Sunday, March 24, 2019

Alaska 2019

Alaska 2019, Our journey begins April 20th 2019. Our preparations are underway, prepping the truck and travel trailer for it's lengthy journey.

Our Truck and Trailer, 2014 Ford F150 5.0L V8 and 2014 Palomino Solaire 247 RKES.


Truck Specifications: 2014 Ford F150 4X4 XLT Super Crew 5.0L V8 
157" WB, GCW 13,500#, Tow Capacity 7500 lbs. Oh, it has 163,000 miles on it. We average about 10 MPG when towing.

Below is our fully loaded scale ticket with us onboard, just lacking our (2) 25# Schnauzers Grace and Oliver. All Tanks were empty. (add 256# if we travel with a full water tank.)



Some upgrades we have done.

It is equipped with a Roadmaster Active Suspension
Leaf Spring Enhancement Kit.    Click here.


We have also upgraded are brakes with Power Stop K6268 Z36 Front and rear Truck and Tow Brake kit.     Click here.


New Trail Ridge Tow Mirrors     Click here.




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