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Going to be (probably) towing our small camper on camping trips...I have to check on the weight, but prob under 2k loaded

The tounge has a fairly heavy hitch- mabe 200 lb.

what can i add to the rear springs to help with this load?

Stiffer springs? airbags?

anyone ever tow anything with their gimpala?
 

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Hard to do anything like that with strut suspension, and even if you can get stiffer springs, it will be a LOT of work to swap them before and after the trip. Plus you will be doing untold damage to the transmission, you will at the very least want an external cooler on it. I would strongly recommend a different tow vehicle, something a little tougher, like a Kia rio or something...
 

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we... this thing has 300 HP...it should be able to tow without any issue. I would prob keep in 4-5th though.
for some reason i think mine has a cooler on it.
I could add one i suppose....
 

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Sorry, forgot you had a 2012. Those transmissions still haven't been around long, so it's hard to say at this point if they will handle it poorly, or well. I would still make sure you have a cooler.
 

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Those transmissions still haven't been around long, so it's hard to say at this point if they will handle it poorly, or well. I would still make sure you have a cooler.
X2, get big one if towing
 

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FYI it would be camper trailer Est 1500 lbs loaded.
our longest trip so far has been about 60 miles.
I would put the OWM extra cooler (from those links above) on if I do.
I am more worried on tongue weight/rear sag
 
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