROBLEMS....
Your rig is AWSOME have fun...
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I am in the process of getting a http://www.allstarrv.ca/inventory/36...ry-ST33BD.aspx

total length of 36' and dry weight at 7800 lbs, wondering if anyone tows a trailer equal weight and length(do not have the time to go through all the pages). I have a 2011 eco boost screw with short box, 3.73 rear diff, trailer tow package so i am rated for 11,300. Just wandering how the eco will handle this load before I sign the paperwork. thanks in advance for any advice.
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You will need a premium hitch to handle that length. Pro pride or Hensley I highly recommend.
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You will need a premium hitch to handle that length. Pro pride or Hensley I highly recommend.
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please help,,,
is anyone towing with an engine that has a repaired blown out sparkplug? I have a 2000 w/161,000 and blew out a spark plug last week. The engine is patched with a heli-core but I'm wondering if this Band-Aid will allow me to tow a older 1 horse trailer w/ the horse????
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please help,,,
is anyone towing with an engine that has a repaired blown out sparkplug? I have a 2000 w/161,000 and blew out a spark plug last week. The engine is patched with a heli-core but I'm wondering if this Band-Aid will allow me to tow a older 1 horse trailer w/ the horse????
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If the heli coil was done properly, I don't see why not. I'm assuming a steel one horse and horse wouldn't weight over 4,000 lbs so you should be alright as long as you stay off the throttle when under load
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I am in the process of getting a http://www.allstarrv.ca/inventory/36...ry-ST33BD.aspx

total length of 36' and dry weight at 7800 lbs, wondering if anyone tows a trailer equal weight and length(do not have the time to go through all the pages). I have a 2011 eco boost screw with short box, 3.73 rear diff, trailer tow package so i am rated for 11,300. Just wandering how the eco will handle this load before I sign the paperwork. thanks in advance for any advice.
The issue I found when I was researching trailers was loaded tongue weight which translates to payload. What does your door sticker say your max payload is. Once you put 1000+ pounds of stuff in your trailer your GVW is going to be 8,800-9,000 pounds loaded tongue weight is going to be around 1,100 pounds add to that the weight of the kids, dogs, firewood and whatever else you plan to put in your truck and you will soon be approaching payload max. Lots of folks go over payload max but long term in my opinion not the best thing to do. Otherwise from a towing perspective Ecoboost will not have a problem pulling it. Good hitch is highly recommended, because you will get some definite sway with a 36 foot sail behind a F150. I bought the equalizer hitch. It does a good job getting the trailer back in line after some sway movement but it can be a bit nerve racking when passing a semi at 65 mph.
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