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Posted: 08/22/20 07:03pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I have the above tow vehicle and am lookong to trade up to a Grand Design with a pin weight of 2100 out of 2400 of trucks rated payload. Is this enough of a margin for added personal effects in trailer ,or am I pushing the limit too close??

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A dry pin weight of 2100? If so, you’ll be over your truck’s payload max when wet and loaded. Add a passenger or two....


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what is the payload on your door jamb?

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Didn’t OP say 2500?

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Posted: 08/22/20 07:27pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Hello! The truck door jam plate say?

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Tire sticker says 2021. Ram Brochure says 2310. Grand Dedign spec says 2090.

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renojack wrote:

Tire sticker says 2021. Ram Brochure says 2310. Grand Dedign spec says 2090.


There is a yellow sticker inside the drivers door, somewhere on the door jamb.... That will all you what the exact payload capacities..


** IF ** The Grand Design shows a DRY pin weight of 2100..... You will be overweight ... with only 300 # of padding, that is NOT enough to add the hitch weight and stuff in the camper


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As was said, if 2100 is dry weight, you will be way over by the time you add the hitch and anything else that inevitably gets added.

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Love the 337 Grand Design, but not enough to trade my 2016 Ram with 43k for a 3500. Thanks much for the advice.

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You’ll get 2 dozen people here tell you you shouldn’t exceed the artificially low rated payload based on 10k gvw.
But that’s false.
If you have air ride, you’re good for about 3klbs before the air ride doesn’t self level.
If you have coils, somewhere around 2500 Or greater pin you’ll want to think about bags or Timbrens to help out the springs.
The rest of the truck is good for significantly more.
You’ll have zero issue with a smaller 5ver like you’re planning on.
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