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Will It work

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Kingbman1, May 17, 2004.

  1. Kingbman1

    Kingbman1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 176

    Do you think i would have any problem pulling a 5x12 open trailer with 36inch and 21 inch mower mower on it with a 2004 sierra with only a v6 4.3 ltr
  2. Woody82986

    Woody82986 LawnSite Silver Member
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 2,128

    you should be just fine and dandy
  3. lawnman_scott

    lawnman_scott LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,547

    no you wont have a problem.
  4. sildoc

    sildoc LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,925

    a ford pinto could haul that..
  5. BCSteel

    BCSteel LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 876

    I was pulling a 6x12 with a 16hp walker, 21" mower and a power rake with 5' sides on the trailer filled to the brim in the rain with my 94 ford 6 cyl.
  6. Luscious Lawns

    Luscious Lawns LawnSite Member
    Messages: 133

    Back in the day we pulled 2 Lazers including trimmers and blowers on a 16 ft trailor and 3 people in an S-10 with a 4.3 These small engines really work. I've sence passed the truck along to my son and it's still running great.
  7. AuburnGuy

    AuburnGuy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 279

    My mom has that truck and it pulls my 6x12 better than my F150 4.6 V8. I had to use her truck after a minor accident in mine. By the way, I would never suggest buying the 4.6 from ford. That is one sissified V8.
  8. RedWingsDet

    RedWingsDet LawnSite Gold Member
    from Detroit
    Messages: 3,556

    you'll be fine. i haul all my equipment with a 98 dakota 3.9, i have engine mods and such (computer chip, headers, etc.) , but still, it hauls it fine. youll be in great shape. good luck!
  9. BCSteel

    BCSteel LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 876

    I've also found that the smaller the engine, the better it is to have a standard over an auto.
  10. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Messages: 10,178

    yo i could harness up my mother in law, she could pull it

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