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Old 05-09-2019, 08:24 PM   #1
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What are your thoughts on towing a Chevy Silverado with my 35í hurricane triton v10 engine
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Old 05-09-2019, 10:10 PM   #2
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This is the referenced I used.

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Old 05-09-2019, 11:41 PM   #3
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Do you think a Silverado is too heavy
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Old 05-10-2019, 12:05 AM   #4
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Do you think a Silverado is too heavy


Itís not so much what anyone thinks about it. Either it is or it isnít based on the weight of your MH and the GCWR as listed on your yellow label. And/or the rating of your hitch. The engine certainly is not going to have any problem pulling it.
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Old 05-10-2019, 12:15 AM   #5
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Do you think a Silverado is too heavy
2018 weights are 4,700 to 5,150 lbs depending on style. GCWR = 26,000 lbs. So if you can keep the coach weight below 20,850 lbs, you should be fine.
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Old 05-12-2019, 11:56 AM   #6
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What is the yellow label? I weighed my mh and it weighed 18k
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Old 05-12-2019, 06:21 PM   #7
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What is the yellow label? I weighed my mh and it weighed 18k


I donít know what youíre driving but by law there should be a tag - and all the ones Iíve seen are big and yellow - showing allowable weights for each axel, for the fully loaded coach and for the combined coach and trailer. It also will tell you when it was made, what it weighed when it was built, what tires to use and recommended tire pressure. Unless a previous owner removed it should be near the drivers seat or on the inside of a cabinet door.
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Old 05-14-2019, 11:06 PM   #8
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We are considering purchasing a 2000 Jeep Sport to tow. Your thoughts ?
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Old 05-14-2019, 11:18 PM   #9
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That's an easy one to answer. If it's a Wrangler: you're good to go!
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Old 05-15-2019, 12:10 AM   #10
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That's an easy one to answer. If it's a Wrangler: you're good to go!
Thanks Bob....IT IS A WRANGLER SPORT..we have already discovered there are many tow bars and braking modules....at this time, we are not sure if the Jeep we are considering has all the tow equipment.

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