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post #1 of 4 Old 01-02-2011, 10:14 AM Thread Starter
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this rig capable?

i have a 97 tahoe 5.7.....flat towed a couple of my jeeps with it but im to the point i just wanna buy a car trailer, ive been looking at buying a new truck too, a chevy 2500 or 3500, will the tahoe do thou? can i pull a 18 or 20 ft dual axle car trailer with it? i do plan onm eventually getting another pickup(just sold my 2500 )

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post #2 of 4 Old 01-02-2011, 11:48 AM
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the tahoe has a towing capacity of around 7,000 pounds or 3.5 tons. it could do more but braking would be hard, also make sure the trailers balanced. most new Trucks can pull 1-2 Jeeps easy. just research the weight limits more. what are you towing anyways, just 2 Jeeps?

We had a big Dodge 3500 with a diesel pulling 5 cars for the dealership, was just an amazing thing to watch going down the road.
this one is my fave, my friends 1996 ZJ limited with a 4.0 pulled a 12,400lb tractor 60 miles to the farm. I couldnt believe my eyes.

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post #3 of 4 Old 01-02-2011, 02:06 PM
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You can tow 1 Jeep on a trailer with a Tahoe. It won't be as much fun for you as a 2500 pickup (which will be even better with a diesel).

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post #4 of 4 Old 01-03-2011, 09:11 AM Thread Starter
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ya i just wanna pull a 1 car trailer with one jeep on it, actually found a 92 k2500 on cl this morning, its old but im probably going to go check it out friday
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