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Old 11-21-2018, 06:49 PM   #21
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I have 2017 Ford Powerstroke F-250 SWB. I am looking at, and will most likely purchase 3121RL. If anyone has this combo and can offer their experience I would appreciate reading what others have done. Thanks again.
My setup is very similar and I have not had any issue. I use a slider and have airbags. You can always add a spring in the rear which is the only difference between a 250 and 350.
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Old 11-21-2018, 06:56 PM   #22
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I just don't get the requisite ability to be able to get 90 degrees with your fiver. In 28 years of pulling a TT or fiver, I've never had to get 90 degrees to what I'm pulling. The stress on truck and trailer in that position is just off the chart especially with the mega trailers we all seem to need now days. Yeah I know ... some of you have been there once ... but overall, what's the odds of that happening to John Camper?
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Old 11-22-2018, 07:42 AM   #23
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I just don't get the requisite ability to be able to get 90 degrees with your fiver. In 28 years of pulling a TT or fiver, I've never had to get 90 degrees to what I'm pulling. The stress on truck and trailer in that position is just off the chart especially with the mega trailers we all seem to need now days. Yeah I know ... some of you have been there once ... but overall, what's the odds of that happening to John Camper?
I agree that most of us will rarely if ever get our trucks 90 degrees to the camper. Have I done that before, maybe. For me its just piece of mind knowing I can if I had to. I have to go around 5 tight 90 degree turns just to get to the main road from my house.
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Old 11-22-2018, 09:40 AM   #24
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I just don't get the requisite ability to be able to get 90 degrees with your fiver. In 28 years of pulling a TT or fiver, I've never had to get 90 degrees to what I'm pulling. The stress on truck and trailer in that position is just off the chart especially with the mega trailers we all seem to need now days. Yeah I know ... some of you have been there once ... but overall, what's the odds of that happening to John Camper?
I am sure many of the folks that have taken out the back window or other damage to the back of their truck had no intention of going to 90 degrees. Just takes a little inattention.
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Old 11-22-2018, 10:54 AM   #25
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My 2016 MT and short bed Ford does NOT allow for a full 90 degree angle. And, if the truck and FW are off level, it's possible to hit the cab earlier than 90 degrees.
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Old 11-22-2018, 09:42 PM   #26
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As I mentioned earlier, the Chevy is the only one to fit in the garage. And I am one of the unusual people that park all my vehicles in the garage. Much less wear on paint job from UV, etc.
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Old 11-23-2018, 09:01 AM   #27
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Time for a garage addition. My 40x42 is not big enough to get all ny vehicles in LOL
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Old 11-23-2018, 09:02 AM   #28
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Tom,

You are not alone. The garage for your truck and covered storage for your rig is a must for those of us in the AZ sun.
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Old 11-25-2018, 08:52 PM   #29
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My setup is very similar and I have not had any issue. I use a slider and have airbags. You can always add a spring in the rear which is the only difference between a 250 and 350.
In preparation for whatever choice I make I have installed air bags and the Titan 50 gallon tank (which I love). I think I will be fine with this combo.
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