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that's all the miles you got on it? I'm over 250k miles on my 05, like you I'm keepin this truck forever... I drag race it and run nitrous and motor's runnin great still... also tow a boat with no problems at all... I've had to swap out a tranny here and there but that's all on me and my motor moddin...
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How big and heavy is the boat you pull? What torque converter do you have? I want to get a higher stall but am also looking at a heavy boat.
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the boat I pull is a mastercraft x30 (24 ft) or a malibu echelon (20 ft)


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Cool boats. (What happened with the black fender and bumper in the bottom pic?)

My girl and I are looking at a 27" Maxum cruiser w/ a big block 454. I think it's dry weight is like 6600 lbs. I'm not sure how much the trailer weighs maybe another 1500 lbs. I want to put a 3000 stall and I know it will lockup on the highway but in town and from a stop its going to make more heat. I'll probably end up putting a HUGE trans cooler on the truck when I get the converter installed. It has the factory tow package but I'm not sure how big the trans cooler is size wise.

I love the roll pan with the hidden hitch. I have a rollpan on my GMC 1500 and I had to re-drill the frame to mount the class 4 hitch farther inward since it was meant to go under a stock bumper. I have the dual exhaust cut outs on my Ram and they look cool but if I end up going to a roll pan I'd probably just run a single pipe dump before the axle. I want a roll pan but I love the look of the dual tips. I just hate how the bumper sticks out and how heavy it is.
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that stall maybe on the high side for towing that much weight (I'm goin on theory here)...I was told not to do anything bigger than 2600, oh, I was in an accidentand the cheap fix was an $80 bare fender, I just haven't painted yet
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We bought the boat but it squats my truck down about 4-5" so I need a weight distributing hitch and I also ordered the Total Load Control airbag setup yesterday. Guess I won't be lowering my truck now

They claim the boat is 6600 lbs dry and the trailer is 2500 lbs. It holds 160 gallons (7 lbs/gal) plus 30 gal water. It is heavy but my Hemi pulled it like a champ even up a 6% grade for 10 miles.
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that's a big boat...where will you be droppin that baby in (lake)?
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Lake Powell, Bear Lake, Deer Creek, Jordanelle, Utah Lake, maybe Yuba, and a trip to Lake Mead.
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