Missouri roads are slightly better than gravel at the best of times. I've managed 16mpg empty flat, so figure 10-11mpg if it were flat towing that much. Cargo capacity is nearly a ton. Any custom shop that stocks Flowmaster will get you a Flowmaster single inlet -dual outlet muffler after the cat. Access is easy thanks to a third, rear-hinged passenger-side door, and the main doors are larger as well. Strengthened, impact-absorbing frame and cab structures and front seat-mounted safety harnesses help protect passengers, as do dual lower-powered air bags. If you time it right, you can keep it rolling 65mph plus.
Is that a bison trailer with steel frame and aluminum skin? Is your 07 a classic or the new style? Styling changes from the previous generation are conservatively evolutionary. Will post pics when I get rotate home in June. That said, a lot of people pull heavier trailers with 2500s. It just clears my 7' garage door and i fit in parking decks at work np. For towing trailers over 1000 lbs, using the tow mode is a must. I've got the same question, but I know a few more variables. I believe the towing capacity is ~10,000lbs correct me if i'm wrong, I don't have an owners manual.
I would highly recommend this design. 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. I was thinking about getting a new Sierra 2500 with the 6. 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. I've been getting averages of 7. I'm thinking 25 to 27 feet, 6 to 8 thousand lbs would be just find.
The actual tongue weight loaded is much higher than dry and that is due to the front storage and propane tanks are empty for those specs. A new and more rigid frame anchors a larger, stronger body structure and bigger cargo beds. Or you will destroy your transmission before 36k miles, like my neighbor. While the new Silverado is vastly different from its predecessor under the skin, and much improved, it is still a Chevy truck, made for Chevy truck users. I've been getting averages of 7. I'm sure I'm busting 5000 but the 5.
Other than that it I'll tow the usual two horse trailer that might top out around 7K lbs. This full-sized pickup has not only been the best-selling vehicle in the Chevrolet line, it's the best-selling vehicle made by General Motors. This full-sized pickup has not only been the best-selling vehicle in the Chevrolet line, it's the best-selling vehicle made by General Motors. This article applies to the Chevrolet Silverado 1500. Not my style but its Awesome Love the color just More on your Jeep than Mine. Whether you're in the market for a new truck or just want to increase your Silverado knowledge, this overview explains.
For very short distances you may get away with 7000-8000 lbs, but for longer hauls, do not go over 6000 lbs unless you want to shorten the life of your transmission by 50% or more. Fluid capacity depends on the transmission on your vehicle, it should be stamped on the transmission pan. The Tahoe I have now with the 5. Does this mean Chevy has forgotten its massive customer base and gone upscale? I added it and the cooler myself and had the satisfaction knowing it had not ever been towed with stock bumper not rated for anything more then stepping on. When adding the numbers up this trailer is a tight fit for a 1500 but it can be done. You can find tons of information on forums and other websites relating to your specific year and model.
I bought this truck knowing that I would eventually move to a 5th wheel camper, but this whole 9800 lb towing limit is now concerning me. Will post pics when I get rotate home in June. There's almost no travel left in the bed need air springs or timbrens yet - coming this summer. . Averaged 7mpg and was very comfortable to drive. Yes it will need to drop to second to keep speed on long grades. You should assume that the pin weight of your trailer will be around 20% of the actual weight.
Not to mention all of the comforts and nearly the quiet of a family sedan? The truck was a complete dog with this weight, it would not go faster than 30mph and it felt like it would never stop. I was reading my owners manual and it says 9800 for my exact truck according to the manufacturer. I'm thinkin about getting a different truck just because I get bored with my trucks after a year or so. If you time it right, you can keep it rolling 65mph plus. Read on to learn if this vehicle is right for your needs. If you don't have one, a salvage yard is a good place to find one. The massive eggcrate grille, with a chromed horizontal bar and over-and-under lights, gives plenty of styling continuity with earlier Chevy trucks.
I live in Oregon and I simply cannot go in any direction without pulling hills. A lot of folks get away with some pretty silly things when towing, but it's always better to be well within the towing parameters of your rig. We have a twenty footer now i don't even feel it with my 99 2500 4x4 6. What is everyone else towing and hows your truck handle it? Two power points and a lighter should ensure the Silverado's usefulness as a mobile office. I'm thinking it might be worth the small price bump to get the 3500 despite the rougher ride. The Z85 suspension is designed for improved handling while towing a trailer, and the Silverado can tow a trailer of up to 8200 lbs. But we just returned from a couple of weeks in the mountains of the west, and those high elevation passes sure make it grunt.