Re: Fifth Wheel Towing

From: Rader = Darn Jar All Dry Error (
Date: Thu Feb 01 1996 - 14:41:48 EST

>I just bought a 21.5' 1993 Terry fifth wheel trailer. It weighs 4050 lbs.
>dry and has a GVWR of 5788 lbs.

>I am particularily interested in the rear end issue. The Dakota brochures
>only show a 3.90 for trailering but I have talked to others that are using
>the 3.55 with no problems.

  Well, I'm towing with the 3.55 and 5 speed with no problems, but then
again I'm only towing around 3000 lbs. max. The Dodge documentation refers
to a towing catalog, but the Dakota color glossy pamphlet contains a
tow weight matrix which you should check out, if you haven't already.

  Ron "Light Boat" Rader

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