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1. Thinking about buying a Shasta Capri 29KS Ultra Lite Travel Traile. I believe the dry weight is 4600 lbs. The Frontier is rated at 6,500, which puts this trailer W/passengers and cargo right at the 80 percent towing capacity. Any comments or suggestion aboout this or advise from others that tow at 80 percent capacity???
 

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im not sure how much my waverunner weighs, but its pretty damn heavy, and ive also puulled small boats with my 00 fronty, so i wouldnt think you would have a problem. just dont play speed racer going up hills
 

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I think that if you play it safe you shouldn't have a problem. Make sure the trailer has brakes on it (it should, I think the law requires itif it's over 2500lbs.). If it does have brakes, please make sure that they are hooked up and operate correctly. Don't skimp on a controller if they are electric (probably are).

I am looking at a buying a Fronty this spring. Probably April or May. I need to have one before summer to tow my boat. I am hoping too, like you Woolfski, that the Fronty will do fine at towing.
My boat weighs 4000 lbs, and thats before gas and gear. Most people have no clue what their stuff weighs (I took mine to a scale). I just sold my 98 Dodge 1500 quad cab with a 5.9L in it. Let me tell you, in the hills, that truck worked HARD to pull that boat. I was amazed. Oh, dont pull in overdrive either. Not sure what the book says for the Fronty, but I'm guessing that 5th in the Auto would be recommended for pulling.
I have seen some people complain about gas mileage too when pulling a trailer. FORGETABOUTIT!!. I got 13 with my dodge, EMPTY. Towing the boat, probably 8 or 9. Didn't even bother to check. $100 to fill up the boat and the truck.. ouch.

I personally think you will be fine. Just be careful and plan ahead when you are driving.

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1. Thanks for the info. The trailer will definitly have electric brakes, wouldn't try to pull a trailer without them. Also will be using a weight distribution hitch... I have towed before, but not a 29 footer.
 

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i tow my 23' boat and tandem axle trailer, it weight about 4700lbs total, i have an 05 nismo and it tows uphill with ease
 
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