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Hi,
I searched and what i found max 1000 lbs was what the manual stated and one other thread supported that as well. My question is why so little? :confused: My escort wagon :redface: is also rated up to 1000 lbs, and its tiny!
My intent was to install the biggest trans cooler i could, stiffer rear springs from a police suspension i guess (feel free to advise me of my options)and possibly cross drilled rotors to be able to tow a 2000 lb camper without trailer brakes. Anyone have an opinon on this?
I'm a new member and would like to thank everyone that participates on this forum. It really becomes an asset when owning one of these vehicles.

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Why so little?
FWD, Sub frame 3.4

Theres a guy on one of my other forums who tows a pair of sleds on an open trailer w/o issue, but he has a 3.8 ...
Might want to talk to a trailer place and see hwat tey say. You will def need to beef up the rear suspension though, I can make mine bottom out by accellerating ;)
 

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Thanks. Kinda what i needed to know. If he has the same transmission then I should be ok also. That is my main concern. I think I'll be ok with a big trans cooler and stiffer springs, right? I will try to install trailer brakes as soon as i can as well. The tounge weight of the trailer should be 200 lbs or slightly less. What i read in the manual is not to put more than 167 lbs in the trunk. Would the stiffer springs from a police car enable me to carry the additional 33 lbs?
What i really need is the information from the label in the trunk from a 7th gen police car stating the tire loading information. The certification label on the rear edge of the driver's door of the same vehicle would help too. Would that be possible to obtain? TIA!! :icon_thumleft:
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Tom
 
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