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rambino 04-07-2012 02:32 PM

V6 Towing, Do I need a weight distributing package?!?
 
I have a boat its about 2800lbs. I want to trailer it with my 2005 WK 3.7 V6 . I see there are 2 options. The factory 1 1/4" 3500lb towing hitch reviever, and the heavier duty 2" 7500lb towing reciever.

I was going to get the 2" however I see that it says anything over 2000lbs towing I need to get a weight distributing package..

Is this true? Or should the 2" be strong enough to tow my boat. If not, where and what will I need to do so and where to buy?

Thanks!!

Drew 04-07-2012 08:52 PM

Re: V6 Towing, Do I need a weight distributing package?!?
 
You will be fine without. I tow my skis on a double trailer at just over 3500lbs total loaded back and forth to the water all summer.

Drew 04-07-2012 08:54 PM

Re: V6 Towing, Do I need a weight distributing package?!?
 
Oh, btw your not even close to needing load distribution....lol

05WK 04-08-2012 12:55 PM

Re: V6 Towing, Do I need a weight distributing package?!?
 
^x2

I have an aftermarket tow hitch, IIRC the 2", and I've towed a sedan with ease

rambino 04-10-2012 12:18 AM

Re: V6 Towing, Do I need a weight distributing package?!?
 
Ok ill throw on the 2" and trailer my boat. Thanks for the info.. Weird how they say 2000lb limit without but oh well..


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