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towing specs

Discussion in 'General Chevy & GM Tech Questions' started by nickpatton_189, Sep 29, 2010.

  1. nickpatton_189

    nickpatton_189 New Member

    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
  2. ntbush83

    ntbush83 New Member ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

  3. 99'HEARTBEAT

    99'HEARTBEAT Moderator Staff Member ROTM Winner Platinum Contributor 1000 Posts

    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: Sep 30, 2010
  4. stoked218

    stoked218 New Member

    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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