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Old 02-13-2016, 09:31 PM   #1
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Yukon for towing

Any one else using a 2003ish yukon as tow vehicle? If so how does it do? Just bought a 264BHW. 6500 pounds loaded. Thanks all
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Old 02-13-2016, 09:53 PM   #2
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I think there was recently a thread about the Yukon. Did you try a search here? Definitely on the heavy side for the 1/2 ton.
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Old 02-13-2016, 10:38 PM   #3
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We had a 2003 Tahoe (same as Yukon with 5.3). We have a 2014 264bh. It will pull it but it's not a good combo. My wife has a 2006 Yukon with the 6.0 and even that isn't a great combo in my opinion because of hills. Congrats on the new trailer and let us know how it works out. Hills will be a workout....
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Old 02-13-2016, 10:42 PM   #4
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Ya we wont be making long trips. 150 miles one way at most. No real big hills here in mn. I know the yukon would be boarder line but capable of doing it. I got the sway and distribution hitch thingy. A diesel is in the works for the future.
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Short trips and no hills probably will do. Take it slow and keep us posted. Have you looked at the stock hitch rating? If you search they are not great. The 2000-2008 (I believe) are not very strong. That is my weakest link so I just ordered a Curt hitch. I can see my stock one flex when I hook up the WDH bars. The curt was less than $240 and has a 2400lbs tongue weight and 17000lbs tow rating.
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Old 02-13-2016, 10:56 PM   #6
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No i have not. Let me find a flash light and ill see if i can see anything. Dry hitch weight is only 490. Ill be back.
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Old 02-13-2016, 11:00 PM   #7
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5000 and 600 and with weight distribution
12000 and 1200
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I'll never bumper tow what the curt is capable of but its nice to have too much. The stock hitch does flex. I believe your 264bhw is a little lighter than my 264bh but I think your tongue weight should be north of 700lbs... Google gmt800 hitch failure.
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Old 02-13-2016, 11:08 PM   #9
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That looks lovely!

Guess ill be looking into a new hitch.
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2002 and a 264bh. Tows like a champ. One CG that we go to on a regular bases has an intersection that I have to go from dead stop to a huge incline to get onto an overpass and up to freeway speeds. I barely even know the camper is behind me.
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