by Centurion » Jan 01 2012, 7:30pm
by doubled08 » Jan 02 2012, 6:50pm
by norfla71 » Jan 04 2012, 12:58pm
Centurion wrote:I bought my Silverado to pull my 2012 Keystone Montana 3750fl. Weighs in at about 12,500. No problem with this truck.get-attachment-4.aspx.jpeg
by crimson850 » Feb 23 2012, 5:18am
WingNut wrote:Pulling a 16' low-boy and my BMW track car, plus maintenance canopy, compressor, toolboxes, set of racing slicks, jack and stands, extra POL and parts, camping gear, and home built brake bleeder.
I'm sure I'm busting 5000 but the 5.3 Vortec handles it well in the foothills around Danville, VA. Will post pics when I get rotate home in June.
Will also post a "How To" thread on building your own brake bleeder for less than $50 when I get back.
by gsxr » Feb 23 2012, 1:47pm
by 08AllTerrain » Mar 11 2012, 6:00pm
by Mjayco » Apr 17 2012, 12:21am
by SHNOOL » May 02 2012, 6:06pm
by starspangled6.0 » May 02 2012, 6:17pm
by 01dually6.0 » May 02 2012, 11:09pm
SHNOOL wrote:Ok, so we are just about done our Spring season, and I've towed the package deal with nearly the limit of weight in the trailer, to #12k.... and also have an extra #480 in the bed of water. To top that off in the bed, I have a 5000Watt generator, and 3 bales of hay (#40 each).
There's almost no travel left in the bed (need air springs or timbrens yet - coming this summer)... but other than that, we've put 3000+ miles towing that package around since Feb. It'll dump all the way down to 2nd gear and 5000rpm to keep up 55 going up 5-6% grade, but it'll do it. If you time it right, you can keep it rolling 65mph plus.
I've been getting averages of 7.9mpg towing like that though. I've managed 16mpg empty flat, so figure 10-11mpg if it were flat towing that much.
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