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Pic Request- Your Explorer Towing

Discussion in 'Tow Rig Forum' started by MountaineerGreen, January 22, 2007.

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  1. BRIAN95

    BRIAN95 New Member

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    to blown03

    nice stang. i have a 95 stang with mods and was looking to tow with my 01 mounty v8. did you use a weight dist hitch or just one that comes on truck. the track is one hour from me. does trailer have brakes on one axle or both. just looking to see what im getting in to. was looking at aluminum trail for weight but cost double than steel. thanks for any info

    Brian
     
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  3. Chucka' Rod

    Chucka' Rod New Member

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    Lock up converter/overdrive

    Well, after seeing all these pics, my 2000 ex with the 5.0 should have no problem towing my 2,650 lb. mustang on an open center 18ft. trailer. The only thing I'm not sure of is if i need to have the lock up converter/overdrive disabled on the highway. I'll post pics soon.
     
  4. blown03

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    I just used the hitch that's on the truck, the trailer had brakes on both axles.
     
  5. yellowford

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    My little trailer for the 4 wheeler I almost forget its back there till I look in the rear view and see the 4 wheeler staring at me.
    These are crappy phone pics since I can't find my camera.
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  6. follick

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  7. FROADER

    FROADER Moderator Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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    Saw this on the way back from an AZ trip.
     

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    Here's one as we set out on our maiden voyage with the new (to us) camper this weekend. Still to add the Air Ride airbags and re-addjust the Equalizer hitch.

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  9. htrdlncn

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    my Xsport with my 21 Chappy XLC and trailer , 5000+lbs total no problem..
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  10. 1_v8_merc

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    Hey how did that handle driving?

    I have an 04 v8 mounty, just wondering....

    What engine do you got? AWD?

    Are those 265 tires? lol
     
  11. kert0307

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    I just realized I never posted this from when we moved last May.
     

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  12. follick

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    it did just fine, those are 32's, AWD and the 4.0.
     
  13. 4x4xbrian.com

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    This was my '95 purple-ploder, this towed hard that boat weighs 4600lbs I towed it 320 miles when I bought it. then 85 when I sold it.(soon after don't ask)



    Sorry for the small pic I don't know what I'm doing yet
     
  14. jamesx2

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    Hi.
    First post. I am just looking for reasurance on my tow set up
    02 Mounty, stock 1 1/4" ? receiver
    flat towing 3200 pound Jeep
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    What do you think? Safe?
     
  15. explornj

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  16. jamesx2

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    Yes They are just not in this picture. It was the first day of the set up before I bought cjains and towed.
    Exactly how strong are the smaller size receiver hitches?
     
  17. jamesx2

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    Yes They are just not in this picture. It was the first day of the set up before I bought chains and towed.
    Exactly how strong are the smaller size receiver hitches?
     
  18. 86 slo-vo

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    what mine pulls....havent made a long trip yet just across town but it felt like its going to do fine

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  19. 97ford50x

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    Here are some pics of my new trailer
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    Here's my 2002 Ford Ranger Off Road version 4x4 with 4.10's and the 4.0L pulling my 16ft car trailer with my '88 Samurai on it. Pulled for the first time a week ago 100 miles with no problems. I was easy on take offs as my UPS guy has a '00 Ranger and just blew his tranny pulling his 3800lb boat and I was around 4500lbs (1800lb trailer and about 2700lb sammy).

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    Just picked this up in May 09.
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