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Old 02-24-2011, 12:39 PM   #11
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Ya, I think your nuts! I would love to have a diesel someday.:drooling:

Toyota?
Im with Gibby! YOU ARE NUTS! In my opinion.
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Old 02-26-2011, 09:01 AM   #12
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I too would love to own a diesel. Currently running with a 454 GM and can pass anything BUT a gas station!
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The newer diesels (since 2008) aren't much better...
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Old 02-27-2011, 10:00 AM   #14
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Miles, what is done is done, but for what is worth, I Love my Tundra. I never owned a Diesel. But for an all purpose, daily truck with lots of power and then some, Tundras are pretty awesome IMO.
I know folks that pull 31 feet TT and even 5th wheelers with Tundras (though I would not recommend) and are happy with their performance

Dont stress yourself out over that decision, especially if the wife is happy. Dude, you did right! :-)
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Old 02-27-2011, 10:05 AM   #15
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The newer diesels (since 2008) aren't much better...
That is because of the diesel particulate filter... and the burn off they require.. but a diesel will always have more torque than a gasser...
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Old 02-27-2011, 02:35 PM   #16
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Mine does fine!
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Old 02-27-2011, 06:03 PM   #17
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towing capacity of your truck is 10500. What is the weight of your 29ft fifth wheel? My guess would would be your testing the limits of your truck. I don't think Jayco ever called a 29ft Designer 1/2 ton tow-able. I would also look at the weight rating on your tire's.
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The 2000 2931RKS I had weighed 11,400 I think.
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Old 02-28-2011, 08:00 AM   #19
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I had an 07 Tundra with the 4.7 engine and it pulled the camper just fine, but I never went very far. The camper is heavier than the truck is rated for, but I'm still not pulling it very far but wouldn't be afraid to. It is an awesome vehicle.
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I hope you are never involved in a crash and the people you hit sue you because you overloaded your truck beyond its ratings. I don't think your putting a safe truck and trailer combo on the road. It may well pull it fine but can it stop it????
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