TrailManor Owner's Forum  

Go Back   TrailManor Owner's Forum > TrailManor Owners Community > Prospective Owner Questions
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-30-2014, 05:48 PM   #31
Digger
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Reading through these posts on towing capacities I havenít seen any mention about the additional weight inside the TV. I think there is an allowance of 150 lbs for the driver and anything more than that such as additional passengers and cargo has to be added to the trailer weight. So, if you strip the TM of 150lbs but have a 200lb passenger plus 50 lbs of goodies in the TV, youíre not 150lbs lighter, you are 100lbs heavier. Bummer but I believe that is the way it works.

Ed
  Reply With Quote
Old 04-03-2014, 03:11 PM   #32
moaboy
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

My understanding is different manufacturers calculate it differently. Have not checked recently but at one time some included a certain allowance and others did not. In others words some would set the tow rating allowing for so much weight and cargo plus the towing capacity was on top of that. Others one had to subtract the weight in the tv off the towing capacity. If I remember correctly at one time Asian manufactures made the calculation different than domestic ones.
  Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Tongue Weight of 02 TM2619 fcatwo General TrailManor Topics 2 03-25-2005 08:55 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:15 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Copyright 2021 Trailmanor Owners Page.