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You can see in the second picture how the truck sits when its unloaded. It is slightly higher in the front.
The tongue of the trailer is heavy. In the pic I have 2 full propane bottles, two 6 volt golf cart batteries, the storage trunk is loaded with gear and so is the bed.
The truck handled fine and stopped fine, it was bumps like railroad tracks that I had to take it easy over. It climbed a 9% grade between 35-40 mph as well.
Originally Posted by Mhannis
riding remarkably level on the trailer end of things for having the truck be so far drooped. perhaps for a rig that isnt intended for lift/rock crawling/articulation needs, some air bags would be of use for towing something like that.
my brother put airbags in his '12 kc and has it ride level when loaded with a water tank hauling it to and from his apartment.
I will be adding the OME medium duty springs soon. I only tow this heavy once a year, all the other trips are much lighter because we don't bring as much.
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09 CC SE 4x4
2" Spacer Lift, AFE CAI, AFE MACH Force XP Cat Back Exhaust, 285/75-16 Cooper Discoverer S/T Maxx, Defiant Truck Products Light Bar, Hella 700FF Driving Lights, Titus Products Hi-Lift Mount, Titus Products Spare Tire Mount, Titus Products Cargo Box
Last edited by Dennis; 02-19-2013 at 07:13 PM.
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