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Old 10-02-2017, 12:36 AM   #1
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Smile What is the BEST Trk

I have a 2013 rl36 and is pulling it with a 2014 f250 and it's apparent that this truck is not the one for long haul vac and not too great for the short ones either. What do u guys and gals think the best tow/daily driver unit that I should be looking at for? ( Gear Ratio, Fuel cap, Fuel capity, Make, or Dully)
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Old 10-02-2017, 12:43 AM   #2
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You are opening one, big, ugly can of worms!
I was told by a wise old fulltimer when we first started fulltiming that there are 3 things you don't discuss in rv parks, #1 - politics, #2 - religion, #3 - the best brand of truck! Whatever you get NEEDS to be a dually!
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Old 10-02-2017, 01:11 AM   #3
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I have the same trailer, get the dually

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Old 10-02-2017, 01:14 AM   #4
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Dually for sure, if it happened to be a diesel ram that wouldn’t suck!
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Old 10-02-2017, 01:29 AM   #5
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Dually made for a nice tow machine, kind of sucked otherwise.

I had both the 4.10s in a 2008, and 3.73 in a 2014. The 4.10s did better in the Rockies, even with the smaller hp 6.4L. The F450s get as deep as 4.30s.
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Old 10-02-2017, 01:34 AM   #6
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Just to stir the pot a bit . . .

ANY of the newer SRW's will handle that RW.. Not for fulltiming, but the average weekend warrior and daily driver... That is , IF you do not hoard,and load that RW for bear.....

MY "15" SRW handles our 38RL RW with ease, BUT you have to know ALL your weights... I am at my limits on ours...

Belly up to a scale, that will tell you what you need..
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I just replied to this thread with my weights for my 36re. It posted in the Keystone acquires Crossroads. Go figure. Short version. 3400 on the pin, 12,100 on the axles and 16,500 total. Loaded for 2 weeks and a full 100 gallons of water.

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You are opening one, big, ugly can of worms!
I was told by a wise old fulltimer when we first started fulltiming that there are 3 things you don't discuss in rv parks, #1 - politics, #2 - religion, #3 - the best brand of truck! Whatever you get NEEDS to be a dually!
Read my signature to see my favorite & that's all I have to say about that!!!
Surprised some of you, didn't I?
Yes sir totally
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Old 10-02-2017, 03:03 AM   #9
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Thanks for all the posts and information. Just making this decision isn't a easy one but finding a trk. that will do what I want without it being in the shop like the last trip would be nice. Thanks for all the posts again.
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I have a 36rl as well and I had a 2008 1 ton srw. ended up selling it once I got the trailer as the pin weight was putting me over on gvwr, gawr and tire weight rating. Ended up going with a drw that I really did not want but had no choice. Mine is running at 17500 with 3950 pin weight
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