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#10780090 - 04/19/15 08:51 PM What are yall towing your rigs with???
Justin B Offline
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Registered: 12/17/03
Posts: 4924
Loc: Devol, Ok
Sorry I know this is a little off topic but I was wondering what yall are towing with? I'm in the market for a new used truck. My 07 king ranch 4x4 just ain't cutting it when it comes to towing. Pretty much it's gutless. I'm looking on spending around 20k give or take. So what do yall recommend. I will be pulling a heavy 20' pontoon
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#10780097 - 04/19/15 08:55 PM Re: What are yall towing your rigs with??? [Re: Justin B]
littlewheel Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 07/17/12
Posts: 689
Loc: Gladewater , Tx
My 24 foot pontoon pulls fine behind a Chevrolet 1/2 ton. Have pulled it with a Suburban also. Used to pull it with an 01 8.1 liter 1 ton with Allison automatic . Didn't know it was there. I felt a lot better pulling with the 1 ton also. Lot better brakes

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#10780114 - 04/19/15 09:00 PM Re: What are yall towing your rigs with??? [Re: Justin B]
mjmetro0719 Offline
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Registered: 10/25/02
Posts: 3938
Loc: saginaw,tx
Toyota Sequio SUV, Vess pulls his pontoon with the same vehicle, lots of powers and have never spun tires on a ramp.
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#10780655 - 04/20/15 06:58 AM Re: What are yall towing your rigs with??? [Re: Justin B]
Chemdawg Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/22/13
Posts: 1236
2014 Ram 1500 5.7L Hem pulls it like a champ much meter then my 05 ford lxt 5.4L

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#10780872 - 04/20/15 08:37 AM Re: What are yall towing your rigs with??? [Re: Justin B]
TRH (formerly xpress00) Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 12/19/08
Posts: 1240
Loc: Red Oak, TX
07 2500 d-max for my heavy tri-toon.
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#10783155 - 04/20/15 09:27 PM Re: What are yall towing your rigs with??? [Re: Justin B]
tiny Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/15/03
Posts: 1060
Loc: Lake Keystone, Oklahoma
chemdawg and myself are using identical trucks but mine is a 2014 big horn ATL or whatever .. 5.7 hemi ... traded my 2012 chevy 5.3 for it and get 7 mpg better fuel mileage without trailer and 4.5 better mileage with. Lots of power too, back-up camera is dandy too... don't have to have help hooking my trailer up and mine has the ramboxes built into the back fenders ...those are nice. lots better than standard tool box mounted in back cause ya don't have to get in the bed to get stuff out. could go on and on... had no idea the dodge is this much better than chevy's
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#10783238 - 04/20/15 09:55 PM Re: What are yall towing your rigs with??? [Re: Justin B]
Justin B Offline
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Registered: 12/17/03
Posts: 4924
Loc: Devol, Ok
I've really been looking at the dodges here lately. Thanks for the info guys
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#10783459 - 04/20/15 11:26 PM Re: What are yall towing your rigs with??? [Re: Justin B]
Chemdawg Offline
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Registered: 01/22/13
Posts: 1236
the only thing i wish i had what the back up cam next month I am in stalling init for 760$ i did not want all the other option that came with the truck to buy it with the back up cam like tiny said it has lots of power i can sizp down the hwy at 75-80 had hardly know it is there i f150 xlt with a 5.4l it struggled at times in traffic and on hills

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#10783519 - 04/21/15 12:22 AM Re: What are yall towing your rigs with??? [Re: Justin B]
Justin B Offline
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Registered: 12/17/03
Posts: 4924
Loc: Devol, Ok
Yeah my 07 5.4 3v is a dog towing
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#10783552 - 04/21/15 02:04 AM Re: What are yall towing your rigs with??? [Re: Justin B]
NitroNX898 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/03/15
Posts: 119
Loc: Crosby
I'm very partial to dodge diesel. Don't know why I can't post pictures here. But I have one to show. I pulled my 35' fifth wheel and 21' bass boat behind my dually


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#10783561 - 04/21/15 03:15 AM Re: What are yall towing your rigs with??? [Re: Justin B]
Ricky Taylor Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 10/19/14
Posts: 1865
Loc: Midlothian, Texas
Nissan Titan... Tows my boats fine

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#10783563 - 04/21/15 03:49 AM Re: What are yall towing your rigs with??? [Re: Justin B]
Justin B Offline
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Registered: 12/17/03
Posts: 4924
Loc: Devol, Ok
I was looking into those as well but everyone complains about the gas mileage in them.
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#10783702 - 04/21/15 07:12 AM Re: What are yall towing your rigs with??? [Re: Justin B]
nellie Offline
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Registered: 05/11/12
Posts: 119
I pull mine with a 2014 GMC Sierra SLT Crew cab 4x4 and it pulls my boat fine eventhough I have a 7 inch suspension lift and 35 inch Toyo mud tires. I will say the new model GM trucks pull a lot better than the older models with the way the transmission is geared. No comparison from the older models to the new ones when it comes to pulling something.

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#10783782 - 04/21/15 07:52 AM Re: What are yall towing your rigs with??? [Re: Justin B]
hurricane 201 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/02/12
Posts: 1451
Loc: Johnson County ,Texas
2012 F-350 super duty 4x4 diesel, Boat weights just over 5,000 lbs and half the time I forget its back there.
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#10783787 - 04/21/15 07:57 AM Re: What are yall towing your rigs with??? [Re: Justin B]
stubby77 Online   content
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Registered: 02/03/13
Posts: 3095
I'm pulling my boats with 1 ton Chevy diesel don't even know it there.only way to go ,and very smooth .
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