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Old 04-22-2015, 10:00 AM
vetleap vetleap is offline
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I'd like to know if anyone has experience with a F-150 ecoboost pulling a 24' plus camper and a 18' plus boat. Please tell me how that's working out for you.. Thanks
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Old 04-22-2015, 10:36 AM
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I have the Ecoboost in my Flex and I pull a Lund 2000 around easily. I'm sure the F150 wouldn't have a problem with an 18' boat.
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Old 04-22-2015, 10:45 AM
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I'd like to know if anyone has experience with a F-150 ecoboost pulling a 24' plus camper and a 18' plus boat. Please tell me how that's working out for you.. Thanks
Are you talking about bulling them in tandem???
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Old 04-22-2015, 11:05 AM
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you'll have no problems doing that I don't think 24' camper isn't all that big. the boat is a non factor due to it being tucked in behind the camper
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Old 04-22-2015, 11:22 AM
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Pulling the load isn't the issue. Stopping is. Go slow and leave plenty of room.

Also, have you checked into the length requirements for your state when pulling tandem?

Wisconsin is 65 feet combined length in tandem.
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Old 04-22-2015, 11:53 AM
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Right now the only one of the 3 I have is a 18' boat. I guess I should have said pulling in tandem. I used to have a 24' camper and would pull both of them with a 1/2 ton Chevy. Retirement is looming and I can't stand my Chevy and I may want to get back into camping again.. I'm ND and don't know the restrictions but they must be pretty long from what I see..
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Old 04-22-2015, 12:32 PM
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the brakes on modern day half tons are better than 3/4 tons brakes of ten years ago. add to that trailer brakes and stopping isn't an issue unless your just a bad driver.
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Old 04-22-2015, 01:11 PM
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Length and GVW will stop you if you want to be legal. Even with the new ones rated at 13,200 assuming an 8k camper and 2500 boat puts you over once you figure in the truck weight.
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Old 04-22-2015, 02:22 PM
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My question was if the F-150 ecoboost would have what it takes to pull both units. I don't know anyone pulling both units at the same time..
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Old 04-22-2015, 02:23 PM
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My question was if the F-150 ecoboost would have what it takes to pull both units. I don't know anyone pulling both units at the same time..
Yes.
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