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Discuss 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.

2002 rclb sag

After towing my brothers camaro behind the truck I noticed the truck sagged a great bit. I was curious on what you guys would recommend to help compensate for the sag. I been researching and found sumo and timbren stopper things. Or should I lean to an air bag kit or helper springs?

The truck is my car hauling truck but sees daily driving activity a lot more than pulling.

Everything seems to be right ...
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Performance upgrades for towing Performance upgrades for towing

Hey everyone!

I am looking to add get a little more out of my truck for towing. I have a 2017 crew cab 1500, Z71 and all star package, 3.42 axel and my truck has the rough country level in it, I have 285/65/18 duratracks on as well. Everything else is stock, no air filter upgrade or anything like that. I have a weight distribution hitch and am pulling a 30 foot camper. I also ...
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Towing/Suspension Question

I have a 2020 Silverado 1500 Custom Crew cab with standard box. I plan to tow a new boat this summer that weighs, trailer included, just under 6,000lbs. Should I look to add any upgrades to my suspension to prevent wear and tear and/or sag while towing? The weight on the tongue during towing will be about 600lbs. Thanks in advance!
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2500 towing / payload

So I’m thinking of upgrading my truck to a 2500 and camper to a fifth wheel. Looking at 5th with GVW of 9k lbs and a hitch weight of 1400 lbs. I also want to tow my boat behind it which is a 17’ aluminum w/90 hp motor. Boat weighs 2500 lbs. Our length limit is 75’.
I was sticking with the GMT900’s for budget purposes. Is the 6.0 fully capable and will I be ...
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2018 2500 HD 6.0 9500# 5th wheel

Looking at 5th wheels and wife found a Jayco that’s ~9500#. Anyone towing something this heavy with the 6.0, 6 speed, and 4.10 gears? How does it tow it? We camp here in Michigan and rarely go more than 2-4 hours from home.
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Towing with a TrailBoss

So I recently purchased a 2021 CTB crew cab with the 5.3L and will be towing a 32.5ft(with the tongue) camper trailer, my permanent residence, in roughly a year and half and wanted to see if there was anyone else that has done this before or something similar and what their experience was like. I know gas mileage is going to suck, I wouldn't have gotten the CTB with the 5.3L if I was worried ...
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5th wheel in halftonne

So whos done it on a short box? i have a 2010, with timbren SES, tow all the time bumper bull. wanting to move to a fifthwheel, have a sxs now and no quad so cant put it in the box anymore anyway, my entire childhood we towed with chev half tonnes and fifth wheels all accross canada/US. anyway, who has put a 5th wheel hitch in a short box NNBS? ive seen them done ...
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Best brand air bags for towing with a leveled truck?

Still thinking about leveling my truck, and thinking about air bags to compensate for sag while towing my camper. I use a weight distribution hitch, but may need a little extra after I level it.


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