jQuery not supported.



Towing limits with my 2500HD w/6.0

Towing limits with my 2500HD w/6.0

Postby charlie25 [OP] » Jul 08 2012, 1:09am

I am looking for a new to me 5th wheel. I have a 2007 2500HD 4x4 w/6.0 and 4:10 gears with 6L90E trans. I will have the mountains to contend with at times and am concerned with total weight of the 5th wheel. I have been looking at trailers with UVW of 8,000 pounds. Not having pulled a 5th wheel before, I thought I would enlist those of you who have and the results you have found. Thanks in advace.....
Original Poster
charlie25
Newbie
Newbie
Posts: 1
Topics: 1
Blogs: 0
Joined: Jul 08 2012, 12:28am
Years of membership: 2 years of membership2 years of membership
Location: Oregon
Year: 2007
Make/Model: Chevrolet Silverado
Extra Info: 2500 HD 6.0 Crew 4x4
Group Membership:
Registered users
Related Topics  2014 GM Towing Manual & Recreational Towing   2004 gmc 2500hd 8.1L vs. 2003 gmc 2500hd 6.0L   6.2L in 2500HD   2500HD Grille   Shocks for 2500HD   2500hd springs   2500hd p285/70-17?   Update on 2500HD   What to use in my transmission?? 2500hd   1500 with look of 2500hd   2500HD conversion   2500HD Leveling   Towing with a V-6   Help( with towing ) 
Towing/Trailers Sponsor
Advertise Here

Re: Towing limits with my 2500HD w/6.0

Postby Machster69 » Jul 08 2012, 1:35am

Machster69
Shifting into Sixth Gear! [L3]
Shifting into Sixth Gear! [L3]
Posts: 7961
Topics: 103
Images: 79
Blogs: 8
Joined: Feb 16 2012, 3:03pm
Years of membership: 2 years of membership2 years of membership
Location: Baton Rouge
Year: 2010
Make/Model: GMC Sierra
Extra Info: 5.3 SLE 2wd
Group Membership:
How-to Authors
SilveradoSierra Guru
Registered users

Re: Towing limits with my 2500HD w/6.0

Postby Vetbox » Jul 11 2012, 4:48am

I find pulling a fifth wheel is easier and safer than a bumper pull. 8,000pounds, you probably wouldn't even know it's back there.
Vetbox
Firing on 1 cylinder [L1]
Firing on 1 cylinder [L1]
Posts: 11
Topics: 3
Blogs: 0
Joined: Jul 05 2012, 11:41pm
Years of membership: 2 years of membership2 years of membership
Year: 2008
Make/Model: Chevrolet Silverado
Extra Info: HD 2500 6.0L 4x4
Group Membership:
Registered users

Re: Towing limits with my 2500HD w/6.0

Postby spitfire » Jul 12 2012, 6:30pm

Machster69 wrote:Pretty sure your good bro, heres a pdf from GM, not exactly you but I think you get the idea...it tows alot!

http://www.chevrolet.com/assets/pdf/en/overview/11_Trailering_Guide.pdftowing with a 2500HD

MAX Towing weight 6.0L EXT 2500HD

2012 Chvey 2500HD with camper and towing trailer

Towing capacity with 6.0L

Newbie towing question

Vortex 6.0 vs 6.6 Duramax diesel


thank you for posting this, this was a huge aid in helping decided what truck i need/want
spitfire
Firing on 7 cylinders [L1]
Firing on 7 cylinders [L1]
Posts: 76
Topics: 7
Blogs: 0
Joined: May 07 2012, 2:53pm
Years of membership: 2 years of membership2 years of membership
Location: Halifax, NS, Canada
Year: 1994
Make/Model: GMC Sierra
Extra Info: K1500 305 V8 4X4
Group Membership:
Registered users

Towing limits with my 2500HD w/6.0

Postby Machster69 » Jul 12 2012, 8:53pm

Your welcome!
Machster69
Shifting into Sixth Gear! [L3]
Shifting into Sixth Gear! [L3]
Posts: 7961
Topics: 103
Images: 79
Blogs: 8
Joined: Feb 16 2012, 3:03pm
Years of membership: 2 years of membership2 years of membership
Location: Baton Rouge
Year: 2010
Make/Model: GMC Sierra
Extra Info: 5.3 SLE 2wd
Group Membership:
How-to Authors
SilveradoSierra Guru
Registered users

Return to Towing/Trailers

 

  • Similar topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post

Common search terms

towing wheel pretty trailer think limits bumper back pull thought thanks probably welcome

It is currently Jul 29 2014, 11:41am

  • Sponsor
Login  •  Register
SHOP TALK (Live Chat)
Towing/Trailers Forum
Towing/TrailersDiscuss towing and trailers and plows, or overdrive and hitch towing capacity (gvw) and tongue weight for heavy loads. This is the place for tow hitches, receivers, and trailer wiring as well as snow plowing.
To create a new topic in Towing/Trailers, click this button:
Previous topic Next topic
Sitewide News Sitemaps & Feeds

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google Search Appliance and 2 guests

carid home silverado truck parts at carid replacement side view mirrors store custom truck parts store putco chrome accessories and trim store