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Old 04-08-2010, 10:32 AM   #1
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I'm looking at a Laredo 303tg. Do you guys see a problem towing it with a 2008 2wd suburban with 3.73's.
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Old 04-08-2010, 12:52 PM   #2
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Depends on the model of surburan, a 2500 has a tow capacity of 9600 lbs, the trailer has a gross weight of 9000 lbs so with a 3/4 ton 2500 it's doable, with a 1500 1/2 ton it's another matter.
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Old 04-09-2010, 05:04 AM   #3
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Its a 1/2 ton looks like I need to look for a new truck.
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Old 04-09-2010, 07:19 AM   #4
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I agree with Flyguy and would suggest - as you have already indicated - that you start looking for a 3/4 T truck. That Laredo is too much for your Suburban 1/2 ton.
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Old 04-20-2010, 05:59 PM   #5
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While your looking for a new truck you might want to get a Diesel

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Old 04-20-2010, 07:30 PM   #6
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I just brought home my 303TG yesterday. My 2500HD pulled it just fine with only weight dist bars and no sway control. I held @ 60 going up a few hills, and couldn't tell it was pushing too much on the way down. I could tell the camper was back there, but no problems.

I pulled a 26ft Jayco Eagle with a chevy 1500 and with a Tahoe with no major problems, but I don't think they would have pulled the 303TG as easy. I think the Tahoe actually pulled the Jayco better than the chevy 1500 did. Not sure if the weight was distributed better or what, but I believe the 303 would be much too heavy for it. I'd opt for a bigger truck than a smaller camper, because that 303 is super sweet!
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Old 05-03-2010, 12:23 PM   #7
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Well I did it bought the 303tg pick it up may 14th. towing with a 3/4 ton suburban. thanks for the advice
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Old 05-13-2010, 01:52 PM   #8
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Diesel

Same thing happened to me TampaCamper. I was in the Passport 28BHS and pulled with a 2008 F150 4x4. Then moved into the 2010 Laredo 303TG and had to get a F250 Diesel. Just needs more getty up for all that weight. I am in Tampa also, if you see me campin, drop by and say hello.
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Old 05-17-2010, 03:53 AM   #9
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Same thing happened to me TampaCamper. I was in the Passport 28BHS and pulled with a 2008 F150 4x4. Then moved into the 2010 Laredo 303TG and had to get a F250 Diesel. Just needs more getty up for all that weight. I am in Tampa also, if you see me campin, drop by and say hello.
Will do Mackdaddy We are going up to Clermont Memorial Day. Took Delivery Friday at Lazydays Did the stay over night thing. Got to say, I love this TT already.
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Old 05-18-2010, 07:25 AM   #10
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Clermont Camping?

Where do you camp in Clermont? We live in Land O Lakes, FL and are always looking for nearby places to camp. We have a Cougar 5th wheel. We love shade and larger sites when possible. Enjoy your camper
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Old 05-19-2010, 04:24 AM   #11
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Where do you camp in Clermont? We live in Land O Lakes, FL and are always looking for nearby places to camp. We have a Cougar 5th wheel. We love shade and larger sites when possible. Enjoy your camper
We are going to the Thousand trails Orlando.
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