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99 2wd 2.4l payload

Discussion in 'Towing' started by IDtrucks, Apr 13, 2011.

  1. Apr 13, 2011 at 2:59 PM
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    IDtrucks

    IDtrucks [OP] Just out for a rip are ya bud?

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    I have a 99 2.4l 2wd and was wondering what type of real world towing people have done with these???

    My application:
    The bumper ball says 350 tounge weight and 3500 trailer weight but i dont think the engine would appreshiate that too much. The most towing i could imaging doing would be small trailers, i hardly ever have needed to tow anything. Mostly light metal flat trailers for a few dirtbikes if im bringing another friend. Im getting monroe airshocks to help with the suspension since im lowered a little bit. The air shocks say they can increase payload by 1200 lbs, so that would easily cover the added tounge weight.
     
  2. Apr 14, 2011 at 3:12 PM
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    IDtrucks

    IDtrucks [OP] Just out for a rip are ya bud?

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    JVC Deck, 10" sub mountd in rear seat cubby, 2 LED off road lights mounted in grille, amber raptor style grille lights, LED rock lights, square led bed light, custom made fuse block tray, 12 blade Blue Sea fuse block, 100a marine circuit breaker, black plasti dipped full grille, tinted tail lights + third, Uniden 520 with 4' firestik, Bilstein 5100s with 620lb Eibach coils, Diff drop, Chevy 63 leaf swap, TG creeper joints, 14" triangulated biletein 5125s, 8" extended steel braided brake line, TG Rock Sliders, CBI Moab 1.0 front bumper, custom fabbed bed rack, full TRD E-Locker axle swap and matching re-gear with custom stand alone wiring circuit, 29 spline pinion flange from an 06 wishbone runner, tubbed for 35x12.5" general grabbers on Ultra type 181 wheels, crush sleeve eliminator, Mini ARB compressor, front ARB locker, garage fab aluminum front skid plate, custom built high clearence rear bumper, removable mothafuckin doors
    thanks for the reply:D I wasnt asking how to tow a trailer as much as i was asking what my specific truck could realisticly handle. I couldnt imagine how slow it would be with a 3500 lb trailer behind my 2.4 though, especially running around through the mountains.
     
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