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Pulling 45' Sonic with Excusion ,NJ to FL. Any thoughts ?

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Old 11-25-2003, 04:17 PM
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DONT BE AFRAID OF THE EXCURSION HANDLING YOUR BOAT,THIS TRUCK IS CAPABLE OF DOING HIS TASK.I HAVE ONE EXCURSION V-10 AND ONE DUALLY DIESEL.
THE EXCURSION HAS PROVEN ITSELF NUMEROUS OF TIMES .

I HAVE PULLED TWO 9000 CLARK FORKLIFTS ON A
3000 LB TRAILER WITH NO PROBLEM.BE CAREFULL
IN JACKSONVILLE FL, IT GETS COMPLICATED IN THAT AREA. GOOD LUCK TO YOU AND HAVE A SAFE TRIP.

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Old 11-25-2003, 05:34 PM
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What about the hitch? Is it upgraded to Class 5?

What about the brakes? Are they hydro/electric?

How much does the trailer/boat weight?

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Definately put airbags on the truck, and I recommend ceramic/industrial brake pads on the truck, Make sure to break in the new pads before pulling with several SEVERE panic stops.
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Have the transmission flushed, then refilled with the best HD ATF you can get hold of. Might consider a secondary auto trans. cooler, back up to the one that came with the trailer package. Check brake pads, any doubts AT ALL change to HD pads. Watch the weather and enjoy the ride.
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Here's the new Formula FasTECH 462.....with triples and number 6 drives.


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Norty, that is an interesting forward step, or 'squigle' in that case.
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Picky! Is that better?
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Old 11-25-2003, 06:32 PM
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I pulled my 47 Sonic with a 1 ton Ford diesel with a chip. The only time I had a problem was with short braking distance.

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I pulled my 47 Sonic with a 1 ton Ford diesel with a chip. The only time I had a problem was with short braking distance.

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47 sonic?
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45, sorry!!!!
Damn dog got my keyboard again!!!
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