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Forum: Towing 07-11-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By Dragonmaster13
Sounds right, the more options, the less capacity.

Sounds right, the more options, the less capacity.
Forum: Towing 07-07-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By Dragonmaster13
I've got a Dutchmen 261BHS, dry weight is...

I've got a Dutchmen 261BHS, dry weight is 6873lbs, loaded scale verified 7200-7300lbs Axle weight ready for 2 weeks with 4 peoples. it's 33' tip to tale and I have a few hundred lbs left on my...
Forum: Towing 06-11-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,068
Posted By Dragonmaster13
Typically the tongue weight vs available payload...

Typically the tongue weight vs available payload is your limiting factor. don't put anything in the bed of the truck and only keep essentials (people) in the cab, everything else goes in the...
Forum: Towing 06-01-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 953
Posted By Dragonmaster13
Wow,I get 12-13 tooling around town empty. 14...

Wow,I get 12-13 tooling around town empty. 14 with a trailer is awesome!
Forum: Towing 05-20-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,685
Posted By Dragonmaster13
I look at LT load range E BFG AT/TO or AT/KO...

I look at LT load range E BFG AT/TO or AT/KO tires. Decent enough off road and great on road characteristics without sacrificing tread wear and comfort.
Forum: Towing 05-19-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,685
Posted By Dragonmaster13
The releveling of the truck helps with towing...

The releveling of the truck helps with towing attitude so the suspension operates closer to neutral angles and will provide a more stable ride.

To the post just above, if you are a few lbs over i...
Forum: Towing 05-18-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,685
Posted By Dragonmaster13
Nothing adds payload capacity, the sticker on the...

Nothing adds payload capacity, the sticker on the door still governs by law.
Forum: Towing 05-12-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By Dragonmaster13
Yes you can have it installed, $1500-2000 as I...

Yes you can have it installed, $1500-2000 as I believe the newer axles require a new carrier to go Limited slip.
Forum: Towing 05-06-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 878
Posted By Dragonmaster13
your pre-2007 diesel will blow the gas engine...

your pre-2007 diesel will blow the gas engine away with towing and get about double the mileage than the new gasser and be a more pleasant towing experience. The new diesels get only slightly better...
Forum: Towing 04-30-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,194
Posted By Dragonmaster13
#1 get a different dealer #2 save the custom...

#1 get a different dealer
#2 save the custom install cost and spend $250 for the Integrated module and install, it'll be cheaper and better than the reese.
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 04-27-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,072
Posted By Dragonmaster13
Need a different door module to make them work.

Need a different door module to make them work.
Forum: Towing 04-19-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,130
Posted By Dragonmaster13
It will work without flazh, just wont show up in...

It will work without flazh, just wont show up in your evic
Forum: Towing 03-15-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By Dragonmaster13
if you have a princess auto near you you can get...

if you have a princess auto near you you can get replacement bolt on couplers for about $20, change one of your trailers and get one ball mount with the correct drop and your good to go. they also...
Forum: Towing 03-13-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,685
Posted By Dragonmaster13
based on that weight forgo the sway bars. if...

based on that weight forgo the sway bars. if needed they can be added later. I tow 7200lbs without sway bars and have zero issues with a proper setup.
Forum: Towing 03-09-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,685
Posted By Dragonmaster13
air bags should be inflated before the tongue...

air bags should be inflated before the tongue weight is added, otherwise it messes with the springs ability to flex over the whole length. check out rv.net and see the proper way to set up your wdh...
Forum: Towing 03-06-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 825
Posted By Dragonmaster13
id look at your daily driving amount vs towing. ...

id look at your daily driving amount vs towing. do you want to miserable daily driving 200 days of the year with a drw or towing 30 days a year with a srw.... only you can answer that
Forum: Towing 02-25-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 816
Posted By Dragonmaster13
answers in order of q's. 100-115kmph (60-68mph),...

answers in order of q's. 100-115kmph (60-68mph), 10.5-8.5usmpg depending mostly on wind conditions. 6speed (aka 5 speed with a hybrid 2nd gear), tow haul always engaged
Forum: Towing 02-24-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 816
Posted By Dragonmaster13
I tow essentially the same trailer, dutchmen...

I tow essentially the same trailer, dutchmen 261bhs, no issues, likely the same floorplan, the coleman just has a larger entertainment centre that makes the tongue weight more.

my measured dry...
Forum: Towing 02-24-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,204
Posted By Dragonmaster13
considering the 6sp is not a true 6, go with the...

considering the 6sp is not a true 6, go with the eight speed. almost wish I had waited a year to buy, but couldnt pass up almost $11k off.
Forum: Towing 02-21-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,049
Posted By Dragonmaster13
I have a Dutchmen 261 bhs that weighs in dry at...

I have a Dutchmen 261 bhs that weighs in dry at 6700lbs, wet and loaded at 75-7800lbs, absolute max id go with on the 1500. have to leave the bed empty and limit stuff in cab to the wifes purse and...
Forum: Towing 02-21-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By Dragonmaster13
depends on the tongue weight and your passenger...

depends on the tongue weight and your passenger and cargo load. with 8000lbs you should be at min 800lb tw, but most likely about 1000lb, could be up to 1200lbs. add 100lb for wdh and you are left...
Forum: Towing 02-21-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By Dragonmaster13
yes and yes to both questions. keep in mind if...

yes and yes to both questions. keep in mind if you get a short box you need a sliding hitch to ensure you dont mash your cab.
Forum: Towing 02-20-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By Dragonmaster13
the diesel and that trailer would be fine. the...

the diesel and that trailer would be fine. the most you'd likely load the trailer would be 2000lbs, with avg load of 1000lbs so yourmtrailer is looking to be around 5700-6700lbs, tongue weight would...
Forum: Towing 02-07-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By Dragonmaster13
anything over 2000lbs should have a weight...

anything over 2000lbs should have a weight distributng hitch, no wonder the above post rode like azz
Forum: Towing 01-31-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By Dragonmaster13
anythings possible with a cutting torch. the...

anythings possible with a cutting torch. the factory hitch is a welded cross member
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