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Old 09-10-2016, 07:13 PM   #11
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what did you have before? It seems soooooo long after having a small camper lol.
Tents! Compared to that I feel like I died and went to heaven... 34 feet is not a small trailer. I have towed various trailers for years so pulling this one was easy!
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Not to twist your arm, but having an entrance directly into the bathroom is awesome!!! It helps keep dirt out of the tt from traffic walking through to get to the bathroom.....

How much difference is there in height? Shouldn't make that much of a difference. Possible when in some high winds, but otherwise you probably wouldn't notice it.

Roughly what is the total family weight? Maybe 700lbs?

If I remember right, the optional rear cargo hitch is available for the 28 BHBE, so if you had that and the proper bike rack, you could move some of the bikes out of the truck bed and to the rear of the tt. Just make sure you do not end up with to light of a tw by hailing bikes on the rear of the tt!!! To light of a tw can and will cause sway!!!!
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Right now about 625 with the dog
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Right now about 625 with the dog
Have you found what axle ratio you have?

Something I didn't see posted yet is what cab/bed combo do you have? The longer the wheelbase the truck has, the more stable it will be towing.
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Old 09-10-2016, 10:51 PM   #15
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I tow my 27bhs with a 2012 f150 here in Colorado... No problems. I'm rated to tow 11000 pounds with my trucks config..I have a 10k equalizer hitch.. Mandatory. I would not tow anything heavier than this TT.. You will be fine.
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we have the short bed with the I am going to have to see about the axel ratio. Thanks
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Here's the truck and sideways lol
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The 5'8" (or whatever the exact measurement is) bed? If you had the 6'6" bed I would say the 28 BHBE at 33'5" oal sounds like it is very possible. But having the shorter bed towing the 28 is definitely on the long side for the shorter wb of the truck. You definitely want a good wdh for the 28, but you should get one regardless.
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I don't think wheelbase or rear axle ratio play into your decision. I've always had a long trailer (33+ tongue to bumper), and I've towed with a Ram 1500 and Excursion, both with a wheelbase shorter than your F-150. With WD properly setup, it has always felt stable.

As far as the rear axle ratio is concerned, with that payload, you obviously have the tow package, which means your final gear ratio will be just fine for towing.

Best advice as stated above is to weigh the truck ready to camp (family, dog, bikes, etc.) to see how much true tongue weight you can load.
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Husband said its the 3.55. Forgot to look for axel ratio
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