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Old 04-30-2011, 08:03 PM   #1
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1981 coachman surrey

hi all,

looking to purchase a 1981 coachman surrey with 54000 miles. i want to use it to pull an enclosed 22' trailer to boat races i attend. will this unit pull the trailer? the camper has a trailer hitch.

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Old 05-01-2011, 08:08 AM   #2
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couple questions i not sure about your rig on a lot of the class a rv special attention needs to be looked at (the welds fail) i had to have mine modified next what is the tongue weight and trailer weight mi hitch was rated for 350 lbs tongue and 3500 max i had some custom work done now does trailer have brakes you will need them. ok my rig weighs 15,000 454 chevy i pull my 2007 chevy 4 door truck on a dolly that said maybe my thought would be tongue weight issue ill look for your reply
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from what i can tell its a class c probably a 350 chevy let me know
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Old 05-02-2011, 06:57 AM   #4
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thanks for your help

here is a picture of the trailer and the inside. if the engine and trany gets passing grades i will be using the surrey to take me to the boat races.

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Old 05-30-2011, 09:17 PM   #5
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mpg for the 22' surrey

hi all,

i purchased the 22 ' surrey and i'm heading out to my first race of the season. any idea what kind of gas mileage i should get with the surrey? it has the chevy 350 with the gasoline/lp conversion. plan to use gasoline on the road.

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On the flat, 12 to 14 mpg tuned up and running sweet; 7-10 towing.

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