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Old 12-17-2014, 06:14 PM   #11
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We travel light with just the 2 of us so am always under the tow capacity.
Just curious, how do you know?
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Old 12-17-2014, 06:30 PM   #12
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It handles the trailer very well. Can cruise all day at 55 to 60 mph, gets it moving quite well also. Slows down a little on big hills but they all do that...and have no over heating problems. We travel light with just the 2 of us so am always under the tow capacity.
Me too!
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Old 12-17-2014, 06:32 PM   #13
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Sorry I am with TURBS on this one, I was pulling my 67 Lemans on a u-haul and I needed the tow haul turned ON! to move that thing around. Its that 3.23 gear that sucks. Car weight 3150lbs, u-haul trailer 2210lbs, 660 lbs over max tow-able
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Old 12-17-2014, 06:40 PM   #14
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towing capacity

Isn't the towing capacity determined with only the weight of the driver in the vehicle and nothing else? So adding a passenger and anything else to trailer would soon be over the towing capacity.
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Old 12-17-2014, 06:44 PM   #15
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Isn't the towing capacity determined with only the weight of the driver in the vehicle and nothing else? So adding a passenger and anything else to trailer would soon be over the towing capacity.
Not including dealer add on items after it leaves the factory.
These things are not included in dry weight.
Propane tanks full.
Battery.
Spare tire and carrier.
Sometimes tv's

Hot water heater full weighs minimum 40 plus lbs.

Etc etc etc etc.
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Old 12-17-2014, 06:47 PM   #16
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Me too!
I can bet the farm you weren't 1000# from being overloaded when you started filling your camper!
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Old 12-17-2014, 06:57 PM   #17
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I can bet the farm you weren't 1000# from being overloaded when you started filling your camper!
And I will bet my tar paper shack, we'll never know! As long as it goes and stops, it's good enough for me. Doesn't sag in the back either. It may blow sky high Fri when we head to Fawn Ridge, but there are Chevy dealers close.
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Old 12-17-2014, 06:59 PM   #18
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And I will bet my tar paper shack, we'll never know! As long as it goes and stops, it's good enough for me. Doesn't sag in the back either. It may blow sky high Fri when we head to Fawn Ridge, but there are Chevy dealers close.
I know ! I've done the math!
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Old 12-17-2014, 07:02 PM   #19
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Tow haul mode is recommended .yes it revs higher, keeps the transmission from overheating in the long term
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Old 12-17-2014, 07:05 PM   #20
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tow mode also raises the pressures in the trans for tighter clutch engagement. Much easier on trans. You might not feel it, but your trans appreciates it.
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