Re: Bumper hitch towing capacity
On Thu, 5 May 2005 13:14:13 -0400, "Zeppo" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>I recently lost my tow vehicle in an auto accident and haven't replaced it
>yet (It was a week after I purchased a new family car). I need to move my
>'87 Coleman Chesapeake 2 miles to a storage facility for a month or two
>while renovations are done to my house.
>My buddy has a ball on the step bumper on his 2002 Ranger but I'm not sure
>how much that can handle. The owners manual lists maximum capacity's but I'm
>sure that's with a real hitch. Anyone know what the bumper can handle?
Truck bumpers are pretty good Probably at least 50% of max.
Car bumper hitches..... 500LBS probably a safe max (though I've
exceeded that personally years ago)....