Thread: Towing Boat
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Old 01-28-2019, 03:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Brian6892 View Post
My truck is rated for 7,000 lbs GVWR

I will be pulling a 8,000lb boat.
Will this GVWR be same as towing capacity?
Do you think I would be fine pulling boat and backing up and up boat ramps?
Truck: Chevy Silverado 2018 1500 5.3L V8
dont forget to add everything up. a 8k boat is more with fuel, water, gear, engine, etc. also dont forget to add-in the trailer weight.

if you are going a very short distance, its probably ok to exceed a little. longer distance, i would be worried about liability should there be an accident.

finally, tht has a trailer sub forum.
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