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11-11-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,588
Posted By Simnut

So, what would the "certified" ratings be on that...

So, what would the "certified" ratings be on that truck then? Is there a weak link in his "construction"? If that "guy" can't answer that, then the last known ratings apply ! Now, after all the...
11-07-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,470
Posted By Simnut

Is there a bridge near by?.......you know.....a...

Is there a bridge near by?.......you know.....a troll bridge?
11-05-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,943
Posted By Simnut

Dang....a guy should figure out how much lift 32"...

Dang....a guy should figure out how much lift 32" tires would generate filled with helium.....gain some payload!!! Wonder if that would fly with the DOT......pardon the pun ;)
11-05-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,943
Posted By Simnut

How would you go about weighing your truck out if...

How would you go about weighing your truck out if the weight of the tires is not included? Take the tires off? Curb weight includes the tires, full fluids and usually the driver. Yea, even the air in...
11-03-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,943
Posted By Simnut

You can NOT change the payload rating...or ANY...

You can NOT change the payload rating...or ANY other rating on a vehicle , in any way.......short of getting it re-engineered and stamped! As to why your payload rating is different than...
11-01-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,438
Posted By Simnut

Please re read what I mentioned about towing my...

Please re read what I mentioned about towing my TT. I always use my WDH with our TT, mainly for "straight line" stability, a TT is a big, wind catching sail back there. The anti sway system in my...
10-31-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,438
Posted By Simnut

You are correct. You can add weight ahead of the...

You are correct. You can add weight ahead of the rear wheels and yes, it would restore weight to your front end along with the rear axle. As long as you keep under your rear gross weight...
10-31-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,438
Posted By Simnut

I'll keep quiet about this ;)

I'll keep quiet about this ;)
10-31-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,000
Posted By Simnut

First of all, I'm quite sure you are closer to...

First of all, I'm quite sure you are closer to 3/4 or even 7/8 of your tow "capability". I always run my truck in tow/haul if I'm pulling either my TT or equipment trailer. But then I have the 36...
09-20-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,408
Posted By Simnut

I have a 4 season package on my trailer. This is...

I have a 4 season package on my trailer. This is an important aspect in regards to what I do to "winterize" the trailer. Now, our winters are not that serious here....maybe a week of snow.....maybe...
09-12-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,005
Views: 658,958
Posted By Simnut

My equipment trailer with my new winter project! ...

My equipment trailer with my new winter project! 1923 Buick Model 41 Touring Sedan. Only 8000 made that year and a one year model for many "options"....
09-06-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,151
Posted By Simnut

With the right equipment and options. Are you...

With the right equipment and options. Are you going by the hitch sticker alone? If so.....the Chevs will probably have the same "restrictions". If you are not over your rear GAWR and/or your...
09-06-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,243
Posted By Simnut

The longer the wheel base, the less the front end...

The longer the wheel base, the less the front end goes up also. Throw that into the mix lol
09-06-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,151
Posted By Simnut

Back the Jeep up until you get 750 - 800 lbs on...

Back the Jeep up until you get 750 - 800 lbs on the tongue. I have just under 750lbs on the hitch with my tractor on the trailer.

Well, I town my 7000lb equipment trailer (loaded) and don't have...
08-23-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,564
Posted By Simnut

Mine is 4010 at the front, 3950 on the back. Go...

Mine is 4010 at the front, 3950 on the back. Go figure eh? lol
08-23-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,564
Posted By Simnut

Have you seen a 4010 lbs front GAWR? ;)

Have you seen a 4010 lbs front GAWR? ;)
08-23-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,564
Posted By Simnut

I believe the measurements of the wheel wells...

I believe the measurements of the wheel wells should only be used as a comparison to what they "were" before hooking up to "after".
08-23-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By Simnut

You say you want to be moved a little farther...

You say you want to be moved a little farther back. BUT, wouldn't the added weight of the bush hog at the rear say you are about where you should be?
08-21-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 913
Views: 191,205
Posted By Simnut

....and driver.

....and driver.
08-18-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,402
Posted By Simnut

I have a 2014 Lariat and we tow a Bullet 225RBS...

I have a 2014 Lariat and we tow a Bullet 225RBS VERY comfortably! Towing something within the trucks capability allows you to enjoy your trip that much more! ;)
08-18-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,402
Posted By Simnut

Remember though......the tongue weight (including...

Remember though......the tongue weight (including your WDH) does NOT change ! All it does is change the weight on the rear and front axle of the truck....and the axles on your trailer. Your tongue...
08-03-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,768
Posted By Simnut

We're heading up to Seal Bay on the 12th for a...

We're heading up to Seal Bay on the 12th for a week of camping! My second goal is a visit to the 442 Squadron and the air museum at the airport. I worked a lot with 442 (pre Cormorant days) as I...
07-22-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,311
Posted By Simnut

That or someone rear ended him. You are...

That or someone rear ended him. You are right....I'm not sure a truck can stop hard or quick enough to launch a boat of that weight up and over the truck. I don't see a roller setup on the trailer,...
07-17-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,293
Posted By Simnut

Huh?

Huh?
07-15-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,259
Posted By Simnut

Sorry, misread it ............

Sorry, misread it ............
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