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  1. The "How-To" and DIY Section
    HI All, long time lurker, first time poster. I have a question about pulling a travel trailer. I did a search and could not find anything, If I posted this in the wrong spot, my apologies. I have a 2006 TB EXT LT with the I6 and 3.42 gears. We are upgrading from a small popup camper to a 25ft...
  2. Towing
    Hi, I searched this forum and found one entry that might help but thought I would start a new thread as I am not very mechanical but think this should be a relatively easy fix. We just bought a new travel trailer a couple of weeks ago. I had a brake control module installed at the RV...
  3. Towing
    I have a 2006 Saab 9-7x 4.2i AWD with about 70k miles. I will be moving from Idaho to Texas in August. I am considering renting a 6x12' Uhaul trailer. The combined weight of the trailer/cargo will be right about 4,000 lbs. The Saab has a towing capacity of 4,000 lbs with 400 lbs of tongue...
  4. Towing
    Hello, Hopefully someone can help me. I have my 12volt consent power hooked up to provide 12volts to my trailer, everything was working great until now. My 12 volt line is dead at the "Post" located on the engine fuse box. I have checked several of the fuses and they all seem to fine, am i...
  5. Towing
    Hi all, I'm a potential Trailblazer owner and new here. We kinda put the cart before the horse, found a pop up camper that we couldn't pass up but don't have the tow vehicle yet. The camper is a 2005 Viking Legend 2471st witha dry weight of 2358lbs, a GVWR of 3340lbs, electric brakes, and a...
  6. General
    I need some help. I thought I fixed the knocking issue but it has come back. I was towing our travel trailer back to the storage unit with the gas light on. Just before I got to the gas station the engine started knocking. I filled up and the knocking continued. I got home and checked all...
  7. General
    I am 15, almost 16. I learned how to drive in two suv's (05 Mazda Tribute and 11 Ford Escape) and I have driven bigger ones. My family is interested in purchasing a boat. However, my dad's 4 cyl. Escape will barely tow a 4-Wheeler. So, My dad want my first car to be tow-worthy. It has to be safe...
  8. Introductions
    Hello! My name is Anne. I just bought my first Trailblazer; a replacement for my '04 Dodge Ram. The Hemi was eating me out of house and home. My plan is to use the TB to pull my 2-horse trailer. I towed with it for the first time yesterday. It was a smooth ride, but killed my MPG, but that is...
  9. Towing
    I am considering buying a new travel trailer and have read a lot of threads about towing but none have really answered my question so far. The towing specs I got for my Envoy Denali from NADA is: Engine Specifications Type: Gas V8 Size: 5.3L/327 Horsepower: 300 @ 5200 RPM Torque: 330 @ 4000...
  10. Towing
    Hey guys, this is my first post on this great site. I was just wondering if its safe/ and or damaging to tow a Centurion Avalanche c4 wakeboat (i have a 07' trailblazerLT 4x4) . It's dry weight is around 4000lbs and the trailer is another 1000lbs, however when i tow it, it usually has a full...
  11. Towing
    I have an '02 envoy. We do alot of towing whether it be boat, snowmobile trailer, open trailer, etc. Recently (this year?) we noticed that we have no running lights on any of our trailers when hooked up to the Envoy. Hook up to our pick up and all is well. I have looked through the manual and...
  12. I wonder if this is illegal?

    I wonder if this is illegal?

    Had to move it somehow! Sure wasn't gonna take it apart.
  13. Towing
    I will be towing a 4600 pound trailer on occasion with my 3.42 TB. I was looking for an air lift kit when I found this: http://www.timbren.com/aeon-rubber-springs.htm I really like the fact that I would never have to air anything up. It looks like they replace the factory bump stops with a...
  14. Towing
    Hello everyone...forgive me if this is in the wrong spot, I'm new and getting used to this site. :) I am moving this weekend and renting a 5'x10' trailer from the local U-Haul. I own a 2004 Trailblazer that came with the towing package, but I can't figure out how to connect the wiring from...
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