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Old 12-09-2011, 07:12 PM   #1
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Trailblazer vs Tahoe

Well, we could tow our 25FB Flying Cloud with our 2002 Trailblazer and did, the more I thought about it I didn't like it. We got the Hensley arrow and the TT towed ok but I began questioning my ability to be safe. We were overweight and I was also concerned about issues relating to negligence as well.
After much thought we got a 2011 Tahoe with the KSL Heavy duty trailering package, 3.42 rear axle ratio and an integrated trailer brake controller. I DID NOT want to spend the money but I just couldn't get comfortable with the Trailblazer. I will keep everybody updated as we continue our adventures with adequate power
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Old 12-09-2011, 08:25 PM   #2
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Congratulations on the purchases. You will have to call Hensley to switch the shank due to the higher hitch height of the Tahoe. I understand the 6 speed auto makes a big difference in towing.
I hate to open a can of worms here but, your experience makes me wonder how our friends to the north of us tow with little cars and mini vans and claim they are safe. I don't think I can leave the Los Angeles area to the north up the grapevine or the Cajon pass to the east to the High Deserts. Those grades need a lot of torque to get over and back. Oh well, It sounds like you did the right thing right away instead of waiting for something awful to happen.
I want to see some pictures of the whole rig hooked up!
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