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73 Burb first tow

Discussion in 'Tow & Trailer' started by mudhound72, Jun 27, 2005.

  1. mudhound72

    mudhound72 1/2 ton status

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    This was just over a month ago but this is the first time I towed with it. For road manors it was sweet no bounce or sway for pulling 7,000+ lb on a 250 mi round trip. The one thing that I think is that the trany was not happy, the only way I could get it to shift rite was threw manual shifting, talked to a few guys and they fig the trans is still set up to be in a car, so this winter I will pull it out and have it set up. BTW if you don't know this has a 500 caddy with a caddy trans th400.

    The folowing weekend I pulled the Blazer on the same trip was a bit more happy but not much

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    I have never heard of having a transmission set up differently between a car and truck only between gas and diesel. Does your kickdown switch work properly?
     
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    From what I was told the converter has a different stall rate, and the shift points are a bit different, but we were also talking that a few of the clutches might have welded together. Just a few thought :)
     
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    Good thing those transmissions are cheap and easy to rebuild yourself anyway. But I know a lot of people used to use those Caddy's to tow with the car...
     

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