Truck Power Help

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by lion738, Dec 23, 2011.

  1. lion738

    lion738 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 4

    I am looking to buy a used truck to pull a open 6x12 trailer with a walk behind, zero turn, and weed whip... need suggestion on how much power I need to pull this.

    Should i go with...

    F150 or F250
    chevy 1500 or 2500

    Messages: 1,343

    250 whether chevy or ford is up to you if going gas. If going diesel id stay with ford.
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  3. GreenI.A.

    GreenI.A. LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,131

    If you are going to be towing alout of the time then I would go with the f250/2500. A lot of guys on here do it with 150/1500's or even rangers and s10's. While they may be rated for the weight trailers put alot of abuse on the trucks. Not only on the drivetrain but on the brakes aswell. Also going with the 250/2500 gives you more room if you expand and decide to grow.

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