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Old 10-16-2017, 07:40 PM   #21
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Congrats on the 450. I would have gone bigger than my RAM 3500 Dually, but in California, it then gets taxed as a commercial vehicle once you go above a F350 or 3500! :-(
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Old 10-16-2017, 09:17 PM   #22
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Thanks for getting back. I think you will be very happy with it.
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Old 10-17-2017, 07:34 AM   #23
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i have a 2017 diesel with 3:73 gears
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Old 10-21-2017, 08:28 PM   #24
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I commend anyone that is more than willing to tow there heavy camper with the right tow vehicle. Either one will be ok. 350 or 450 DWR

Anyone towing these large/heavy trailers with a 2500 or even a 3500 SWR truck is putting the lives of them selves/ there families and those that travel around them at risk.

This forum and many others are full of (can I tow this 16k+ camper with my 2500 truck)

Either piss or get off the pot, If you know what I mean. LOL
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Old 10-22-2017, 08:34 AM   #25
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Thought I should come back to this thread and provide an update on my decision. We will soon take delivery of a 2017 F450 Lariat fully loaded (could not justify the extra couple of grand for the platinum). Main reasons were:
1) Tighter turning circle.
2) Larger brakes.
3) Liked the look for the wider front end :-)

Looking forward to my first tow with her.
Happy Camping!
That is a beautiful truck with lots of capability (even though it's not a RAM)
I'll bet you're excited (as you should be!) Enjoy!
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