30.5 BHLT dry 9600 towed by a F250 super duty (with air bags) and not an issue one even in winds or mountains. Real world use no speculations .....
The HT is advertised as light weight half ton tow-able
Why can't a 5w hitch be adjusted to accommodate the height? 5w hitch and pin box have adjustments.
2000 F250SD SRW 7.3 Long Bed Extended Cab Air Bags
2014 Eagle 30.5BHLT
2007 Layton 245LF (sold)
196? Shasta 16ft
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