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Old 10-06-2012, 06:57 PM
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Originally Posted by blue dragon View Post
Page 289 of my 35D owners manual,
Approved rear axle weight - 3858 lbs
without 3rd row - 3395 lbs

The gross vehicle weight rating changes too
Approved gross vehicle weight - 6614 lbs
without 3rd row seats - 6294 lbs

The OE hitch has a 600 lb tongue weight rating too, so even if you factor in a 10% over, you would still be over the limit
I agree.

Originally Posted by UncleJ View Post
Mike maybe one of the domestic mfgrs will park a nice 'slade or Superduty powerstroke in your driveway over night as a surprise. No problem with one of those for sure!
I can pretty much get anything I want in my driveway with a quick phone call... Infiniti QX56 (rated to 8,500 pounds) would be comfy and nice...

Originally Posted by Rickm5X3 View Post
Lots of weight, 4 four people in the car. No self leveling. I'm assuming lots of gear. No, I wouldn't do it. Even if the diesel would still pull the hell out of it.
Yes, my thoughts exactly.

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