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Old 11-05-2013, 08:14 PM
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Originally Posted by smitty's lawncare View Post
I am about your size and am 20 in college, i do a little bit bigger properties than you and i got a 2005 gmc 1500, regular cab, long bed, 4x2, 5 speed, with the 4.3 v6. i pull my 6x12 trailer with ease. I haul a 36 and 52 wb, 21" as well as all the handhelds for mowing and i can haul 5 yds of mulch and as many bags as i can fit on the truck and trailer combined. from my experience, this truck works awesome for me, however, if i could go back, id have a v8 just because of more power. If i was you, getche a v8, youll be a lot happier getting something bigger, trust me.
Thanks for the advice. How is the regular cab in leg and head room for you? Is it easy to get in and out of? That truck and trailer sounds like an awesome setup.
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