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    Default '08 WT w/ V6 engine, how much can I tow with max payload?

    Greetings all,

    I have read that my truck has a maximum load weight of 1,937 lbs. and a towing capacity of 9,100 lbs. I also have a ball hitch.

    9,100 lbs seems too high for a ball hitch, so I'm guessing that number is for a frame mounted hitch.

    My question is, what's the most weight I can put in the bed and tow with the bumper hitch?

    Thanks!
    2008 Blue Granite W/T
    ✔ Line-X
    ✔ Leveling Kit
    ✔ K&N Air Filter
    ✔ Bed Rail Caps
    ✔ 265/70R18 Michelin LTX M/S2
    ✔ All 4 Infinity Kappa Speakers
    ✔ Sound Ordnance B-8PT Powered Sub
    ✔ JVC Arsenal KD-AHD79 Head Unit + GMOS

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    The bumper mounted ball on my yukon has a 500# toung weight limit and a 5,000# max trailer weight from factory. It is embossed on the bumper. Any such info on yours?
    2000 GMC YUKON SLT, 5.3L tow pkg, G80 rear/w 3.73 gear

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