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Old 02-27-2010, 10:22 AM
BigT8600 BigT8600 is offline
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I just bought this Ranger a month ago and haven't towed anything yet. I just have a ball on the bumper. Receiver hitch is possible in the future. My buddy needed help moving and I was excited just to do something different with my truck. Besides, its just a good chance to take some pics of the Ranger!

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Old 02-27-2010, 10:56 AM
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doesnt the ball on the bumper just rip your bumper off? i always heard that was a bad idea and not to do it.
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Old 02-27-2010, 11:30 AM
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you can tow a small trailer like that with the bumper hitch, but anything substantial you need an actual hitch
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Old 02-27-2010, 12:32 PM
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Nice!
I've still never gotten the chance to town anything, and I have a hitch.
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Old 02-27-2010, 01:30 PM
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I was also excited to tow for the first time with my truck.

I think tow limit on the bumper is 300 pounds
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Old 02-27-2010, 05:02 PM
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Ok, just got done with all that. Didn't realize how uncomfortable my seats were until today. Drove 1.5 hours there, and then the same back. Pulled fine through the first 4 gears. Problem was, I couldnt get past 60 mph. Pedal was to the floor. I was running right at 2000 RPM's. I had read about the "throttle cable mod." I think I am a candidate for this. It was infuriating. I stayed around 55mph on a road that everyone was doing 80+ on lol. I noticed after i dropped the trailer off that I push my throttle in about an inch or more before the motor responds...I think I may need to look at that cable.
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