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'00 Suburban Towing woes

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by arroyoman, Aug 5, 2005.

  1. arroyoman

    arroyoman Newbie

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    Hey all,

    I have an '00 Suburban and am towing a car trailer on which I have mounted a very heavy smoker (for Competition smoking). The problem is the toungue weight is big for my CK1500 burb. I found out last week that I have no leaves only springs in back. Does anyone make a helper spring or those air bags that go inside the rear springs to help level out the load? I have the towing package from the factory without any mods. Suggestions???

    Thanks, Arroyoman
     
  2. HarryH3

    HarryH3 1 ton status Author

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    The Moog chassis folks used to sell aftermarket replacement coils in various weight ratings. A call to an auto parts store might turn up something useful.
     
  3. divorced

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    How much does the smoker weigh?
     
  4. arroyoman

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    Smoker

    I think the toung weight is about 700# the whole smoker is about 2000# but all of the other stuff I cary is another 2000#. This all on a car trailer 18X7 rated for 7000# tandem axle.
     
  5. 6.2Blazer

    6.2Blazer 1/2 ton status

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    Weight distributing hitch..................
     

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