First Tow with my TRX

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Handles the 24ft Car Hauler much better then the Raptor. Next time truck will be on hauler for Colorado trip tomorrow.
 

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Whats the trailer weight? Looks like I need to get a flat bed trailer to tow my ATV's and motorcycles on my trips to Florida
 

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Handles the 24ft Car Hauler much better then the Raptor. Next time truck will be on hauler for Colorado trip tomorrow.
Looks Great! How was the dealer experience and prep?
 

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Now is it hee turn to take a ride.
That is Awesome! Enjoy your trip and let us know how it went. Cheers
 

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Now is it hee turn to take a ride.
Absolutely amazing!

Who cares about all of us trying to calculate TRX available payload so we can tow campers behind it... love how you solved the problem by having the camper tow the TRX.

If I could, I would buy the Renegade Super C with bunks for the kids and do exactly what you're doing...


Insanely jealous!
 

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Yea, and mind you at 10%, that's only 430 lbs on the ball, so any more weight is really going to have the headlights pointing towards the sky.. This truck was not built to tow trailers.
I'm hoping a heavy duty weight distribution hitch along with being properly leveled, it shouldn't sag more than a couple of inches.

I know the TFL guys posted videos of the TRX towing a 5k lbs trailer and didn't have near the squat that we are seeing in this thread's photo.
 

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I'm hoping a heavy duty weight distribution hitch along with being properly leveled, it shouldn't sag more than a couple of inches.

I know the TFL guys posted videos of the TRX towing a 5k lbs trailer and didn't have near the squat that we are seeing in this thread's photo.
My raptor gets basically same squat with more or less any trailer hooked to it. Guessing same phenomen here with the long travel shocks
 

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Now is it hee turn to take a ride.
The TRX a trophy truck? Trailer Queen? Side by Side? Or golf cart that I see RV's tow from time to time
 

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