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WhOOO Hooo ,Got me a tow rig last week!!!!

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by denver75k5, Jun 21, 2004.

  1. denver75k5

    denver75k5 1/2 ton status

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    Well I've ben searching for a tow rig for a while and ran across this one. 97 dodge 2500H/D V-10. Its got a nvg4500 5-speed tranny, tow package and HD everything. I would rather have the cummins turbo D, but the deal was too good on this one.
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  2. 83ZZ502_Jimmy

    83ZZ502_Jimmy 1/2 ton status

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    Congrats!

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  3. 84gmcjimmy

    84gmcjimmy 1 ton status

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    Everyone is getting new things to do with towing there rig this week. Nice truck /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif
     
  4. Shagnaz

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    I taking it that you are towing a K5 with the Dodge. Not sure how knowledgible you are with towing, but you might have a problem with that Dodge being too short for the amount of weight that you are towing, b/c it will push you around. You might want to invest in a equalizer hitch to even out the weight to all 4 wheels. Towing is somewhat dangerous if you are not set up right.
    Just wanted to throw that out there. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  5. RustBuket

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    I love a chevy as much as the next guy but big Dodges are definately a close second for me! Nice score!
     
  6. 84_Chevy_K10

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    I taking it that you are towing a K5 with the Dodge. Not sure how knowledgible you are with towing, but you might have a problem with that Dodge being too short for the amount of weight that you are towing, b/c it will push you around. You might want to invest in a equalizer hitch to even out the weight to all 4 wheels. Towing is somewhat dangerous if you are not set up right.
    Just wanted to throw that out there. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

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    I haven't had any issues with my 131" wb tow rig with up to 10k behind me.
     
  7. bigyellowjimmy

    bigyellowjimmy 1/2 ton status

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    I agree, Ive towed many heavy loads (18K livestock) with a gooseneck trailer in a regular cab pickup /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif


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  8. Storm Trooper

    Storm Trooper 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Congrads TJ! It's bout time /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif
    Now you can really tear um up /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif
     
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    Cool man! Looks great!
     
  10. denver75k5

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    Thanks guys, now can I borrow a trailer /forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif J/K.
    Hopefully Ill be getting one of those in the next couple weeks.
     
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    Was it a tag-along,goose-neck or 5th wheel? You can tow heavy with a 5th wheel hitch, but with a tag-along w/o the right hitch style, it can be dangerous.
     

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