Which cab over to haul 6 guys and tow 10k trailer?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by mrusk, Aug 27, 2007.

  1. mrusk

    mrusk LawnSite Gold Member
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    I am thinking of buying a cab over. I need a crew cab. I need to tow my enclosed trailer that wieghts between 8-10 k when loaded.

    Am i asking for to much out of a cab over?
     
  2. Gravel Rat

    Gravel Rat LawnSite Fanatic
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    Seen a Mits Cabover it was a crew cab had a utility body on it pulling a 16' trailer which probably weighed 6000lbs. The poor little truck was sucking wind it looked overloaded. Had 2 guys in the back seat and driver and passenger in the front seat. The truck was a 1.5 ton it looked like it had 16 inch wheels but they might have been 17.5 wheels.

    I think those little cabovers pack a load better than towing a load. Those 4 banger rice cooker diesels don't have that much power.
     
  3. Grn Mtn

    Grn Mtn LawnSite Senior Member
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    looks like the Mitsu FE145 can haul 7 and tow your trailer, you'll be near its limit, I think the truck was 6k lb and it max GCVW was 19k lb.
     
  4. Lawnworks

    Lawnworks LawnSite Fanatic
    from usa
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    An FRR would have more power than an NPR... I also think that Isuzu's larger 6-cylinder engines are much more durable than their 4-cylinder engines. I occasionally haul my Cat 248 w/ harley and dingo w/ harley on my FRR.
     
  5. don arkon

    don arkon LawnSite Member
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    Never seen a crew cab frr are those available
     
  6. BrandonV

    BrandonV LawnSite Platinum Member
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    only problem (that i learned of after buying a crew cab cab over) is that to do any major service they actually have to remove the cab... $$$
     

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