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Didn't get any other pics but this one but you get the idea. Big a$$ Tahoe Q6 21ft around 3500-4000 pounds. Only towed it about 15 miles but truck handled it really well. Finally used the towing tune on my superchips and it really does give it a good amount of low end, even on 36's. Trailer brakes are all messed up but could still stop fairly well given my set-up. To all you people who talk smack about gears and tires and towing.......suck it.
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Here's one of it nicely behind me.
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Btw a 6 inch drop hitch on my truck is still too high anyone know of any reasonably cheaper aluminum adjustable hitches??
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I love the look of your truck. :)
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this is like the one i have for my ranger. i looked at the aluminum ones but they arent rated near as high for weight handling as the steel ones, and this was much cheaper.



BTW, what gears do you have?
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damn lol nice i think he is running 4.10s
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I'll have to look around for that one. I knew those aluminums were weaker but I've seen some pretty big boats held on one.

I rock 4.10's
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I rock 4.10's
if you think it pulled nice with those gear, get some real gears and youll be amazed! your trans will thank you too. lol just sayin....
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if you think it pulled nice with those gear, get some real gears and youll be amazed! your trans will thank you too. lol just sayin....
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its in the mail, let me know when you get it.
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nice!
i've got a picture from when i moved a 22ft sea ray with my truck. that was fun.
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Well this is the first time I've towed with this tuner and wheel/tire set-up. It's not even my boat but my buddy's who's f-150 is out of town so I helped him out. Pulling the 21ft center console robalo around like usual hasn't take place this year since the move but it's coming. That boat weights about 1000lbs more ;-(
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did you pull it out of the water too?
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Nice! I did some 35s and 4.10s towing today too. Only 1500-2000lbs but the Range did just fine. I've had good luck with an 8" drop, tows most trailers pretty level.
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This was when i was backing it up into the shop. it has to go in strait because of my friends Camaro sits next to it.
i pulled it about 25 miles, on 4.10s also. but my tires a bit smaller. it was kinda heavy, i'll say that.
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Ya I yanked it out of the water I cheated and used 4wd though. Got to give her a break when I can. I could def pull it up this ramp in 2wd but opted not too. Am kinda sick of having to jam my shifter into low all the time though do kinda miss the easiness of just flipping the switch. One day I'll fix the linkage or own a truck that has a proper set up.
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Whats wrong with the linkage?


The truck looks freaking sick with those wheels and tires, its hard to take my eyes off them long enough to even see the boat behind the truck.
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Truck looks good.
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love towing my boat around.
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harbor frieght has some pretty nice hitches that are adjustable and they are decently cheap
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I have an adjustable steel one made by Curt that I bought locally.

Here it is online but same thing http://www.realtruck.com/curt-adjust...nts/45901.html

Here are some more options.

http://www.curtmfg.com/index.cfm?eve...&categoryid=47
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thats damn nice and 10000lbs is more than ill ever pull with my pile
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That one is very nice. Pricey too $$
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