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How good is the 5.3L V8 for towing ???

Discussion in 'Towing & Trailer Tech' started by carbon black, Mar 16, 2012.

  1. Boonduff

    Boonduff New Member

    Maybe if your drag racing, but when you're towing, torque is what maintains your speed when climbing hills or driving into a strong headwind.
  2. carbon black

    carbon black New Member

    Well the long weekend is upon us and the test begins - towing my travel trailer on a round trip of about 700 kms - here's where I'll be comparing the Sierra's 5.3 L V8 and 6sp with 3.42 gear ratio with my old Nissan Titan's 5.6 L V8 and 5sp

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