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Cross country tow advice
Ok guys, Im in need of expert advice once again-
I'm PCSing in 10 days traveling from El Paso, TX to Tampa, FL which is 1740 miles. Due to last minute lack of equipment from uhaul and Penske not letting me put my 2007 Explorer on their trailer, my only option left is to pull it with my F250. I plan on renting the moving truck from Penske and the trailer from Uhaul.
- trailer weight is 1200
- explorer curb weight is 4440 / gross weight 5960
-The truck is currently in the shop for a new turbo and overhaul.
- It's a 2004 F250 CC 4wd with a 4" lift, 35's, and ranch hand bumpers ( rated 1000 tounge/10000lbs max)
.....SO I was wondering
1. Is it even possible to pull it with my truck that distance without the threat of breaking something major ( I know these trucks were made for towing, just not sure on that distance)
2. What recommendations does anyone have as far as making the trip
3. Is a WDH needed as Uhaul says they don't allow them due to interference with the trailers braking system
This will be the first towing I've done with the truck since I bought it last year but I've made several cross country trips pulling cars previously but never in a civilian vehicle/ non moving truck. ANY and ALL advice is greatly appreciated. Thanks.