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Old 07-10-2011, 03:58 PM   #1
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Towing Rockwood 2604S

Does anyone tow a Rockwood Ultra Lite 2604 with a Tahoe which is not equipped with the heavy duty towing package? How is it working out?
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Old 07-10-2011, 09:56 PM   #2
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are you saying that you don't have the factory tow package?
need to know that, what year it is and which engine/rear end ratio it has, to be able to answer your question.

if you don't have a type III/IV hitch receiver, 7-pin connector, trans cooler, pre-wiring for a brake controller and a rear end ratio for towing, then you don't have the factory tow package.
without all of these, you have no business trying to tow a 29' TT.
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Old 07-10-2011, 10:17 PM   #3
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What kind of weights are you looking at? Tahoe's tow rating and weight of the trailer?
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Thanks for your response. I have the factory type 3/4 hitch and 7-wire plug and controller pre wire( I added a Prodigy controller). I am not mechanic enough to know about the cooler or rear end ratio. I bought used and have no window sticker.
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Thanks for your response. I have the factory type 3/4 hitch and 7-wire plug and controller pre wire( I added a Prodigy controller). I am not mechanic enough to know about the cooler or rear end ratio. I bought used and have no window sticker.
If those came from the factory then you probably have the tow pkg. Probably need to determine if you have the transmission cooler to be sure. Tahoe has multiple engine options so tow ratings could vary quite a bit.

Should be able to do some research on the VIN to determine what you have and what you can tow.
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Old 07-11-2011, 02:58 PM   #6
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That ultra lite doesn't appear to be very light when it comes to dry weight - 5300# dry. I guess because it's only 6600# gross it's consider ultra lite? I'd imagine the real weight is more like 5800# with remaining cargo capacity around +/-800#. It's also not on the short side coming in at almost 30'. Depending on the tahoe options that might be too much trailer to be considered "safe"...
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Old 07-11-2011, 04:23 PM   #7
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Be advised, I have a 2604 and that dry weight of 5300# is just that dry weight. The actual weight of my unit when it left the factory fully finished was 5903#. Dry weight are trlr minus everything - battery, awning, propane, A/C, and any other options added.
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