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3.0 towing

Hey guys im new to the forums and I would just like to know/see what everyone has towed with their 3.0 rangers.
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haven't done any towing with mine. but i have filled up the bed with dirt and it did great.
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I have pulled a 14ft trailer of my neighbor's that had an axle from a mobile home and loaded it DOWN. Ive also pulled a huge steel smoker and my 15 ft boat(that one doesn't way much) and I've always been able to cruise in 5th with any one of these things on the back
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Hey guys im new to the forums and I would just like to know/see what everyone has towed with their 3.0 rangers.
I towed a 6'x10' enclosed trailer loaded very heavy bed completely full bumper about a foot off the ground from New Jersey to northern Alberta which is 2400 miles. The truck would max out around 60-65 mph on flat road would get 8-10 mpg.

I had new heavy duty springs put on before I left NJ other wise the bumper would have been on the ground.

Also, I had no issues during the trip or since. My truck had somewhere around mid to high 80K now it has 109k and still going strong.
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I've pulled a 16 ft. trailer to help some friends move... I ran with o/d off and it did fine
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Ive pulled a 12 foot trailer with furniture in it, and just this past weekend, I pulled a 6x9 enclosed trailer filled completely and both times it did great.
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pulled several cars in the weight range of 2500 - 3500lbs with a dolly.
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I pull my boat that weighs about 2000 lbs. just about every weekend.Sometimes a couple hundred miles over to the coast.At 108,000 hard miles the 3.0 still runs like new.Well.. better than new
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