How much you can tow - Fiberglass RV


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Old 06-01-2009, 12:57 PM   #1
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I don't know if this is accurate or not? If yes, It might help others out for a visual.

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Old 06-03-2009, 08:04 PM   #2
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Excellent!
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Old 06-04-2009, 09:51 AM   #3
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user Brian also helps out by noting,

you need to distinguish between the actual weights and the ratings. Gross Combined Weight Rating minus the actual Gross Vehicle Weight (without the trailer attached) is the remaining capacity available for towing. If you just subtract ratings, you are assuming that the tow vehicle is loaded to its maximum, and it might not be.

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Old 06-04-2009, 10:39 AM   #4
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Also keep in mind that every vehicle has a Maximum Passenger and Cargo Load rating that you should not exceed.


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Old 06-04-2009, 05:55 PM   #5
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At the truck weigh station near San Onofre, CA, the captain in charge told me that, to be safe, one should always try to shoot for at least 200 lbs UNDER the suggested maximum weights as stated by the vehicle manufacturer.

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