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Old 02-29-2012, 12:42 PM   #1
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Got my new Tow Rig

Finally got my new tow rig in late January I think it will pull the old 13' Boler just fine. Its a 2011 Ram 1500 Crew Cab 4x4 lots of room for the kiddies and all there goodies.
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Old 02-29-2012, 05:21 PM   #2
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Nice rig and great color. It looks like your getting it out to test the 4 wheel drive.
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Old 02-29-2012, 06:10 PM   #3
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I hope it's a hemi.
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Old 02-29-2012, 06:16 PM   #4
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You better believe its a Hemi with the MDS so it shuts down 4 cyls when at low rpm but then the 390 hp is there when you want it. Pretty smooth ride compared to my old 1997 Jeep TJ that I just sold.
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Old 03-01-2012, 08:05 AM   #5
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Nice looking ride!
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Old 03-01-2012, 08:16 AM   #6
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Towing

Just bought the same truck except a quad cab in red. Love driving the truck
and looking forward to seeing how it tows my Scamp this summer . Mileage is not great but if you stay in the ECO mode it's not bad . Hope it serves you well!
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Old 03-01-2012, 10:44 AM   #7
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I bought mine in 2009 when they offered the "lifetime warranty"- Big Horn Edition- tows great, I put air bags on the coil springs and a cap and get 13 mpg- towing or not!!
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Old 03-09-2012, 08:09 AM   #8
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tow it? heck you can load it up and carry it.
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Old 03-10-2012, 08:34 PM   #9
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I'm going to pickup a canopy on Monday for mine. Its funny our other TV is a 04 Subaru that barely has the towing capacity for the Boler and the trucks tongue weight is about 1000#s. Should do just fine.
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That's a great looking truck!
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Old 03-26-2012, 10:39 AM   #11
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Thanks all for the comments. I thought I would post an updated photo with the new canopy on the truck. Lots of storage now for those camping trips.
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When I ordered my cap the dealer wanted to know if I had the "Hoover Dam" in the rear? He was referring to that fat lip that the cap rear has to cover on the truck as Hoover Dam
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Old 04-14-2012, 09:28 PM   #13
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Finally was able to get to the Boler to see how it hooked up to the truck. I think I will get a 4" drop hitch now or maybe even a 2" seeing it hooked to the truck now and as the truck was sitting empty. Just to level out the trailer a bit more.
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you will not even know it is there!!
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