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1500 pulling power

Post by hap2 » Sat Jun 22, 2013 2:39 pm

Would it be unrealistic to expect a 1500 to pull 2200 lbs? I'm guessing so, but thot I'd check. Thanx

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Re: 1500 pulling power

Post by mtn_boy1 » Sat Jun 22, 2013 2:57 pm

It might pull it if you ride the clutch, it ain't gonna stop it or turn it.
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Re: 1500 pulling power

Post by SteveB123 » Sat Jun 22, 2013 6:07 pm

Ever been pushed through a stop sign by a trailer?
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Re: 1500 pulling power

Post by redial » Wed Jun 26, 2013 10:26 am

It is wise not to have the towed object (trailer?) exceeding the weight of the towing vehicle. It is unwise to tow this amount, unless it is an emergency. Having said all that, they do use GW for emergency tow trucks to keep the bridges clear in Japan. It has a fold-up trailer mounted on the back and supposedly able to carry upto 5500pounds at around 20MPH, but everyone was wondering how long the GW would last undertaking this sort of task.

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