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RE: Tow Vehicle rating and comfort

Hi All! I'm having trouble deciphering the towing capacity of my truck. Vehicle stats: 2016 Ford F-150 4x4 SuperCrew 3.5L V-6 EcoBoost 3.3 Axle ratio GCWR 16100# Conv. towing trailer cap 10,600# Would my truck tow a UVW 5000# (6800# GVWR) trailer comfortably? I'm new to RVing and looking to purchase my first. I want to be comfortable towing i.e.having acceleration power and ability to get up inclines. If not, what kind of power should I be looking to get? I look forward to your input! Thanks-j You will be fine, unless you put a huge amount of heavy stuff in the bed of the truck. That Ecoboost is a towing beast.
coolmom42 12/28/19 05:51pm Travel Trailers
RE: *NEWB ALERT* question about TT up keep

Anyone have exp with the cones that the electric tongue jacks foot sits on? I have a red one that was gifted to me. I don't sit the jacks foot on the group it is always on this cone, I am thinking maybe this could adding to the problem and maybe I should try getting a metal foot to attach to the jack without using the red cone. red trailer pad I can't believe that wouldn't wobble. Get some pieces of lumber and glue them together with waterproof epoxy.
coolmom42 12/28/19 05:18pm Travel Trailers
RE: How fast do you go

60 mph max, because that is the speed rating on our ST tires. Also, because a truck + trailer doesn't handle or stop as well as just a truck, even with a good setup. Emergency maneuvers (of course ) should be avoided if possible, but are much less risky at 60 mph than at 70 or higher. We also get somewhat improved gas mileage over towing at higher speeds.
coolmom42 02/15/19 06:53pm Towing
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