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Old 06-27-2015, 01:28 PM   #1
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Towing with a Trailblazer

Has anyone towed over 6500 lbs with a Trailblazer with the six cylinder?

I have a spare truck which is the Trailblazer and I am pretty sure I can pull it in a pinch for short run.

Just checking if anyone has or if there are any horror stories before I try.

thought I would try a test run around the storage facility.
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I had a 2002 Trailblazer, loved the truck, tried it with a 24 ft coachmen. Rear springs were too soft, car like & sway was a problem. Pulling was no problem controlling the RV was. If you beefed up the suspension with air bags, HD shocks maybe, but I wouldn't go to that trouble & still have too many limitations.
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Pulled 6k about 2 miles with our buick rainier. It has the v8 and factory air bags. Wouldn't do it further than that.
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If you are careful and stay very local, you could do it, but I wouldn't recommend.

Keep in mind, you are at great physical risk as well as financial risk because insurance will likely look at this very closely before covering anything.
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Although it really is no indication of how it will tow I follow the 7100 lb limit when using a wdh. its stamped on the tag on the hitch.

I of course already have a truck to tow but if I can go between home and the storage without pulling out the gas eater I would like to do that.

Ill give it a try this weekend and see what happens.
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If you can stay on 45 - 50 mph back roads you can do it in a pinch.
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