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Ford Truck Club Forum > GARAGE TALK > Garage Talk: Towing & Hauling



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Old September 6th, 2010, 04:12 PM
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i know a good number of us here tow some sort of trailer. whether its on a regular basis or once every few months, a 4x8 utility trailer or 40+ ft car hauler... WHAT DO YOU TOW???

i tow my 20 ft aquasport on a regular basis, couple times a week. roughly 3,300 lbs...




my dads boat i rarely tow with my truck, but we tow it every other weekend with my dads truck... 28 ft sea ray (32 ft overall), weight: 9,500 to 10,500 lbs depending on how full the tanks are


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Awesome! I know ppl on here pull some serious stuff, post pics ppl!




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I Tow a 35˝' Travel Trailer. Roughly it's just shy of 8,000lbs unloaded. I guess is usually its about 9,000lbs loaded depending how much junk we pile in it. GVWR is just shy of 10,000lb. We just bought it in March and have been on 7 camping trips with it anywhere from 300+ miles from home to 20 miles from home (NY, PA, NJ, DE). Next year we will go a little further. Maybe down the East Coast.






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Towed the in-laws 6x10 utility trailer and used a 20' enclosed car trailer August long weekend on a 1600km round trip.

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Most recent is this guy, towed to weigh it. 6400# dry, 25'?




Usually tow whoever's broke ass on my dads car trailer, or payload my 97 lance camper with whatever behind that.

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Trucks looking good there!




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Nothing on a regular basis. A few uhaul trailers when moving....and:

One of the first times towing with my truck....towed a company F150 from our jobsite in VA to the office in Pittsburgh. That trip sucked....truck on the trailer wasn't balanced well at all. Couldn't go faster than 55mph without the trailer swaying like crazy...no way around it though.




And most recently....went down to MD to pick up my sisters car after she wrecked it into a jersey barrier. Damage is on the drivers side....

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Matt your Truck looks Super


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This is my little lake boat. It weighs less than 1000 lbs.


And this is my 1968 18' Aloha travel trailer, which weighs around 4000 lbs.


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i have my 14' jon boat and a 4x8 utility trailer i tow. this spring looking at getting a car trailer to tow behind the motorhome. no pics yet

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