Originally Posted by rryman
When we were in the process of changing from a TT to a 5W, someone told me that the 5W would have less wind resistance because it would be partly over the bed and closer to the cab. Don't know if it was, but between towing the TT to the dealer and towing the 5W back home, it sure seemed to pull easier despite the additional weight. Hard to tell though just towing 30 miles. Guess we'll find out in May.
I agree also...I got about 12-13mpg towing a 24' TT (5-6,000 lbs). I received the same or better mpg when I went to my 31' 5er (8-10k lbs).