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April 16, 2006

Towing capacity

Well,

I'm wondering how I can get 12k lbs of towing capacity from my truck. With the 6.0L V8, it's rated at 10.3k lbs. The frame looks the same as the more powerful engined trucks. Is it just engine power or are the brakes and suspension different also? The transmission for sure is different.

So, whats the weak link on the truck? The transmission?

April 16, 2006 | Permalink

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the weak link is the driver

Posted by: bob j | Aug 1, 2006 2:25:07 PM

I own a 2002 gmc sierra 2500hd 2 wheel drive extended cab with a 8' box a 6L and a 4.10 Diff. here in canada when I check in my book
GMC say that I can tow a 15 700LBS trailer with a fifth wheel atachment

Posted by: Robert | Apr 26, 2007 6:06:32 PM

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