I have a 2014 silverado 1500, with the heavy duty trailering package. 5.3 engine though. would like to pull an 8000 lb. trailer. Can I do that dependably on 1000 mile trips.?

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Asked by Sep 16, 2016 at 07:42 PM about the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Crew Cab 4WD

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I have overload springs on the rear axle.  Truck is rated to pull 9600 trailer.

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If your setup is correct there shouldn't be any concerns, just remember your almost at maximum capacity, so take it easy, don't use overdrive, and keep the speeds down. Make safety checks at least at every stop, tires, safety chains trailer brakes etc.

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thanks Mark, Sounds good.

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