2014 Limited Short Wheel Base versus EL towing

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  1. Chaseus

    Chaseus Member

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    I have a 2014 Ford Expedition Limited.... short wheel base (non EL)

    60K miles, new tires, etc.

    We are looking at getting a Travel Trailer. I have a pretty good understanding of the practical and posted weight limits. And I plan on getting a good WDH/Equalizing hitch.

    We are looking at TTs in the 27-29 foot range.

    I see many posts of people pulling trailers in this length range, but it seems all the posters I see have the EL version of the Expedition. Mine is the short version.

    Does anyone have experience with the shorter Expy pulling TTs in the 27-29 foot range?

    Mostly flat driving, and never in a hurry when I tow.
     
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    For what it’s worth Ford rates them the same....I wouldn’t tow anything with my EL that my last standard wheelbase couldn’t either.
     
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    Not sure how well the short wheelbase tows, but I can tell you my EL moves a bit when it's windy, or when trucks go by, while towing my 30 ft trailer. My recommendation would be to rent a trailer and try it out first.
     
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    I occasionally tow with 2013 normal and the trailer is around 28’. I would look more at making sure you have the HD tow package and rear differential gearing better than 3.31 (like I think 3.5 or 3.7ish).
     

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