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New 6,500 lb travel trailer...Tow well or ? ?
I've got a 2008 Tundra CM 2wd with 5.7, tow package, 18" wheels. 4.30 gears.
We picked up a new 2010 Keystone Sprinter 30' travel trailer that weighs in at 6,500 lbs unloaded.
I bought a weight distributing hitch, and a good proportional brake controller.
Should I expect the Tundra to handle this load fairly well, in "as is" form?
I would imagine adding another 1,000 lbs in people / gear to the truck / trailer, so I'll round up to 8,000 lbs fully loaded going down the road.
I've given some serious consideration to the TRD supercharger....am I going to need the extra HP/Torque? (of course it couldn't hurt, but that's another $6500 I'll have to spend)
What are your thoughts? I haven't brought the trailer home yet...so I'm anxious to know how it will do.