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Old 10-20-2011, 12:03 AM   #15
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Two rigs back, we had an 83 Pace Arrow, 31 ft, 454, that was a 3 speed, carburated engine, 7.0-7.5, normally, one trip, had a strong tail wind going up the central valley in Ca, and got 8.0. Not towing.
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I suspect your hitch is 5000 pound rated---could be less or more but you need to find out for sure. When you know what your rig weighs loaded as you would use it you can subtract that from your GCWR and that will tell you what weight you can tow---safely.
I would think it's 3,500#'s at the most. That's what most of the older ones were, even our 35' '98 Santara 460 Ford was that.
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Old 10-20-2011, 01:39 AM   #17
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I've found that in most mechanically complex things: boats, motorhomes, airplanes, etc, that the cheap ones are usually the most expensive overall... If your a good mechanic, electrician, plumber and carpenter, then you'll probably be fine.
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