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Old 02-15-2017, 09:16 PM   #1
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What do you tow your 40' Montana with?

My wife and I are very interested in purchasing a Montana 3811MS only problem is my tow vehicle is a 2012 F250 with the 6.7L Diesel engine. What are the folks familiar with Montanas towing there rig with. Does anyone tow a similar sized Montana with a F250?
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Old 02-16-2017, 09:10 AM   #2
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Try here for some help:

http://www.montanaowners.com/forums/
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Old 02-26-2017, 10:18 PM   #3
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We have a 3440RL at 39'4" we are towing with a 2011 RAM 3500 4x4 DRW
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Old 10-22-2017, 12:05 PM   #4
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We just picked up our 3811MS, I use a 2016 GMC 2500HD Diesel regular bed truck. The only thing I did was put an air bag system on the rear suspension just before I pick up the Montana for the extra weight, which wasn't much.
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Old 01-28-2018, 09:08 AM   #5
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Old thread but wanted to add my $0.02 worth. When we started looking at 5th wheels in January '17, I thought our '09 F250 would handle anything. Then I really started looking. My sweetheart (Joy) got set on a 39-41 foot 5r (Montana or Solitude). She found one in Mississippi at a good price. Off she wanted to go. I put the brakes on that trip after looking closely at pin weights. Using the guide at https://www.fleet.ford.com/resources...9RVTTguide.pdf the max cargo weight was ~1,700#. Way to low to handle a 3,000 pin weight. I gave her the bad news that we would "need a bigger boat"!! We spent a month finding the Ram 3500 4x4 DRW Cummins w/Aisin. Now our margins are considerable pulling the 3791RD Montana.
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