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Can my ranger do it?

So i was wondering if my 2008 ranger 2wd, 3.0 with 373s would be capable of towing my 2003 gt mustang without killing my ranger? My truck had a class three hitch attached to the frame
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How far and how often? It could do it with a car dolly but I wouldn't do it with a full trailer.
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are you auto or manual?
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not often but kinda of far about once a year
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yea like what adam said using a car dolly you should be ok but i wouldnt use a full trailer...the 3.73s are gonna be a bitch though
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How far is kinda far?
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Won't be ideal for sure, but it will make it. Just have to use common sense when accelerating, braking, etc.
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its not gonna go fast. pretty much ull take off real slow. stop real slow etc. i would definitely not do it on a trailer, ull never make it. i did my ranger with my super duty the other day and i didnt even like it with that. just take it easy and use common sense.
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No problem, just remember your brakes will suck.

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i probally won't do it then i don't want to kill my truck and the dollies they say are really only designed for front wheel drive cars and mustangs are not front wheels drive cars.
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Thanks for the input tho everybody, much appreciated it
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