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post #7 of Old 07-10-2008
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Oooook, so it is teh 4cyl. I guess I just saw the S10 part! If an auto, those are usually a bit gutless from experience, as the tranny uses some 30HP to operate, if a manual, while rated lower, usually has a bit more HP to the rear wheels, tows way better from my experience with S10's. Up to 3000 lbs or so is not too bad. Especially since the OP appears to be in Florida per some previous posts. So overall flat land as compared to me granted at sea level, but with upwards of 20+% grades off of puget sound, lk washington etc, one needs a bit more torque, and gears to get things going.

Any way, if the boat is 1600, say a trailer at 600-800 for a typical boat trailer of that size, should be under 2500 lbs overall, on the upper end of a 4 cyl, but doable in flat land area's like Fl.


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