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Posted: 10/14/21 02:42pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

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we realy do like the 992Steve

Going on 6 years with our 992 in a 2005 F350 SRW. To each their own[emoticon]


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ICamel wrote:

StirCrazy wrote:

we realy do like the 992Steve

Going on 6 years with our 992 in a 2005 F350 SRW. To each their own[emoticon]


did you modify anything?

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my 2008 af 990 clocks in at 5200 lbs full water and propane

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StirCrazy wrote:

ICamel wrote:

StirCrazy wrote:

we realy do like the 992Steve

Going on 6 years with our 992 in a 2005 F350 SRW. To each their own[emoticon]

did you modify anything?
Steve


Per my signature "19.5" Tires + LoadLifter 5000 Rear Air Bags"

If I had to do it over again, I would go with "All Terrain" 19.5" tires instead of the "Highway" tread, as the Highway tread doesn't provide sufficient traction on wet ground.

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Haulin my 2019 AF990 with a SWR rig to. 5100 lbs loaded up.
Got some mods on my rig. To each his own.

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Every 3/4 or one-ton pickup out there will haul a 5000 pound camper.
It’s all about what your rear tires are good for.

Don’t believe camper weight specs, they’re 100% always unrealistically light.


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Wife and I love the 865... it's an awesome model. The kitchen, dinette in back, windows on three sides. It's open, bright. Just think it's an awesome unit.

I'd throw it on a 1 ton and go play.


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mkirsch wrote:

120 over gvwr is pretty good.

You'll find that it is quite common for folks in here to ignore gvwr and just use combined axle ratings. Some will even just say "rear axle is rated for 10,000 by its manufacturer so put bigger tires on it and pile it on."


oh I know, and thats what I go by also. that and tire weight, but I also use front axel weight as some of the weight goes there also. I have 4K available on my rear and about 1000 on my front. GVW is nothing here unless you are a comercial truck, aside from determining how much regestration you'll pay....

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burningman wrote:

Every 3/4 or one-ton pickup out there will haul a 5000 pound camper.
It’s all about what your rear tires are good for.

Don’t believe camper weight specs, they’re 100% always unrealistically light.


oh ya the weight they list is 2641lbs, but then there is the mandatory option package weight of about 600 lbs so thats up to 3250ish now. take the weight of water, propane, food cloths and such and that fills up to about 4000ish.

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Reality Check wrote:

Wife and I love the 865... it's an awesome model. The kitchen, dinette in back, windows on three sides. It's open, bright. Just think it's an awesome unit.

I'd throw it on a 1 ton and go play.


I did like the wrap around view of the back, we also have a puppy, well a 90 lb lab, so I liked the idead of a slide but we can live with out one.

Steve

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