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Old 09-05-2015, 04:16 PM   #11
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What does the yellow sticker say on your door jamb for Cargo Carrying Capacity? Whether you put stuff in your trailer or in the back seat it still counts.
The gross weight of the trailer 1200 lbs over your stated tow capacity. I would say based upon the low tow capacity and towing package this is a no go. The tow package included things like extra heavy springs, transmission and oil cooler, tow/haul switch that changes the way the transmission shifts etc.

I owned a 08 Titan as a work supplied truck. Hauling work equipment, in this case a transmitter, the rear spring broke. Was a cab and a half. Had power but no capacity! Running with a cap (600 lbs) took up most of the CCC and left little for other stuff.

Be careful and do not let salesman's Sam and the Sales Manager Slickback Sidney talk you into it.
More sound advice!
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Old 09-06-2015, 08:24 AM   #12
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Do you have an XE, SE, or LE?
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Old 09-06-2015, 08:47 AM   #13
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This is the result of too much camper for the truck.

While it may just tow fine normally, any road hazard could spell disaster.

"Heck, I saw it tow the Space Shuttle on TV!"

(Looks like the family, including the dog, are safe on the side of the road, thank God)
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Old 09-06-2015, 10:54 AM   #14
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Old 09-06-2015, 04:11 PM   #16
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Towing with a Titan is fine

I brought a 2015 Rockwood 8280ws that has a dry weight of 7850lbs and king pin weight of 1050. I was told by a dealer that my 2012 Titan had the tow package rated at 9500 lbs. and the king pin rating of 1400 lbs. I added a heavy duty transmission cooler and a roadmaster load lever and haven't had any problems at all. I think I am grossing out at about 8400 lbs.

I now find that I just had the 2.94 ratio axle rated at 7400 lbs. I have been towing on flat land in Florida and Ga. for about 4,000 miles on 10 outings with out any problems.

After finding out about the 2.94 ratio rear axle, I upgraded to a 3.73 ratio axle for towing in the mountains. It sounds like you have the heavy tow package rated at 9500 lbs. and should have any problem. Take a look at the youtube video of a heavy tow Titan run on the 12.000 ft. Ike Guantlet run towing 10,000 lbs. This is a test versus the Ford and Chevy.


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Old 09-06-2015, 04:13 PM   #17
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Not safely. I have a Trundra and did extensive research on trying to tow a 5ver. Can you pull it yes; safety no. It's about the axel weight and breaking that a 1/2 ton is not designed to do. God forbid you have an accident and someone is hurt and you'll be liable. I ended up with a towable until I buy a 3/4 ton diesel with exhaust brakes.
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Old 09-06-2015, 04:22 PM   #18
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. It sounds like you have the heavy tow package rated at 9500 lbs. and should have any problem.
the OP already stated that it DOESN'T have the factory tow package, so the 9500lbs. number is wrong for his Titan.
it'll be much lower, without the tow package.
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This is the result of too much camper for the truck.

While it may just tow fine normally, any road hazard could spell disaster.

"Heck, I saw it tow the Space Shuttle on TV!"

(Looks like the family, including the dog, are safe on the side of the road, thank God)
Is that a 1500 and what unit behind it?
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Apparently Sporrynat1 has lost interest in this forum. She hasn't responded to any of the questions asked of her.
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