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Old 09-29-2015, 06:35 PM   #51
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I was looking at the XLR Hyperlites with a 2500 series truck. We went with the XLRThunderbolt and the 3500 series truck.
If your towing over 7K # you need a 2500 series truck, over 15K # 3500 series truck.
Be safe and get the correct truck. Pulling it is one thing , stopping in another.
Just my opinion.


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Old 09-29-2015, 09:13 PM   #52
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If your towing over 7K # you need a 2500 series truck, over 15K # 3500 series truck.
It has been my experience, that blanket statements like the 7k part of this don't fit every mold. Maybe all he does is tow fifty miles twice year. On top of that the manufacturer's claims of towing capacity (when the payload works out) are what the engineers say is safe. Few outside of that realm have true insight into the TVs true capabilities. The OP can safely tow what he is thinking about IF his particular truck is engineered to do it based on real world weights. Keep it under 65...

I will generally agree with your part about 15k, though.

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