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Old 05-28-2011, 03:02 PM   #41
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Wink First TV.



This is my 2006 Chevy Trailblazer. It has a 4.2 L inline 6 that puts out 291 hp. It is suppose to pull 6200 lbs. I guess I am going to find out the hardway. I imagine that I am going to have to be careful about loading my 4500 lb empty 2008 Jay Flight 26BH.
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Old 05-31-2011, 11:36 PM   #42
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Perhaps a little overkill for the campsite, and so much bling it would make Richard Simmons blush, but it's not easy finding something with room for 7, all of our gear and enough omph left over for the TT.

But I'm sure the great mileage will more then make up for it.
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Old 06-01-2011, 06:49 AM   #43
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Gets the job done, and room for my two shepherds. Powerstroke, chipped and straight exhaust, 4.23 gears, built tranny. Plane jane on the inside, fm radio thats about it.

https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/phot...eat=directlink here is a shot of the framing i built, 1/8 wall 2 by 2, i can pick the truck up with a forklift anyhwere under the truck body. sheeted it with 1/8 as well too.
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Old 06-01-2011, 08:57 AM   #44
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This is my 2006 Chevy Trailblazer. It has a 4.2 L inline 6 that puts out 291 hp. It is suppose to pull 6200 lbs. I guess I am going to find out the hardway. I imagine that I am going to have to be careful about loading my 4500 lb empty 2008 Jay Flight 26BH.
In third gear, I have had no want for more power. But fuel efficiency is horrible (around 10 mpg or less)!!! Unless you have some stretches of level travel, no head wind, or can draft a little -- then you can put it in D, and get around 12 -13. I put 400 miles on mine Memorial day weekend (with a 3200 lb rv fully loaded and averaged around 12 mpg using D where it ws feasible.

To me, getting 18 - 19 mpg when I'm not towing makes up a lot. I hade an F150 that got 14 mpg towing a pop up, but it only got 16 mpg for daily use, which was a lot more often than towing. I LOVE the Trailblazer.

Edit: Install a transmission cooler on that Trailblazer!!
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Old 06-01-2011, 02:30 PM   #45
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Just realized that I don't have a picture of the truck here....



Here is one from New Year's weekend -

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Hello ALL ,
finally got the pasword right !!! Was looking over some of the topic's an found this one, Here is a picture ( now if I can just find what folder it is in ) on my 03 F150 and trailer at Sebring , the first trip ! MMM Don't know how to add it here , but have gotten it into my profile ... Will add later its time to head on out BLD last minute find .... Will post better pictures when I find them ....its time to head on out BLD


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Here is a pic of my towin wagon. I love it!

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Old 08-13-2011, 08:53 PM   #49
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The first TV. Did a great job, but I wanted something bigger in case we wanted a bigger TT. Hat's off to the Pathy though. She did a heckuva job.



The "new to me TV". I love it.



Something else I tow.....Fun times at the river.

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