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Old 05-19-2004, 09:04 PM
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I just bought an Avalanche today. It's the 1500, but I'm only towing 4500Lbs!
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Old 05-19-2004, 09:31 PM
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I personnally have a 99 Chevy 2500 with the 6.0 and 4.11 gears. I tow a 24 Outlaw but have towed 7,000 lbs. and the truck pulled excellent. You also have the option of the 2500 HD as well as the 8.1. You also need to consider whether the trcuk is going to be a daily driver or not as to which engine you select. I get 17 mpg with the 6.0. I have heard that the 8.1 is terrible on gas.
 
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Old 05-19-2004, 10:17 PM
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Let me know if I can help you with a new or used. I am a Ford dealer in N.C. and will be glad to give you a deal on anything we have in stock. Check out our inventory at www.sandersford.com We have a brand new diesel Excursion due in a week or two. It looks like the one in the pic.
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It really is a great tow vehicle!
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Old 05-19-2004, 11:44 PM
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It is THE best SUV tow vehicle in the World. No other truck can touch it for weight, room and creature comforts. Reclining rear bench seat DVD rear air, third seat with more room than most crew cabs and still more room behind that than a subparburban. I had one, I know. And the top reason. 7.3 PSD and 3/4 ton chassis and drivetrain.
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Old 05-19-2004, 11:51 PM
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Lets see if we can make it bigger. Nope, lets try another.
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I used to love my 99 CC PSD F250, right up until the day I bought the 04 CC PSD F350. The 6.0L has more umph than my 7.3 with 100hp chip. Anything lighter than an F250 around here with a 10,000 lb boat will get you sliding down a wet ramp picking up speed until splash down. Bought a new tahoe back in 95, and I pulled a 24' boat only once.
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Yup, 8800lbs wet. That along with 4 people and gear and you have a rolling tank. Get out of my way.
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I tow a 38 Hustler with my 2500 Avalanche....no problems and seems to handle EVERYTHING well.
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Wow, LOOK at all the Avalanches TROUTLY!!!
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