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Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by FILDO, Jul 23, 2001.

  1. FILDO

    FILDO Registered Member

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    What size travel trailers do you guys pull with your K5's? Would a 26 foot trailer be a little much for the Blazer? What do you all think? Phil
     
  2. Pugsley

    Pugsley 1/2 ton status

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    I've pulled a 24' with mine, and would never attempt it again - power and suspension weren't much of a concern, but wheelbase was - it was fishtailing all over the place, even with a weight distributing hitch.

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  3. Can Can

    Can Can Pusher Man Staff Member Super Moderator

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    I pull a 21' lightweight travel trailer with no problems.............I'm actually amazed how well the Blazer performs!!!!!! And that's with a tired old 305 doing the tugging. My truck's suspension is stock- not sure how much a lift would affect things..............

    Another thing to keep in mind is that weight is a much bigger issue than length. My 1998 21' weighs around 3400 lbs fully loaded, where as my neighbors 1978 21' weighs about 6500 lbs.





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  4. 84_Chevy_K10

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    I've got a 25' lightweight trailer, about 4,000 lbs. I have HOT 305/700R4/4.10 gears and 35s. Think I should go with smaller tires when I pull, or do I have enough gear?

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