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Old December 2nd, 2005, 12:46 AM   #1
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BDR's Tow rig ??


For some reason this just screams Big daddy Rubicon !!
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Old January 21st, 2006, 02:35 PM   #2
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Next spring mine may start looking like that, but with orange flames!
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Old January 29th, 2006, 05:50 PM   #3
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Next spring mine may start looking like that, but with orange flames!
i was wondering how long it was going to take?
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Old February 2nd, 2006, 06:43 AM   #4
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Nope not anymore. Sold it for a H2 and now I'm going to trick it out.
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Old February 2nd, 2006, 08:02 AM   #5
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He come the chrome spinners and ubiquitous OCC graphics...
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Old February 2nd, 2006, 09:01 AM   #6
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Nope not anymore. Sold it for a H2 and now I'm going to trick it out.
WHy ??? Whats the tow rating of an H2 ??
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Old February 2nd, 2006, 09:13 AM   #7
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6900 lbs, 700 lbs max tongue load, anything over 5k requires sway control & load distributing hitch.
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Old February 2nd, 2006, 10:20 AM   #8
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wow thats kinda sad.. My Sonoma is rated for 5500 and i dont think that's with sway control or load dist. thought Sway control is always a good idea IMO
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Old February 2nd, 2006, 01:00 PM   #9
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Well, its more or less a 1/2 ton truck, and weighs 6500 lbs, which is what my last 3/4 ton ext cab long bed 4wd dodge weighed.

So, the GCWR is similar to a comparable 1/2 ton truck, but due to the heavier weight and shorter wheelbase, the towing capacity is reduced.

It should handle pulling a Jeep on a small flatbed, like most any 1/2 ton will these days.
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Old February 2nd, 2006, 01:01 PM   #10
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wow thats kinda sad.. My Sonoma is rated for 5500 and i dont think that's with sway control or load dist. thought Sway control is always a good idea IMO
5500 lbs without sway/load levels would kill your sonoma on the highway.
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Old February 2nd, 2006, 01:09 PM   #11
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Yea, that's about right. My '01 Ram is rated at 7600 lbs. That H2 also weights alot more than most half tons do.
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Old February 2nd, 2006, 01:10 PM   #12
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wow thats kinda sad.. My Sonoma is rated for 5500 and i dont think that's with sway control or load dist. thought Sway control is always a good idea IMO
I thought the ZR2 package had slightly less towing capacity than a standard Sonoma?
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Old February 2nd, 2006, 01:37 PM   #13
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the ZR2 package had a really light capacity when I looked at it.. payload was like 800 lbs which is including passengers.

I thought about buying one, but between the bed only being rated to hold 400 lbs and the suspension just killed me. I test drove one in Rochester in 97, drove it over some bumpy roads, my kidneys actually hurt for 2 days.

Went down the road and bought a TJ and an XJ instead..
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Old February 2nd, 2006, 02:09 PM   #14
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the ZR2 package had a really light capacity when I looked at it.. payload was like 800 lbs which is including passengers.

I thought about buying one, but between the bed only being rated to hold 400 lbs and the suspension just killed me. I test drove one in Rochester in 97, drove it over some bumpy roads, my kidneys actually hurt for 2 days.

Went down the road and bought a TJ and an XJ instead..
Mine was rough ride at 1st once u get about 5k on the odometer the suspension settles real nice and makes for a suprisingly soft ride. unless u play with the torsion bars like i did...
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Old February 3rd, 2006, 08:01 PM   #15
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Nope not anymore. Sold it for a H2 and now I'm going to trick it out.

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Old February 3rd, 2006, 08:26 PM   #16
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http://elcova.com/groupee/forums/a/frm/f/5106011751

I think the link above will help BDR with his choices in Pimpage for his ride. they have lots of good info for the H2 over here
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Old February 4th, 2006, 11:38 PM   #17
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Thanks Yett as Grandman sent the link the other day. They have some cool stuff in there. Hagger I've been towing the same jeep and trailer for 2 years without any sway or load bars and no problems. Hell next time I need toilet paper or anything fucking else. I'll ask Hagger as he is in every dam post now anyways!
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Old February 5th, 2006, 12:24 AM   #18
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Thanks Yett as Grandman sent the link the other day. They have some cool stuff in there. Hagger I've been towing the same jeep and trailer for 2 years without any sway or load bars and no problems. Hell next time I need toilet paper or anything fucking else. I'll ask Hagger as he is every dam post now anyways!
So where's the pictures of this H2 ???
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Old February 5th, 2006, 01:33 AM   #19
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Thanks Yett as Grandman sent the link the other day. They have some cool stuff in there. Hagger I've been towing the same jeep and trailer for 2 years without any sway or load bars and no problems. Hell next time I need toilet paper or anything fucking else. I'll ask Hagger as he is in every dam post now anyways!

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Old February 5th, 2006, 02:27 AM   #20
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Thanks Yett as Grandman sent the link the other day. They have some cool stuff in there. Hagger I've been towing the same jeep and trailer for 2 years without any sway or load bars and no problems. Hell next time I need toilet paper or anything fucking else. I'll ask Hagger as he is in every dam post now anyways!

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