You might want to see if the trailer rental company will also rent a weight
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"Ed" <email@example.com> wrote in message
| Manual says it has max weight cap of 6100 lbs, 4.6 v8, 3.55 axle, came with
| tow package factory installed so has additional radiator in front of the
| engine radiator. Might be trans cooler?
| This is only a one time tow from NJ to MA. My concern is the weight and
| handling while towing.
| Thanks, Ed
| "SnoMan" <UseLinkToEmail@AutoForumz.com> wrote in message
| > "Ed47" wrote:
| > > Hi All: Have 2005 f150 that has specs rated for 6100 lbs
| > > towing cap.
| > > Factory tow package is stamped with 5000 lbs max weight, 9900
| > > lbs
| > > distributed.
| > > Heres the question: I want to rent a vehicle trailer (4
| > > wheels) to tow a
| > > 3600 lb car. Trailer weighs 2100 lbs, Uhaul says my truck is
| > > set up for it.
| > > Does this mean that the trailer with the 4 wheel setup is a
| > > distributed
| > > load? or do I need a special tow hitch other than standard
| > > bar? Thanks as I
| > > want to be sure. Towing car 300 miles. Ed
| > Wihtout knowing the engine size and axle ratio it is hard to say how
| > well it will do as the engine size and gearing and the terrian you tow
| > on has far more to do with towing ability that a factory
| > sticker/rating.
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