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RE: 1/2 Ton Towable 5th Wheel

just to add to my previous post here is my set up I have been on a CAT scale and my pin weight after subtracting drive Axle with 5ER connected from just truck is 1660 pounds This was also with my old B&W Patrot hitch and not my new Pullrite Superlite which is a lot lighter also my trailer weights 9540 pounds loaded so that would put me at 17.4% of a pin weight if i am doing my math correct So I have a 2018 Crusader 30bh Pulled by a 2018 F150 3.5l eco SuperCrew with 3.31 rear end , 6.5' box payload from Door sticker is 1812# as per Fords 2018 towing guide my truck can town a 5er weighing max 10300# with a GCWR of 16100# so my combination seems to work GCWR is 15400# payload/pin weight 1660# 17.4% pin weight trailer weight is 9540# Im even under my trailers GCWR UVW + CCC My only measurement that was over was my Drive axle maximum weight i was over by 460#s , one of the reasons why i switched hitches and I removed so unnecessary things I dont use camping and also instead of using the residential queen spring mattress I bought a lighter Memory foam , I was also carrying 2 tool boxes one in my bed and one in the trailer , i have removed the Bed tool box so I can say i am maybe at this point only 200# over my rear axle ratings i do need to weight this new set up, but even if i am over my axle rating by 200# i am not worried https://primetimerv.com/fifth-wheels/crusader-lite/30BH/1722
eurojet 07/05/19 07:44am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Video of why 1/2 tons shouldn’t tow 5th wheels

I have been on a CAT scale and my pin weight after subtracting drive Axle with 5ER connected from just truck is 1660 pounds This was also with my old B&W Patrot hitch and not my new Pullrite Superlite which is a lot lighter also my trailer weights 9540 pounds loaded so that would put me at 17.4% of a pin weight if i am doing my math correct So I have a 2018 Crusader 30bh Pulled by a 2018 F150 3.5l eco SuperCrew with 3.31 rear end , 6.5' box payload from Door sticker is 1812# as per Fords 2018 towing guide my truck can town a 5er weighing max 10300# with a GCWR of 16100# so my combination seems to work GCWR is 15400# payload/pin weight 1660# 17.4% pin weight trailer weight is 9540# Im even under my trailers GCWR UVW + CCC My only measurement that was over was my Drive axle maximum weight i was over by 460#s , one of the reasons why i switched hitches and I removed so unnecessary things I dont use camping and also instead of using the residential queen spring mattress I bought a lighter Memory foam , I was also carrying 2 tool boxes one in my bed and one in the trailer , i have removed the Bed tool box so I can say i am maybe at this point only 200# over my rear axle ratings i do need to weight this new set up, but even if i am over my axle rating by 200# i am not worried https://primetimerv.com/fifth-wheels/crusader-lite/30BH/1722 Am I missing anyhting?
eurojet 07/05/19 07:41am Fifth-Wheels
RE: 1/2 Ton Towable 5th Wheel

what i find funny is all the doubters about 1/2 tons towing 5er's and saying people need 3/4 minimum but even if you have a 3/4 ton towing a 5er which is supposed to be the "right size truck for the job" when i am out either heading to the camp grounds or driving somowheret , I see 3/4 ton trucks not set up properly and either with a TT or 5er, the trucks even with WD hitch is so low to the ground and the nose so high , even 5er's i see that. That tells me they are over weight they do not have the right truck for the job or they are not educated on how to set things up properly. Does this mean the 1 ton guys are going to say they need a 1 ton truck. Driving like that is unsafe no matter what size truck you have (having little steering due to the nose being so high) It comes down to education and research and knowing you trucks limits honestly i laugh when i drive by a 3/4 truck nose high and trailer low and my 1/2 rides perfectly level so i have proper steering and my headlights are in the right place not to mention being able to use my front brakes properly , I know that my 1/2 set up correctly (even a bit over my payload ratings will stop better then a 3/4 not set up properly no matter if they have the correct brake size to stop the weight. people need to get over the 1/2 3/4 1 ton debate if someone with a 1/2 ton chooses to tow a 14000# trailer that is on them it is no different then 3/4 choosing to tow a trailer out of there limits. Use common sense and make sure you are set up properly it is possible to tow a 5er with a 1/2 many of us are doing it safely
eurojet 07/02/19 06:20am Fifth-Wheels
RE: 1/2 Ton Towable 5th Wheel

I tow a 2018 Primetime Crusader Lite 30bh Cat scaled at 9500# loaded for camping, towed with a 2018 F150 3.5eco with 6.5' bed using the Pullrite superlight hitch. All i added was new shorter shocks to compensate taking out the blocks in the rear and Airbags to level it out. I have absolutely no issues pulling it with my "1/2 ton" trailer has its own brakes and I am under the maximum weight for a 5th wheel. Truck stops fine and It does stop well in an emergency braking situation. https://i.imgur.com/MjlBRgL.jpg width=640 Moderator edit to re-size picture to forum recommended limit of 640px maximum width.
eurojet 06/26/19 05:55am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Tire and load/level question.

lippert correct track offers a 2 inch lift and will fix alignment issue in the future if they ever arise . i had the same issue as you and just installed the Correct track and i am now level and high enough or get a different spring equalizer, my stock one was 2" switched to a 4" inch one and i got some more height out of it.
eurojet 06/18/19 08:11am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Small 5th wheel bunkhouse suggestions

Primetime Crusader Lite 30bh even the 29bh would work i bought this for the weight and the layout kids have there own bunkroom and bathroom (toilet and sink) and upfront is a queen and a full bathroom its under 10000# mine was 9500# loaded
eurojet 06/18/19 07:52am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Question on Selling FW Hitch

Sold just my hitch , no rails with it. :)
eurojet 04/15/19 05:45am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Battery Box for two 6v GC2's?

I was in the same boat as far as cost all the battery boxes were way too much money for some plastic , so after weeks of debating,searching almost spending too much money i came across this box. Fits my 2 GC batteries just fine and has some space left over , I just now need to drill bottom hole and top hole for my vent, but for 20 buck Canadian, i think it should do https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B007TOJ9DY/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
eurojet 03/19/19 06:47am Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: Your Rig

2018 F150 pulling our 2018 Crusader Light 30BH this is the day I picked her up https://i.postimg.cc/bNF37Wjr/New-trailer.jpg width=640 Moderator edit to re-size picture to forum recommended limit of 640px maximum width.
eurojet 02/26/19 09:44am Fifth-Wheels
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