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Old 04-20-2012, 12:20 PM   #31
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RaveOn - What is your tongue weight with that setup? Just curios as to how the F150 handles the weight.
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Old 04-20-2012, 01:20 PM   #32
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Just curious, was it a typo or what is a Broadcaster Active Suspension??
Should have been Roadmaster, that's the result of the auto spell correct on my Droid. Odds are if one of my posts says something that makes no sense, I am posting from my phone.
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Old 04-20-2012, 11:57 PM   #33
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Pulling my 2012 32BHDS with a 2011 F350 6.7 Diesel. I love this setup. The 6.7 has 800lbís of the torque factory. I can set the cruise on 65 and up or down hill it stays there. I normally donít use a wdh for around town type pulls. I donít really need it. Anything over 50 miles I will throw it on.
I truly believe the big three make great trucks. Its all what you like best. For our family size and style the F350 four door crew cab was best. I had an older tundra and was a great truck for its capacities. Mine came down to features for the price I paid and the fact that Ford told them to go jam their bailout money.
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Old 04-21-2012, 06:33 AM   #34
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We have a 33RLDS which weights 8500# dry and gross weight of 10300#. I tow it with a Ford Supercrew with the ecoboost engine. The ecoboost has more than ample power and torque and pulls it with ease. Mine weights 9356# loaded and no issues at all while towing. The equilizer 4pt works great and no sway. I adjusted the equilizer once I had it loaded and took it to a weigh scale and weighed all axles and total weight and set it up accordingly. Gas milage on the flats is 18L per 100km or 15.5 MPG imperial or 13 MPG US running at 110kph Get into constint hill running and its another story....lol.

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This is welcome news, RaveOn. I just picked up my new truck last week and I'm sure it won't even breathe hard with my 6k lb trailer but we were hoping at some point to upgrade which is why I went with the HD. Sounds like yours is handling it just fine.

When you say "get into constant hill...", are you speaking of gas mileage or ability to tow?

I too am anxious to hear what your hitch weight is though.
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Old 04-21-2012, 07:14 AM   #35
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Tonge weight is 1023#. As far as "get into constant hill running being another story" is gas mileage goes down which is to be expected. In terms of power in the hills the ecoboost pulls like a bear and doesn't struggle. It pulls hard like a diesel. In tow mode at 110 kph she runs about 2100 rpm where torque is king. In terms of handling the weight no issues. No sway at all. I had to add a spacer washer to my equalizer hitch to bring it up to 5 washers. The trailer brackets are set in the middle position. I had to add the 5th washer as with 4 washers the front end was a but washy but now it's perfect.

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This is welcome news, RaveOn. I just picked up my new truck last week and I'm sure it won't even breathe hard with my 6k lb trailer but we were hoping at some point to upgrade which is why I went with the HD. Sounds like yours is handling it just fine.

When you say "get into constant hill...", are you speaking of gas mileage or ability to tow?

I too am anxious to hear what your hitch weight is though.
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Thanks... and that's how I interpreted your other comment. Can't wait to give this EcoBoost a test tow but I need to put the 1000 miles on it first as recommended by the owner's manual.
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Old 04-22-2012, 08:33 PM   #37
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Should have been Roadmaster, that's the result of the auto spell correct on my Droid. Odds are if one of my posts says something that makes no sense, I am posting from my phone.
Thanks for clearing that up. I also tow with an EX and am always looking at how others have modified theirs.
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Old 04-23-2012, 04:35 AM   #38
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How does the Reese Dual Cam work for you? Have you had any performance issues or problems?
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The key with the Reese is to get it dialed in correctly. We had it installed the day we brought the TT home. Then we loaded it up to camp. The tow experience was horrible. I needed to have it adjusted again. After some tweaking it finally was good. We then went on a trip to Disney. I was able to do 65mph, had no sway, did not have to fight the wheel and was comfortable with semis passing me. On our way home we were in the middle lane when a bus ahead of us had a tire come apart, I was able to safely and quickly change lanes. For the money it is a great set up.
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We tow ours with a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. We have only towed it locally, with an hour of our house. It towed pretty good. We're planning on getting a bigger truck so we can take longer hauls.

We do love this TT!
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