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Old 07-09-2011, 03:43 PM
silverbullit silverbullit is offline
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i have an atv trailer that i use to haul my bikes and quads with. im currently on vacation in wisconsin and brought the trailer with me and my dads motorcycle and a trail 70. the trailer weight is 560 plus the im guessing 400 pound nighthawk 650 plus an 150 pound mini trail. the trailer doesnt have brakes. anyway im wondering if its bad that im towing the trailer loaded with my ranger? i have a frame mounted reciever. the thing that made me wonder is that my truck runs at 3000rpm's while going down the expressway at 70 mph. any input would be apreciated.
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Old 07-09-2011, 03:45 PM
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3.0's can't tow for chit. I know i have Tried and Failed.
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Old 07-09-2011, 03:49 PM
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no kidding but is all ive got for now ):
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Old 07-09-2011, 04:09 PM
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youll be fine with that load without brakes. just take it easy, she'll pull it fine but you wont win any races with that 3.slow. lol
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Old 07-09-2011, 04:49 PM
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Old 07-09-2011, 04:51 PM
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You shouldn't have any issues pulling that. Just keep a space cushion around you, allow extra time for braking, and use common sense and good judgement.
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Old 07-09-2011, 05:05 PM
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alright cool. i wish i had the 4.0 but didnt know anything about rangers when i bought it lol
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Old 07-09-2011, 05:35 PM
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Default Re: towing question????

You know your trailer has no brakes, why do you feel the need to drive so fast?
I suggest that you slow down.
Are you running trailer tires? If so, the max speed rating is probably 65.
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Old 07-09-2011, 05:46 PM
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my tires are rated for high speed and if i have enough space i can stop
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