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Old 07-09-2014, 02:19 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by MarkeMark View Post
The 33 rlds has a great floor plan. To save a few bucks we ended up getting the 32rlds. Very similar length and weight as yours. We pull it with an older f250 SD with the 7.3 turbo diesel. We have plenty of power but get pushed around a bit by the large tractor trailers. I can only imagine what it would be like with a 1/2 ton truck. The newer f150's might do better but I would go with a 3/4 ton for sure.
I also have the 32RLDS (2014). I pull mine with a 2013 Dodge Ram 2500 diesel and have no issues with hills or passing on hills. I think its crazy to see 1/2 tons pulling trailers like this. They appear to be working, but at what cost to the truck and motor?

Either way, enjoy your trailer. If you haven't actually purchased the trailer yet, you should consider the 32RLDS. Less storage in the kitchen but the outdoor kitchen is used just as much as the inside kitchen.... if it had a sink, I may never go inside unless its raining.


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Old 07-09-2014, 03:27 PM   #12
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Some F150s can tow quite a bit. If you bought this at a dealer they should let you know about the towing as well. If not go to trailer life towing guide and check to see what your truck pulls. If it is sluggish you can get a chip that will make towing better, banks power is popular, or for less get an air intake upgrade that also can help. As well the trailer GVWR is on the outside, side of trailer, don't tow much weight ie. food, clothes, or anything to heavy water or any tanks should be empty until your close to your destination also. happy camping great choice.

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Old 07-09-2014, 04:20 PM   #13
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Very nice trailer--also very heavy
I would get a 3/4ton...

However, if you are stuck on a half ton, get the towing package, large V8 and tallest gear possible.

My TT is a bit smaller and almost 2K lower GVWR and decided on the 2500...

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Old 08-21-2014, 10:24 AM   #14
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I tow a Jayco G2 31RKS, about 8K loaded and I have a 2011 Silverado, 2500HD 6.6 Turbo Diesel and it tows like a breeze. There are many smaller diesel options out there that would work for you. There's nothing like a diesel when pulling!
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Old 08-21-2014, 02:03 PM   #15
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I drive a dodge 2500 cummins and love it. BUT if I, had to purchase a new one today it would be the dodge ram 2500 with the new 6.4 liter HEMI. Around 8k cheaper than the diesel, $12k discount now, 25 percent lower fuel cost, oil changes 1/3 the cost and less often. They tow like a beast. What ever you get it should be a least a 3/4 ton.
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Old 08-21-2014, 02:13 PM   #16
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My 8.1L big block pulls the heavy 33RLDS around like it owns it ..
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Old 08-21-2014, 02:43 PM   #17
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Tks for all the replies. Never decided on a truck yet. But the
Bigger truck (250) seems the way to go. We will not be pulling it
This year. Maybe next, not sure.

Thanks everyone, appreciate the help.

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Old 08-21-2014, 07:01 PM   #18
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I have the trailer you are going to buy and also have a F150 and would never consider towing that beast with a F150. You do not have the payload to tow that beast with a F150.

Love my trailer....great layout and feels like a home if you are stuck inside....tons of storage for me and my wife!

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