Originally Posted by sourdough
I would think towing a trailer with a bigger truck than needed wouldn't be a mistake, more a safety factor. Those pulling a trailer with too light a truck ARE making a mistake. Heck, I know tons of folks with 1/2 & 3/4 ton trucks that pull nothing.....just want a truck in case they need it.
Long time ago I heard the old saying:
You have never heard of an RV, who, after using a larger than needed truck to get to the top of a long grade, get out at the top, kick the tires and say "darn you for having too much capability!" But there are plenty of people on the other end of the spectrum.