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SS66

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Do you guys think there would be too much strain on a k30's drivetrain if it were turning 44 inch tires while hauling a boat? The estimated weight of this boat+trailer is MAYBE 1100 lbs tops. Tongue weight of almost nothing <100 lbs.
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The gears would be 5.13 /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
 

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Do you guys think there would be too much strain on a k30's drivetrain if it were turning 44 inch tires while hauling a boat? The estimated weight of this boat+trailer is MAYBE 1100 lbs tops. Tongue weight of almost nothing <100 lbs.
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I wouldn't worry much about the drivetrain in this situation but the vehicle itself and how it's setup.
Is the drivetrain in a K5 or in the original truck?
Is it lifted too high?
What I am getting at is sway and and squat.
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This hypothetical k30's only mod is a 4 or 6 inch lift along with the big tires and 5.13 gears. Its a real k30, not something that was parted together. Im guessing things probably would be 'ok'. I just wanted to see what the tow guru's thought. /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
 
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