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Old 07-26-2012, 12:39 AM
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towing with my hemi

im a new member couldnt post a thread on any page except this one even though ive posted a couple comments so heres my question do u waste more gas towing a 350 pound utility trailer with 400 pounds in it so around 800 pounds total or if i just put all 400 pounds in my cabin i have a 05 grand cherokee hemi? thanks for any comments
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Re: towing with my hemi

IMHO, more weight = more gas.
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Re: towing with my hemi

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IMHO, more weight = more gas.
x2. Plus with the trailer you have more friction with the additional tires/axles and less aerodynamics.
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Re: towing with my hemi

K thanks for the info.... Some guy had told me if u put 600 pounds in your vehicle is worse than pulling 600 because the tongue weight would be like 150 pounds.... I thought about it so thats why I asked
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Re: towing with my hemi

I once put 1000 pounds of dirt in the back of my grand cherokee hemi. 25 40lb bags. Didn't even feel like it was back there besides the rear sagging a little bit.
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