4.8 light towing

Discussion in 'Towing & Hauling' started by nate3531, Jul 13, 2014.

  1. 2003tahoe

    2003tahoe Well-Known Member

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    they did away with the diablos they bumped away from like the u7193 just save for a blackbear
     
  2. nate3531

    nate3531 Well-Known Member

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    Well I fixed my light towing issue, I am sure I will catch hell for it but oh well. Still have the wifes 03 Tahoe so don't kick me out just yet :D
     

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  3. 2003tahoe

    2003tahoe Well-Known Member

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    You kinda betrayed us man, my hearts broke.
     
  4. nate3531

    nate3531 Well-Known Member

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    :( I still own an 800, Wifey's 03 Tahoe.


    :p
     
  5. 2003tahoe

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    thats why i said kinda but atleast you didnt get a ford
     
  6. Bonecollector

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    Amen to that


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  7. BigGraySophieTheSierra

    BigGraySophieTheSierra Well-Known Member

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    I love it, Chevy guys can accept a Dodge, and Dodge guys can accept a Chevy. We all hate Ford equally though haha
     
  8. Bonecollector

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    Very true haha My work truck is a 2014 ram 2500 crew cab long box, I spend more time in that thing and driving it than my trucks, I don't mind driving it surprisingly smooth for a 2500, it's a pig on fuel tho but atleast it's not a ford hahaha, be nice to have a new GM though haha


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  9. BigGraySophieTheSierra

    BigGraySophieTheSierra Well-Known Member

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    Haha my company truck is a p.o.s. F-150. I hurry home just to get out of it after work.
    But I've got a Dodge that I picked up for diet cheap to replace the girlfriend's old Nissan. I don't mind driving it at all, but I'd trade it for a Chevy in a heartbeat
     
  10. Bonecollector

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    Haha yea that's the way it was when I had a ford work truck, I've had this dodge since it was damn near brand new 2700km when I got it and I only have to drive myself around haha


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  11. silverado13

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    ive always said, if for some reason i couldnt own a chevy, like if it became illegal because they are too awesome :) then i wouldnt mind a dodge, too much atleast, i kinda want a newer 2500
     
  12. Bonecollector

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    It does ride nice down the terrible roads even tho it's a heavy truck


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  13. 2003tahoe

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    Only if they fixed the dash problems
     
  14. BigGraySophieTheSierra

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    That's not too bad. My work truck has about 115,000 miles and has had so many problems compared to my personal truck, my 2000 Sierr, with 220,000 miles
     
  15. silverado13

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    i was extrememly suprised when i got my truck inspected for the first time and found out that sucka weighs 6400 pounds, my 97 Z71 was only 5500
     
  16. kolocar

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    At the risk of being Captain Obvious, if you have the 293 (4.8) engine with the 3.42 rear end (versus the 3.73 or 4.10), the vehicle is likely to feel sluggish when towing. If you feel that your vehicle performs normally when not towing, then the 3.42 "highway" rear end may be your issue when towing.