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Old 03-23-2011, 03:51 PM
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Default towing with a 2010 4 cyl....

anyone done any towing with their newer 4 cyl ranger manual tranny...

I will be moving and will hook up a small trailer loaded with 2 appliances and some boxes. I dont wana make it heavy cuse its a 4 cyl....

any experiences with the 4 cyl... ranger....????
2010 Ranger XL Reg. Cab 4 cyl... 5 speed manual... W/reverse.

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Old 03-23-2011, 04:09 PM
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Default Re: towing with a 2010 4 cyl....

u should be expierence though so my credibility is not all that good
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Old 03-23-2011, 04:59 PM
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Default Re: towing with a 2010 4 cyl....

dont overload it, its a manual youll fuck it over.
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Old 03-23-2011, 05:07 PM
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Default Re: towing with a 2010 4 cyl....

i would not tow more than 1500LBS with your set-up,
especially if any of it is on an incline
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Old 03-23-2011, 05:21 PM
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Default Re: towing with a 2010 4 cyl....

I tow almost every week with mine. Usually about 1200 lb. boat rig(couple hundred miles each trip). Truck still gets about 24/25 mpg at 65 towing.

Have about 10,000 miles now and about 4,000 towing.No problem at all.
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Old 03-27-2011, 01:01 PM
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Default Re: towing with a 2010 4 cyl....

I have a 14' duck hunting boat that will pull down the highway at 70 mph in 5th gear (4 cyl) with no problems. As mentioned above, dont overdo it.
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Old 04-30-2011, 01:34 AM
DeanR805 DeanR805 is offline
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Default Re: towing with a 2010 4 cyl....

I towed this with my 2006 2.3L... with seats and tires in the back of the truck and the cab full. It did pretty good I was suprised
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