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    Default Towing with a 95 2500,5.7 sb and auto trans? [Expired Topic]

    Can I expect to be successful in towing an 8000 pounds gvw trailer with my suburban 3/4 ton 5.7 sb and automatic?
    Also what transmission should be in my 95? thinking about a deeper trans pan.

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    There have been a couple of threads on this before.


    http://www.chevysuburbanclub.com/tct...-trailer.phtml


    I found some information on the newer suburban's towing limits for the past couple of years.

    1/2 ton with vortec 5300: 8400 lbs (2wd), 8100 lbs (4wd)
    3/4 ton with vortec 6000: 9900 lbs (2wd), 9600 lbs (4wd)
    3/4 ton with vortec 8100: 12000 lbs (2wd & (4wd)

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