View Poll Results: Make of your tow vehicle
Chevy/GMC 337 35.14%
Chrysler 10 1.04%
Dodge 129 13.45%
Ford 294 30.66%
Nissan 35 3.65%
Toyota 76 7.92%
other 78 8.13%
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Old 06-30-2005, 06:58 AM   #29
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The new Ford V-10 will have 362hp for '06 now that they're putting aluminum heads and 3 valves per cylinder. It'll be the horsepower and torque leader for gas engines...for now.


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Old 06-30-2005, 07:36 AM   #30
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Lets hear it for Chevy!!!

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Old 07-13-2005, 09:20 PM   #31
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Old 07-13-2005, 11:15 PM   #32
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Chevrolet 2500HD with the Duramax & Allison, a GREAT tow vehicle!
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Old 07-14-2005, 06:45 AM   #33
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Nissan Armada.... I was a chevy man prior, but my full sized Armada (Sister to the Nissan Titan P/U) has SO MUCH power it's unbelieveable... Also, it has side curtain airbags, in case the wife and I have kids... something that other full size SUVs do not have standard...

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Old 07-14-2005, 06:49 AM   #34
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What does a 1950 Ford F1 pick-up with a Chevy 350 engine qualify as?
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Old 07-14-2005, 12:39 PM   #35
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I'd have to vote for Nissan, Chevy, and Ford.... have all three in the driveway....wonderin how the harley would pull?

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as far as the aol browser compatability....if you minimize your aol window, and start internet explorer from the icon on the desk top, you can usually take part in all polls, run other programs on the net etc etc.... I left aol years ago, but I knew all the tricks.
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Old 07-14-2005, 04:46 PM   #36
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We tow our 2002 25ft Safari SS (6500#) with our 99 Jeep Grand Cherokee V-8 with trailer package and Goodrich LT load range D tires. The tires made the difference. With the original Goodyear Pmetric load range B, it handled like a pig.
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Old 07-14-2005, 10:22 PM   #37
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We use our 1957 Pontiac Safari station wagon to tow our trailer. Many of our friends use their hot rods, everthing from a '33 Chevy, 35 Ford Fordor, 35 Hudson, etc. There's about a dozen of us in our club and we see a lot of other rodders doing the same through out the Pacific Northwest. Barry
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Old 07-15-2005, 09:09 AM   #38
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Well, I see there aren't many Ford's chiming in. Humm. We tow with the older California spec,powerstroke version, and being tweaked a bit, I never have run out of power pulling grades with or 28 footer. As for mpg, 16 pulling, and 19 empty. I have to say, many smiles per mile for us. We've owned both gas versions from Dodge and GM, and I personnally would only go back with ether of them with diesel power. Jeff
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Old 07-15-2005, 11:05 AM   #39
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Old 07-19-2005, 02:49 PM   #40
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Does anyone have experience with the Chevy/GM 8.1L Vortec? Is it much cheaper than the Duramax? Gas hog?

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Old 07-20-2005, 08:38 PM   #41
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We pull our '31 ft Excella 500 with a Ford F-350. Great torque and smooth ride.

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we bought our 2006 Safari, 25 and 2005 Toyota Tundra v/8 on the same day, 6/26/05 and are hoping this will be a good combo. Ricky

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