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Old 03-04-2008, 07:04 AM   #1
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Looking for Tow Vehichle

Can you all post pictures of your tow vehichles and what you tow? I have a 2005 Chevy Trailblazer and I need to upgrade. My TT is a 2008 Rockwood 2701ss.

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Old 03-04-2008, 08:53 PM   #2
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I haven't uploaded my TV into my signature yet, but I tow an 8318 with a 2006 Expedition. Does a great job.
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Old 03-05-2008, 11:29 AM   #3
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tow truck

I just bought a 2008 toyota tunda 5.7 V8 with can pull almost anything.
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Old 03-06-2008, 07:11 AM   #4
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i have a 2008 2701ss as well. i tow it with a 2005 gmc 2500hd crew cab short box 6.6 duramax diesel. the trailer is not even there when i am towing. that trailer mmust be one hell of a load for your trailblazer. i would say the 2701ss is too much load for a halfton truck. it would tow it but would shorten the life of the drivetrain. using a heavier truck, wind, passing transports and such are a none issue.
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Old 03-06-2008, 05:00 PM   #5
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I second the no half ton theory. About the only 1/2 I'd consider are the new Ford's. Supposedly they are rated up to 10K now.

I'd go 3/4 ton with larger engine, i.e. 6.0 L or larger in a GM product.

Please understand though, I do NOT like to overwork my tow vehicle, I'm rather conservative with that.
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Old 03-06-2008, 11:16 PM   #6
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i have a 2002 Chevy Silverado 2500HD extened cab regular bed with a 6.0 L pulls my camper just fine
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Old 03-07-2008, 10:17 AM   #7
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1997 GMC Suburban 3/4 ton 350 engine and a 4/10 rear. It tows my Rockwood 8314ss just fine. I say that the truck is well broke in with 121,000 miles on it.
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We were on our way to Dewey beach for a Greyhound reunion, this was in Oct. The Greyhound rack on the top is something I made for a contest for the reunion, I toke First place.
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Old 03-07-2008, 02:28 PM   #9
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Can you all post pictures of your tow vehichles and what you tow? I have a 2005 Chevy Trailblazer and I need to upgrade. My TT is a 2008 Rockwood 2701ss.

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We replaced a Ford F150 with a Nissan Armada and the Armada tows awesome. Rated for 9100 lbs with factory tow package. I beleive the SUV and its center of balance compared to the pick up does a much better job at towing. We've got a Rockwood 8314SS.
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Old 03-11-2008, 06:36 AM   #10
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Go and look at the "TOW vehicle survey" thread. Most of us have posted our tow rigs and what trailers we pull there. It looks like we all have the good sense to tow with vehicles that are more than adequate for what we use them for :O)
Ive seem some crazy people out there.. towing a 32' 5er with a s-10 blazer..
35' TT with a v-6 reg cab dakota. ect ect...
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