what size camper can i pull with my chevrolet (99) silverado ext cab 5.3 liter engine with the towing package

Asked by Apr 15, 2012 at 10:37 PM about the 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Extended Cab LB RWD

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the weight of trailer and stuff inside should not exceed 8500 lbs. if you have the 3.73 rearend (look inside the glovebox for the code tag- it will be white or silver with a black strip across the top- the codes are in alphabetical order- the code GT4 is a 3.73 rearend- if it is GU6 then it is a 3.42 rearend and then the total would be lower) If it is a long trailer then you may want to consider attaching the bars from the trailer to the truck too to make sure you don't get trailer sway in the wind. I hope this helps.

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what is the max weight of a trailer and the max tongue weight on the trucks bumper that I can haul with a chevy silverado 1500 classic with an extended cab and a 4.3L V-6 engine with a GU5 gear ratio rearend?

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