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What can tow my truck?

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Transmission went out last week and i have to tow my truck to CT to get a new one installed.. heres my question. can a 250 tow a 350? i think it can but my Girlfriend is skeptical about it being that its her truck i want to tow my powerstroke behind (03 chevy 2500 gasser) should i be worried about it being too much of a load to haul 120 miles on the highway? after all it is a chevy

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on a trailer? no problem.

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It'll get 5 MPG, but it'll get the job done.

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it IS a chevy so I would be a little worried. just remember when towing that your truck weighs more. but it'll be fine

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Its a CHEVY of course it can pull it!!!!

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oh and did i mention i smile everytime i see a CHEVY towing a ford

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LOL it'll do it just fine just expect to stop for fuel.. !
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My friend and his 1971 International 2WD pickup towed my '71 F250 with 27ft 5th wheel RV attached, home, about 20 miles. My wife took a picture of the convoy and gave it to him as a present. He hung it on his wall as a trophy. No worries...eventually one of his Internationals will die and need a tow....and I'll be ready.
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my CCSB F250 was pulled by a 4 cylinder Jeep on a car dolly about 10 miles when I had an electrical issue. Was it safe, nope. Did we go over 15 mph, nope, but it got the job done.
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250's and 350's are nearly identical, you should have no issues pulling one with the other. BTW, I have had my 95 inside my 8000lb trailer and pulled it with my 00 with just a few minor issues.

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