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Old 06-26-2011, 07:57 PM
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Just wondering what some of you get away with on pulling big boats short distances with small truck/cars. Especial 4 wheel drive. Looking at leaving a large boat at the coast and just need to be able to take it a mile or two to the ramp.
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Old 06-26-2011, 07:59 PM
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I've seen a dodge charger pull a 21ft. kenner with t-top.
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Old 06-26-2011, 08:21 PM
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what are you calling a big boat and small car?

You can pull a boat with most any vehical, stopping it and the ramp will be your major issues.
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Old 06-26-2011, 08:26 PM
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I saw a corvette pulling a Kayak
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Old 06-26-2011, 08:28 PM
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Say a 25' to 26' walk around with either a single or double outboards. Tandem axle aluminum trailer, no sure about a triple.
Vehicle is Toyota 4runner with a v8, 4x4. Can handle about 5,000 lbs.
Not sure it the larger boat size will be stretching it. Upgrading but hate to pay a monthly slip fee.
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Old 06-26-2011, 08:35 PM
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Say a 25' to 26' walk around with either a single or double outboards. Tandem axle aluminum trailer, no sure about a triple.
Vehicle is Toyota 4runner with a v8, 4x4. Can handle about 5,000 lbs.
Not sure it the larger boat size will be stretching it. Upgrading but hate to pay a monthly slip fee.
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That should do fine.
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Old 06-26-2011, 08:41 PM
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Wife is pushing for a 28' plus. Of course she just sits in the passanger seat. Some pretty good deals on mid size boats, been looking forward to moving up from my 20' WA!
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I have seen guys launching 25'ers with old 4x4 toyota 4 cyl pickups that they keep just to get the boat to the ramp. You have the same drive line that is in a Tundra, so I think if you take it easy, you should be fine pulling just a mile or two.
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Ive launched a 25' Contender with my Tacoma a few times. I wouldnt make any road trips though.
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Old 06-27-2011, 05:30 PM
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Looks like your boat is about 6,200 lbs, not including the trailer.
That gives me a pretty good idea on what can be done.
Thanks again!
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