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Hooked up to my TT apr. 6800 lbs.
Reese Steady-Flex-WDH
Toyo E rated tires
Timber Grove bags with 15lbs.

About 800 lbs tongue weight. For those fooling with things with your TT and weights. I eliminated the 2 giant interstate deep cycle batteries (60 lbs. each)for 1 optima bluetop marine (44 lbs) that eliminated almost 80 lbs of direct tongue weight. I also traded out 2 - 30 lb. propane tanks for 2 20 lb. tanks and saved another 50 or so pounds.
Trailer tows very well, stable, and comfortable.

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Borrowed a tractor to work on some fence this morning. Tractor auger and loader is about 5500 lbs on a 16 foot trailer. There is 50 gallons of water in that barrel for mixing concrete as well. Truck handled it like a champ plenty of power. Every day I love the truck more I feel like it pulls above it’s weight class.
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Dodge Caliber to the scrapyard. Only way I could grab it was from behind. Not ideally balanced but was fine for the few miles I had to take it.


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I have found a lot of times having the weight of the engine over the trailer axles is very nice. Looking at the sag in your trucks rear suspension you had plenty of tongue weight and if you put the car on the other way around you would have had a few hundred pounds more.
 

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First tow with the new to me truck. It’s a 21’ Supra, I think loaded it weights in around 5500lbs. Set out for a long weekend at the lake with friends so loaded with food, gear, and a few cases. Truck handled and drove great. I averaged 14mpg down and 14.5mpg on the way back pretty much 75mph the whole way. I do have the airlift 1000hd bags and they made the truck handle awesome.
 

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Check out Timber Grove for rear air bags. Almost infinite adjustment. Depending on your budget and need you can use a simple (included) schrader valve or step up to an onboard compressor. Get the rear end of your rig perfect for any load in the bed or on the hitch. Very nice owner who is a veteran.
 

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took my son, my brother and his kiddos to lake mineral wells state park about 2 weeks ago. went out twice to explore the rock climbing area and hike/climb.
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