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    Next weekend im going to be hauling a 25' goose neck from Dallas to the coast witch will be about 300 miles. This should be a one time deal just to make a quick Buck. I was just wondering what the towing spec were on my truck. Had trouble finding them
    2006 silvy 1500 z71 5.3 with overload springs and goose neck

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    The towing specs I found were 9,300 pounds and thats for a stock truck. Here's where I found it http://www.edmunds.com/chevrolet/sil...06/review.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by nickpatton_189 View Post
    Next weekend im going to be hauling a 25' goose neck from Dallas to the coast witch will be about 300 miles. This should be a one time deal just to make a quick Buck. I was just wondering what the towing spec were on my truck. Had trouble finding them
    2006 silvy 1500 z71 5.3 with overload springs and goose neck
    Do you know what.....Rear Gear Ratio you have and do you have the Factory Tow Package??....and last do you know the Weight of the 25' Goose-Neck??

    Below are the Towing Specs from the 2006" Silverado Owners Manual.....the Max Trailer Weight's and GCWR's.........Gross Combined Weight Rating's,
    For A........1500.........4WD......Crew Cab.......with a 5.3 liter,
    ...MAX TRAILER WEIGHT............................GCWR........
    3.42.......7,400 lbs (3 357 kg)**...........13,000lb......(5 897 kg)
    3.73.......7,400 lbs (3 357 kg)**...........13,000lbs....(5 897 kg)
    4.10.......8,400 lbs (3 810 kg)**...........14,000 lbs...(6 350 kg)




    Last edited by 99'HEARTBEAT; 09-30-2010 at 10:56 AM.

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    is the trailer itself empty? if not it seems like a pretty hefty tow if you're pulling a vehicle on it for a 1500.

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