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Anybody else towing similar sized TT or TH's over the passes in relative comfort. I am pretty confident that my 2015 5.7 is up to the task but coming from a diesel I will be curious how she does.


Just make sure you use tow haul on the inclines at least. But she will do fine! What diesel did you come out of 3/4, 1 ton maybe larger?

Is the TT/TH loaded at the 8k, if so your fine! If unloaded you'll feel it a bit more especially if your closer to 10.5k but mostly based on other aspects. Let's say proper load balancing and length. Engine is insane nothing to worry there.

Rest assure with a good quality break controller and reasonable speeds tundra is very comfortable...
 

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Remember diesels are usually FI's Forced induction, tundras mainly are NA's Normally aspirated.. unless lucky with a magnuson supercharger, normal aspirated engines love the revolutions per minute to sustain the torque curve which makes the 5.7iforce a healthy engine..
 

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I app the feedback. I am not any big hurry so I'll just have to let her REV..


I think you'll be fine I have a fifth wheel and engoy every bit of towing her. She is empty 10064lbs with a pin hitch weight of 1990 empty! All I did was add the air lift suspension for comfort and simply add 62 psi to a split T for the bags.. the fifth wheel is 39'4" long with three slides.. I have been doing it for 2 and a half years now.

The truck is a 2015 and the camper is also. I just make sure my tire pressures are constant and I do have load E range mud tires on the truck and load range E on the fifth wheel. I have pulled it over 80 passing and slight incline but mainly keep a cruise control speed of 60 which my speedo is off by about 5mph so really gps'd at 65.4 mph mostly Texas Louisiana Mississippi Alabama and Tennessee.

I will say I almost pooped muh pants when I was on i10 west after San Antonio Texas as there is some crazy hills around a town called kerrville tx. I slowed down to around a consistent 50mph not because I couldn't go faster but because the damn gas stations got further apart!!! I didn't get so lucky to get a 38 gallon tank I have a 26 currently looking to upgrade but for now I just keep 2 five gallon tanks of extra fuel with me!
 

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Do yourself a favor. Get the Torque App, install it on a 7" or 10.1" Android tablet computer or a large screen Android smartphone and use it on your trip. There are a number of threads here on TT that discuss configuring it to monitor your Tundra's various systems. I use this app whenever I tow to monitor the coolant temp, Tranny Temp, Tranny Pan Temp and other things. The Tundra is a great truck and the Torque App is a great tool to have when towing.


I agree with Charlie I'm currently lookin into this also! Watching this numbers are important not only for tundra but all vehicles..
 

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Thanks. BTW - I know exactly what you are talking about as I have towed my TH out to West Texas on I10. - My solution - I installed the Transfer Flow 46 gal. replacement tank for my 15 CM - sooo much better...worth every penny in my eyes.


Really that's the one I'm looking at.. Good I'm glad to hear that I'm prob gonna end up pulling the trigger..
 
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