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    Default Newbie with a questions about towing

    Hi I'm new. I have a question and I hope it does not seem stupid. I have a 2000 Chevy Silverado 1500 regular cab 2 wheel drive 4.8 V8. Ive not had it long. And I was wondering if I could tow a another stock Silverado 1500 with mine? I would use a trailer like the U-haul ones. Thanks. Again I hope this doesn't seem stupid!

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    Welcome to the site...you should not have any problem at all.

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    You should be fine. If your transmission is hunting (frequent upshifting/downshifting) manually downshift a gear and maybe slow down a few MPH.
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    Welcome to the site! Good luck towing the other pickup, shouldn't be a problem.


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    most definitely! those lil regular cabs have plenty of towing capacity to handle that
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    Welcome to the site, your truck shouldn't have any problem pulling that, I went 100 miles to my uncle's shop with a 22ft car hauler and an 86' one ton on it with my 99 yukon. Made it just fine. Good luck!!
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    What is your gear ratio? My 07 NBS CC 4.8L has a 3.23 rear end and I think the max tow is around 4500# to 4600#.

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    I think it is more like 7800 pounds You should not have a problem my 4.8 has guts and pulls very well.
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    4.8 3.23 gears 5200 lbs , 3.73 gears 7.200lbs.07 nnbs

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