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Old 12-07-2021, 12:52 PM   #1
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I am looking for a new, used, truck.



I want it to be able to tow my camp-trailer....at least 2,500#, w/a 400# ATV in the bed, for 500miles.



Will the V6 MT D21 do it? Or is it excessively overloaded?
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Old 12-07-2021, 01:23 PM   #2
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Take a look at jp2code's truck.
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A V6 truck will do it fine. JP and I are known to pull a few pounds more than that.
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Not to put down our trucks. But, you live in CO, so hills and mtn roads. IMO, I would get a truck with a V8 and 4.11s to tow the camper specifically.

Don't be that guy on Wolf Creek Pass going 15 mph.
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Not to put down our trucks. But, you live in CO, so hills and mtn roads. IMO, I would get a truck with a V8 and 4.11s to tow the camper specifically.

Don't be that guy on Wolf Creek Pass going 15 mph.
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Dunno, my truck even with the 3.0 kept up with traffic up and over the pass with 7,000lba of hay and does it every summer during hay season. I go from 4200ft to around 6,000 feet down to 3000feet and back.



2500lbs with the right trailer, tongue weight, etc isn't much.
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That pass is a nasty one. I say that having driven it before in a minivan towing a ~2500lb camper. Slow is a bit of an understatement. The air is also quite a bit thinner up there. IIRC the pass itself is around 11,000 feet. Beautiful, though.
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That pass is a nasty one. I say that having driven it before in a minivan towing a ~2500lb camper. Slow is a bit of an understatement. The air is also quite a bit thinner up there. IIRC the pass itself is around 11,000 feet. Beautiful, though.

Nothing NA likes high elevation. Can't get air to ingest or to cool it.
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