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  1. steelerdog
    07-06-2016 10:42 PM - permalink
    steelerdog
    Hey Red One. I just bought a 29 ft 5th wheel. Having airbag suspension put on the truck as we speak. Just wanted tro know if your ecoboost is having any trouble handling the load? According to Ford it should pull 11,300 and the trailer is 8,700 so I'm hoping/guessing it should be fine. Just interested in your thoughts.
  2. RedOne
    10-16-2012 09:06 PM - permalink
    RedOne
    sorry, my dads new Montana is 43.5' long.
  3. RedOne
    10-16-2012 09:04 PM - permalink
    RedOne
    It turns more than 90 deg pulling forward and backing up. I really like the 5th Airborne Sidewinder with the R16k Reese hitch. It really smooths thing out. Last weekend my dad was towing his new 14.5' Montana with his 3500 Quad door long bed Cummins. I would walk away from him on the hills as we were using cruise set at 64. When the Ecoboost turbos really put the boost to the engine it really took off (I know you have a 5.0, but anyway). He was running at my hind quarter for a while and later commented how smooth the trailer/truck combo looked running down the road. You do have to realize that I have a X-Lite trailer too so it is lighter than most but pulling it really is a dream...no white knuckle moments...most of the time running down the highway I really don't even think about it being there(until I look in the rear view mirror). I have made a few u turns after missing my turn on wide two laine roads also.

    Jeff
  4. bpear90
    10-16-2012 08:34 PM - permalink
    bpear90
    Hello Red One,
    I was wondering how your 5.5 bed pulled and turned with your fifth wheel trailer? I have a 2012 f150, 5.0l, 5.5. I didn't know if there was enough room for turning radius.
    Thanks, Bill

About Me

  • About RedOne
    Location
    STL area
  • My Truck
    Make
    Ford
    Model
    F150 XLT
    Year
    2011
    Engine
    Ecoboost
    Options
    All packages
    Modifications
    Towels on the seats...bugs on the front.
  • Signature
    '11 F150 XLT Red Candy Met. Ecoboost 4X4 Screw 5.5' Max Tow, Reese R16k 5th wheel hitch, Firestone air bags, Extang Full-Tilt Cover Michelin LTX AT2 "E" rated 20s.
    '13 Keystone Cougar XLite 29RES, triple slides, Mor/ryde suspension, Reese 5th Airborne Sidewinder pin box coupler, 16" rims w/ "E" rated STs.

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  • Join Date: 08-23-2011

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