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Hi Im looking into getting a 3500 4x4 c/c long box dually cummins.What i havent got a straight answer on is can i carry a 4500 Lb camper and tow a 3000Lb cargo trailer and still be legal.Would adding the 19.5 wheels that come on the 4500 be worth getting and swapping.thanks......Paul
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What do you mean by legal? As in state or federal laws for towing, or as in keeping within warranty guidlines?
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Ops what i meant to say was legal meaning not overloaded exceding the GCWR.Warranty would cover to what they say is the GCWR,i dont know if the amount i wish to carry/tow fits in the limits.....Paul
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What is the tongue weight of the trailer?
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this is for 2011, should be the same as 2010
the different capacities are due to the body model, ST, SLT, Outdoorsman, Lone Star

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) - Maximum 12200 lbs. 12200 lbs. 12200 lbs. 12200 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) - Standard 12200 lbs. 12200 lbs. 12200 lbs. 12200 lbs.

Payload Capacity - Standard 4680 lbs. 4440 lbs. 4440 lbs. 4440 lbs.

Towing Capacity - Maximum 16900 lbs. 16700 lbs. 16700 lbs. 16700 lbs.

Towing Capacity - Standard 11350 lbs. 11100 lbs. 11100 lbs. 11100 lbs.

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Looks like you are under the max rating based on what GT posted. Of course, you need to add the weight of fuel + cargo in the truck (people, misc. items) to those numbers.
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Tongue weight is 225 Lb
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