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Old 10-23-2011, 03:18 PM
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ive got a few boats chillin in my drive and am wonder if you guys think my truck could tow them. I'm not talking to the lake, just out of the non visible part of my yard till my mom figures out wth she is doin with them.
I would be using the bumper ball rated at 200 lbs tongue wt and 2k lbs trailer wt. there's no issue with the tongue wt, I can lift the tongue easily.
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Default Re: do you think it can tow some boats

i wouldnt tow them with the bumper...
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Old 10-23-2011, 03:20 PM
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Lol, yeah, it'll move em
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Old 10-23-2011, 03:26 PM
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oh I'm sure it would move them but my bumpers been replaced twice and I don't wanna be rippin off to get it replaced a third time.


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Old 10-23-2011, 03:27 PM
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im thinking the bumper might get bent down a little
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Old 10-23-2011, 03:30 PM
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even if the weight in putting on the bumper is under 200 lbs?


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im gonna say yes...doing the starting and stopping could excced the tongue weight...just my .02
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Old 10-23-2011, 03:43 PM
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hmmm ok. thanks for your input.


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Old 10-23-2011, 04:32 PM
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Default Re: do you think it can tow some boats

if you are talking a couple hundred yards, i don't see any problems with that. my ex landlord hauls a single axle trailer with 3 round bails of hay on it by his bumper. it's not bent down at all. i've thought about selling him my hitch, but i still use it.
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Old 10-23-2011, 04:43 PM
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Default Re: do you think it can tow some boats

i dont even think its that far away, maybe 50. the deck boat i think i will try it if i can get the damn tires aired up. the sail boat i wont be able to move because there is a support under the boat that i didnt see before, it hangs too low when i lift the front to put it on the ball.
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