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Old 02-13-2013, 11:27 AM   #1
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Need some info I am looking at a 2013 Jayco Whitehawk 27DSRL. Has a sticker weight of 5800 lbs. I tow with a 2006 Toyota Tundra tow cap 6900 lbs. I know I am at the upper limits of my cap considering the average load weight is prob around 500#. Any comments on this combination? Any comments on the Whitehawk brand? I am very torn between this one and a Dutchman/Kodiak 263RLS. I am really leaning toward the Jayco... any concerns
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Old 02-13-2013, 11:49 AM   #2
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Hubertus...Some good questions there - While I think that I would lean on the side of caution, if you only plan on short trips and intend on replace the Toyo with something bigger in the next few years you should be okay. On the plus side, you can count on about a 10% +/- wrt capacity (imho). 1000lbs of camping gear and people adds up pretty quick. That said....given the combination you can expect your truck to struggle a bit but you should be okay. Trailer sway might be an issue given the length, but I dunno. Jayco is a great product...but in your shoes I might just slim down a bit for my own comfort.
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