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Old 12-02-2015, 11:14 PM   #1
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How many tow more than your truck can pull

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Old 12-02-2015, 11:42 PM   #2
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Not sure what you're asking. If my truck can't pull it than I wouldn't be able to tow it. There's times though I'm towing in excess of 33,000 lbs. and it goes fine so the truck can pull it.

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Old 12-03-2015, 12:10 AM   #3
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would NEVER tow more than my truck's capacity.

i've seen too many overloaded combos out there, looking like an accident waiting to happen.
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Old 12-03-2015, 07:19 AM   #4
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I pull more than my listed GCWR.
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Old 12-03-2015, 08:16 AM   #5
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On rare occasion, yes.
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Old 12-03-2015, 11:09 AM   #6
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I tow right at my max if I were to put the grandkids in I would be over but I up dated my truck with better brakes shocks tires air bags to make it Better so when the grandkids go with us they ride with grandma
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Old 12-03-2015, 11:16 AM   #7
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And it tow real good a little slow up hills but who in a hurry
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Old 12-03-2015, 11:18 AM   #8
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I straddle the line- sometimes over on short trips and mostly under on long ones. Both types of trips are taken with an abundance of caution and if you don't like it, go around.

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Old 12-03-2015, 11:35 AM   #9
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I would bet that most trailers are well over what the TV should pull. The caveat I put there is the overloaded ones are mostly those not on here. Yes there are overloaded folks on here but I would bet 90% of the RVer out there no nothing of forums to get the right setup for their unit or even care.. The yellow sticker said they could so they did.

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Old 12-03-2015, 12:09 PM   #10
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Not sure what you are asking but ..... If you are close it is more of a hazard to the transmission etc........

We had an E150 conversion van years ago (before the weight police) Numbers escape me exactly but sitting in the driveway it had a 6200 lb total weight capacity and weighed 6100 lbs with the conversion Soooooo when I got in it was overloaded......then we put a 4500 lb trailer behind it...... it was in the combined vehicle weight rating........ but again with the family and tongue weight of the trailer, the van itself was over by around 1200 lbs..... it pulled fine, stopped fine, never felt unsafe, but the transmission did not like it much........... traded for an F250.



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