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Old 02-20-2019, 01:35 PM
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I'll tell you what you can't tow - a 10,000lb Mini Excavator.
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[QUOTE=Jeff1024;6101163]I'll tell you what you can't tow - a 10,000lb Mini Excavator.[/QUOTE
Can I Tow a fifth wheel 9700lbs
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[QUOTE=Alexandre Cormier;6101176]
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I'll tell you what you can't tow - a 10,000lb Mini Excavator.[/QUOTE
Can I Tow a fifth wheel 9700lbs
Based on the sticker you posted no one can really tell you what you can or can not tow. The sticker displays the GVWR of the truck, but doesn't tell us what you truck currently weighs. Your towing will be limited by GVWR - Truck Weight = Available payload for towing. Fifth Wheels generally have about 20% of their weight on the pin, 9700 * 20% is 1,940lbs, I would seriously doubt you have the payload to make that happen.
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He's got a supercab with HDPP. Should have over 2K payload, but yes, it will be close.

Also, if you bumper pull, the hitch rating will be your limited factor. It should have a sticker on it, but I think it's ~1200# TW (with WDH), which is ~9200# trailer.
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Can I Tow a fifth wheel 9700lbs
Probably not without being overloaded.

But a quick way to tell is to load the truck with everybody and everything that will be in it when towing. Drive to a truck stop that has a CAT scale and fill up with gas. Then weigh the wet and loaded truck.

Subtract the weight of the wet and loaded truck from the GVWR of the truck. If you don't have the 5er hitch installed yet, thenSubtract another 150 pounds from that, and If the answer is more than 1,950 pounds then you can probably tow that trailer without being overloaded.

PROVIDED your 5er doesn't gross more than 9,700 pounds, and

when you weighed the truck you included everybody and everything that will be in the truck when towing that 5er.


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Another way to determine how much it can tow, scale like Smokey said, subtract the weight from GVWR then subtract 150 pounds for the hitch, multiply the result by .18 (18%) and that is the GVWR you should look for in a 5th wheel. Same for a tag along, but reduce the hitch weight to 100 pounds and multiply by .13 (13%).
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Like everyone else said... the yellow sticker in the door jam will be your limiting factor. It will tell you the difference between your GVWR and the weight of the truck with a full tank of gas. Everything you put in the truck including yourself and the hitch/tongue weight needs to be less than the number on the yellow sticker. That will limit your tongue weight to a number that is a fraction of what is needed to appropriately tow a trailer that is at the max tow rating for the configuration. So ignore the ~13K in the manual and do the math based on the yellow sticker and who and what will be in the truck.
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Originally Posted by Alexandre Cormier View Post
Can I Tow a fifth wheel 9700lbs
can it pull it? yes. should you? probably not. at least not a long distance
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