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Teton 5er


caymann

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Jim, unfortunately there is not enough info to give you an answer.

Each truck has different ratings based on year, axle ratios, 4wd or 2wd, size of cab, how much people in the truck weigh and their personal belongings, how full are the tanks, weight of hitch, etc...

Trailers also vary in weight based on personal belongings, water in tanks, etc...

How safe do you want to be? Are you planning on traveling in the mountains? Is this for one trip a year or multiple trips every month? A few miles or cross country? On pavement or boondocking? How many people traveling with you?

And remember many trucks can move it but stopping can be an issue.

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Teton did make many 5ers in the 36' size. There are still many out there on the road. At the last Teton Rally there were about 30 rigs and probably 8-10 were of that size and being pulled by one ton duallies. If you find one look very carefully for occult water damage to the wooden structures. Teton were wooden framed and have a history of leaks and damage. The company closed in 2008, the 2006 to 2008 year units have a reputation for poorer build quality than earlier models. Google Tetoners.org, there are several smaller units listed in the for sale section. If you buy a used Teton I recommend upgrading the tires to 17.5s if not already done, the units are too heavy for the puny D range 16s that came on them. I would not recommend pulling a Teton over 36' with a one ton dually, the units are just too heavy when fully loaded for real world use. Our 40' Teton weighed 22K and we pulled it with a MDT. Best Wishes, Jay

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