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Old 08-12-2012, 12:21 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by smokeywren View Post
I've been towing both 5ers and TTs and pop-ups and work trailers since the 1950s. In the last 15 years I owned a low-profile 5er for two years and 10,000 miles, a mid-profile 5er for 12 years and 100,000 miles, and my current TT for only 7 months and 5,000 towing miles so far.

If you compare apples to apples, the properly set up TT will have just as nice a "ride and pull" as a comparable size 5er. The TT will need a ProPride hitch to guarantee absolutely no sway

With your EcoBoost that has both max tow and HD payload, you're still limited to only a smaller 5er because of hitch weight limitations. But you can go up to a TT with a GVWR of around 10,000 pounds without being overloaded. So if I had your TV and my experience, I'd look for a big TT with GVWR almost 10,000 pounds and hook it up with a ProPride hitch.
Excellent! Thanks! Experience combined with fact. Doesn't get any better than that. Yes, the TT hookup takes more adjustment to get set up properly, but it can be done with the higher end hitch.
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