Biggest Trailer pulled by half ton??

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by zurfsturfcare, May 22, 2008.

  1. zurfsturfcare

    zurfsturfcare LawnSite Senior Member
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    For those of you that have 1/2 tons, whats the biggest trailer you pull with it on a regular basis??
     
  2. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
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    i pull a 6.5 x 14ft ecnclosed, about 3-4 days a weeks, i also have 6.5 x 16ft landscape trailer, i even pull my 7.5x 20ft 12000# open trailer
     
  3. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
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    its not the pulling part its the stoping, make sure any trailer you get has brakes, and a good trailer brake controller helps
     
  4. tras

    tras LawnSite Member
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    :clapping:
     
  5. beano

    beano LawnSite Senior Member
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    I pull my 7x18 ft enclosed with my 00 silverado 4.8ltr at least 5 days a week. I have the prodigy break controller in my truck. Works great, great set up, ill see if i can get some pics in the next couple days.
     
  6. retrodog

    retrodog LawnSite Silver Member
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    I pulled a 8x 28ft Hobbi toy hauler with my V6 Dodge regular cab (wouldn't go over 55 except going down hills though.....lol no brakes either...thats always fun) Had to get a V8, cause it felt like I was tearing up the V6 with my 18ft trailers with 2 zts on them!
     
  7. mower&more1986

    mower&more1986 LawnSite Senior Member
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    depends on age of truck , if its 4X4 and trailer brakes are a must. imo
     
  8. Swampy

    Swampy LawnSite Bronze Member
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    My brothers neighbor has one of those huge campers that are about 30 ft long behind a 1500 Chevy....... poor little truck.
     
  9. nbenallo33

    nbenallo33 LawnSite Member
    from denver
    Posts: 15

    here is a picture of the prodigy and the newest one from tekonsha called the p3

    Tekonsha-Prodigy-brake-controller.jpg

    p_3.jpg
     

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