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Old 01-19-2011, 07:33 AM   #1
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93 chevy G10 van v8 305

I own a 93 Chevy G10 van v8 305, how much trailer can I pull with that?

Ideally I would like something 27' but I don't know what the best size would be.

I've tried to find info on this but being a 93, chevy does't post it.
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Old 01-19-2011, 08:47 AM   #2
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Need to know axle ratio and if it has towing package with trans cooler etc... But from what I see online 4500 pounds sounds typical and 5000 possible with correct options. Just type in g10 tow rating and you will find generic info...

The following is for a 1999 and should be the about the same.
G10 Van 4.3 V-6 A 4,500 (b,e,f,i)
G10 Van 5.0 V-8 A 5,000 (a,e,f,i)
G10 Van 5.7 V-8 A 6,500 (b,e,f,i)
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Thanks

Thanks for the info, I'm guessing most 16 ft campers would be ok but 20' or more may be pushing it.

Not really sure what these things weigh.
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I think 20' would be ok - depends on the tongue weight and if you are using weight distro or not...
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I'm also learning the newer trailers seem to be lighter than the older ones. that changes my perception of what a 'deal' is. When I'm ready to buy, if ever, I may be worth the extra money to get newer for the savings in weight.
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Not sure about all models, but usually the reverse is true...the older trailers are lighter and more aerodynamic than the newer. I know that's true for the 25' and above.
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I agree, I think the newer trailers usually weigh more than the older models...
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My 93 Chev G10 van with the 350 v8 pulls my 30 foot sailboat with no problem - boat and trailer weight is around 6500 lbs. If I recall correctly my van has the 3.50 rear end. The info posted by RichardT looks reasonable to me.
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