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post #10 of (permalink) Old 04-01-2013, 06:53 PM
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DVS, I don't agree with the 4/6 and 20+ bolt hitch comparison since the "extra" bolts are pretty puny little ones, but I think you've hit on the weakest part - the transmission. I doubt you could hurt the engine but the transmission might not take much abuse. But it could be driven to minimize stress by letting it shift at low throttle and locking out OD before using full throttle. But then with 100 HP less engine in front of it than the V6 it could survive quite well. And he's towing a nice low tent camper not a fully upright trailer with all its wind loading.
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