You can find the towing capacity of a vehicle by using the free towing capacity databases provided by the Online Towing Guide and Camping Life. The information from these sites comes directly from manufacturers at the time of the vehicle's release.
Old tow trucks can be purchased on craigslist.org and ebay.com, as well as other car dealerships and private sellers online. It is advisable that caution is taken before purchasing vehicles online.
The best way to determine the towing capacity of a Chevrolet truck is to check the owner's manual. Towing capacity is also often called the gross vehicle weight rating, or GVWR.
It is possible to increase the towing capacity of a Chevrolet 454 truck engine by upgrading the power output of the engine with tuning and modifications. However, it is important to make sure that the upgraded engine is installed in a truck that is structurally capable of towing the desired load and
The maximum towing capacity for the 2015 RAM 1500 is between 9,000 and 10,500 lbs., depending on the model, as noted on the RAM website. The truck is equipped with state of the art technology that allows drivers to set the suspension to one of five height settings and air shocks automatically adjust
When comparing sport utility vehicles' towing capacities, factors to consider, beyond the vehicle's tow rating and the weight of the tow, include the engine size, horsepower and average miles per gallon. Another factor to compare is the available tow packages.
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With a 6.7 liter Cummins turbo diesel engine, the towing capacity of the 2011 Dodge Ram 2500 exceeds 13,000 pounds. This engine generates 350 horsepower and 650 foot-pounds of torque. When outfitted properly, the Dodge Ram 2500 goes above and beyond other trucks of its caliber.
TrailerLife.com, CampingLife.com and OnlineTowingGuide.com provide guides for towing capacity. The year, make and model of the tow vehicle are needed in order to determine the towing weight limits.
Median yearly income for a tow truck driver is about $28,000 in 2015, but earnings range from around $20,000 to $45,000. Earnings include hourly wages, hourly tips, overtime pay, commissions and bonuses. Pay varies according to geographic location and experience.