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Old 09-07-2006, 11:30 AM   #1
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With a new diesel rig, how soon before you can start SERIOUS towing?

Hi everyone. Thinking about a new 3/4 ton Silverado (Duramax) with Allison tranny. Just wondering, can you start pulling a travel trailer "right out of the box" or do you have to drive 1500 miles or more to "break the engine in" first? Thanks!
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Old 09-07-2006, 11:50 AM   #2
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According to my manual....it was recommended that some miles are put on the engine prior to towing. (500-1000?) I had about 2k on mine before towing.

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Just bought one in July; according to the manual, you can tow up 55mph after 500mi.
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