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Is my new 2023 Tundar enough TV for an Ollie? Please advise!


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The payload is OK, I think it is over well over 800 pounds. I haven’t found that darned payload sticker yet. And the salesman assured me it had the Tow Package, but I can’t find the receiver! I admit that I did have a really hard time understanding him… but Google Translate was really helpful! .😬

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I really hope this truck will work, if not can I modify it? Maybe 2000 pound airbags? (Those will increase my payload to 2800, correct?) I already placed an order for a new Ollie LE2 with all the options! BTW, I will be primarily boondocking in the Colorado High country, and I also hope to drive to the Arctic Circle... so I am also looking for an in-bed fuel tank, not too big, maybe 100 gallons. So far I haven’t found one. Please help. Thanks in advance!

https://www.hotcars.com/chinas-svh-tundar-blatantly-ripping-off-the-tundra-pickup-may-not-sit-well-with-toyota/

John Davies

Spokane WA

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"Mouse":  2017 Legacy Elite II NARV (Not An RV) Two Beds, Hull Number 218, See my HOW TO threads: https://olivertraveltrailers.com/topic/john-e-davies-how-to-threads-and-tech-articles-links/

Tow Vehicle: 2013 Land Cruiser 200, 33" LT tires, airbags, Safari snorkel.

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🤣 That’s the same size 3 cylinder 1 liter engine that was in my 2008 Smart Fortwo Cabriolet. Who knew I could tow so much with it! 😄

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2021 Toyota Land Cruiser - 5X8 Hiker Highway Deluxe Squaredrop Trailer
2023 Oliver Elite II Twin on order - due March 28, 2023

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John:

How did you purchase that China Tundar?

Funny that your pictures on your post are the same pictures in the link you provided!

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2018 Oliver Elite II, Twin Bed, Hull #354 

2018 RAM 1500 Rebel 4 x 4, 5.7 Hemi, 3.92 gear ratio

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John, I know you are a Toyota person and that's ok, for myself we have a Toyota built Lexus. I myself living in Texas and Toyota Tundra's being built here I would have to go with one of the Texas built vehicles. There must be a big difference in price between the two Tundra's so maybe that will work for some. I would also keep in mind factory warrantees and where would you get warrantee work done here in the U.S. Maybe I missed something here as to dealers, service work, etc., but it wouldn't be for me. For myself I have to have styling as well as performance, so this vehicle would be out for me. I know I'm selling our trailer, so my comment on this vehicle is probably and is only my opinion of said vehicle, so if it works for some, go for it. 

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Elite II, Twin Bed, Hull #489, 2019 RAM 1500, 5.7 Hemi, 4X4, Crew Cab, 5'7" bed, Towing Package, 3.92 Gears.

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I can’t wait to see the upgraded Tundar TuRD Pro off-road package with the huuuuge 14” wheel option and plastic skid plates 😂.  

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2019 Oliver Legacy Elite II - Hull #461

Tow Vehicle: 2019 Ford F-250 SuperCab 4x4, 6.2L Flex-Fuel engine  

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