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Old 10-30-2019, 09:25 PM   #61
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Back it in and close mirrors. If row in front is tight it may take an extra pull foreward to get in straight, no problem.

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I've had long bed, crew cab F350's since 2000. All have been daily drivers. In 2014, I went to F450 DRW long bed, crew cabs. Again, daily driver. I never have an issue with driving or parking. Most of it is in people's heads. They "think" the truck is too big. The wheel wells are not wider than the mirrors. My observation is that I can easily get the truck between the lines. Better than most people in much smaller vehicles can.

If you can't drive and park a long bed truck as a daily driver, you probably don't need to be towing a trailer anyway.
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Old 10-31-2019, 10:38 AM   #62
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If you can't drive and park a long bed truck as a daily driver, you probably don't need to be towing a trailer anyway.
I can't believe how many people today think a long bed is huge. Out of all the trucks I've had since 66 only 1 has been a short bed. 3 have been crew cab long beds with two of those being duallies. I've parallel parked them all
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Old 10-31-2019, 10:52 AM   #63
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I don't understand why people are so hesitant to order a vehicle?
It allows you to get the exact tow truck you desire, this truck took 8 weeks to delivery. 6/27 order - 8/27 delivery
Plus you can usually get a better price, as it will not be on their floor planning......just saying
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Old 10-31-2019, 01:19 PM   #64
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I don't understand why people are so hesitant to order a vehicle?
It allows you to get the exact tow truck you desire, this truck took 8 weeks to delivery. 6/27 order - 8/27 delivery
Plus you can usually get a better price, as it will not be on their floor planning......just saying
Yep the only way to buy.
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Old 10-31-2019, 09:32 PM   #65
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I don't understand why people are so hesitant to order a vehicle?
It allows you to get the exact tow truck you desire, this truck took 8 weeks to delivery. 6/27 order - 8/27 delivery
Plus you can usually get a better price, as it will not be on their floor planning......just saying
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Old 11-06-2019, 03:39 PM   #66
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You certainly will have plenty of truck!


here is ours, 3500 standard box (now 6'9") tows like a dream.
Great looking rig! We have the same truck, hitch, RV. Curious if the RV over height increased in your situation?
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Old 11-06-2019, 07:18 PM   #67
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If you have a "slider" hitch and you are backing a 14,000# 5er into a spot at a 75+degree angle UPHILL how does that slider push that big old trailer back 14" UPHILL? Not getting smart with anyone here, just asking. I have a long bed and no slider hitch so I really have no idea how that would work.
The Pullrite Superglide does not pivot on the pin. Instead a plate is installed on the pinbox that has a u-shaped guide that fits into the top plate of the hitch. The hitch can rotate on all axisís. Once you reach a certain degree of turn, the hitch starts to travel back up to 14 inches of travel. You can easily do a 90 degree turn. The way itís built, it works. Been there done that up hill and down hill. I have a 2011 F250 with the Pullrite Superglide. Iíve towed two different 5ers with no issue.
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Old 11-06-2019, 08:12 PM   #68
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The Pullrite Superglide does not pivot on the pin. Instead a plate is installed on the pinbox that has a u-shaped guide that fits into the top plate of the hitch. The hitch can rotate on all axisís. Once you reach a certain degree of turn, the hitch starts to travel back up to 14 inches of travel. You can easily do a 90 degree turn. The way itís built, it works. Been there done that up hill and down hill. I have a 2011 F250 with the Pullrite Superglide. Iíve towed two different 5ers with no issue.
It's funny because I had just posted that question and then saw the rig parked next to me had a Pullrite and that man showed me exactly how it worked with the roller and the 2 channels to glide into. Problem solved once I saw it. Thanks for responding. Learned something new!.
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Old 11-06-2019, 09:32 PM   #69
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Great looking rig! We have the same truck, hitch, RV. Curious if the RV over height increased in your situation?
Trailer is actually nice and level, was slightly nose high behind '18.


Lets see some pics of your rig.
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