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New here, just leased a new colorado diesel, 2016, haven't even got it home yet ...just if anyone has considered whether is possible to haul a smaller 5th wheel with one of these...is heavy duty tow and the biggest payload sufficient to even consider such a thing? My sense is that payload will be the limiting factor and there is a chance you coud handle something pretty light, wondered if anyone had any experience ?

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The trailer would have to be really light. Most 5th wheel and gooseneck trailers put a lot of wight on the truck, the payload is only 1500, I would consider a bumper pull with weight distributing hitch
 

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Yep, just did the calculation on 5thwheelstreet and its pretty much a non-starter ..going bumper pull , probably something in the 24-27 ft overall category , approx 6000 total weight max should be ok I think?
 

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So do you think there is a certain amount of miles one should put on, as a sort of break in period, prior to starting to tow a trailer in the 4000 lb range? Dealer didn
't indicate that anything special needed to be done in terms of break in but just wondered if anyone had any experience or thoughts?
 

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Does anyone know the Gross combined weight rating for the 4 x 4 6 crew long box diesel? Can't seem to find that number anywhere....
 

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Actually I was asking about "combined", ie truck and trailer which I understand is a rating set by the manufacturer..I was able to find it ,I forget now but I think it was 12,700 lbs.
 
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