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Old 01-12-2013, 09:06 PM
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I have a 1999 3.0 4x4 ranger. It has a towing package so it came with a receiver hitch. I would like to know if I could pull my 3 ATVs. The total weight (ATVs + trailer) is approximately 3,000 lbs. Any help is much appreciated!
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Old 01-12-2013, 09:16 PM
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Default Re: What can my truck tow?

Should be able to easy if you have an auto. Even with a manual probably. But that's based off my Ranger's recommendations with the 4.0....
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Old 01-12-2013, 09:22 PM
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Should be able to easy if you have an auto. Even with a manual probably. But that's based off my Ranger's recommendations with the 4.0....
I do have an auto. I just can't get an accurate number off the internet. However I did pull my jetskii and a full load of wood out to my lake last summer. It did fine.
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Old 01-12-2013, 09:23 PM
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Default Re: What can my truck tow?

do you have an owners manual? the numbers are in the back
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Old 01-12-2013, 09:24 PM
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do you have an owners manual? the numbers are in the back
I don't. I bought it used not too long ago and it didn't come with it.
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Old 01-12-2013, 09:27 PM
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just checked you should be good

incase you want to check

http://www.motorcraftservice.com/pub.../99ranog1e.pdf
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Old 01-12-2013, 09:43 PM
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I pulled 10k with my 4.0 so I hope the 3.0 can handle 3k
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Old 01-12-2013, 09:46 PM
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Thanks for the help guys! Just new to this and I didn't want to hurt my truck.
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I pulled 10k with my 4.0 so I hope the 3.0 can handle 3k
what were you towing
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Old 01-12-2013, 10:18 PM
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what were you towing
1989 Ford F250 extended cab long bed. Big muthafucka

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