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Will this 1500 pull this 3 horse GN trailer??

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MyDaughtersPony
Reg. May 2020
Posted 2020-05-18 12:07 PM (#173086)
Subject: Will this 1500 pull this 3 horse GN trailer??


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Will this truck pull this trailer. Any help would be great!

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Purchase with confidence from Sparta Chevrolet! This 2012 GMC Sierra 1500 has undergone a rigorous 172-point inspection and we make every effort to ensure that your purchase experience is a great one here at our dealership! Clean CARFAX. 4 Wheel Drive, Remote Vehicle Start, Trailer Tow, BlueTooth, USB Port, Sierra 1500 SLE, Vortec 5.3L V8 SFI VVT Flex Fuel, 4WD, 20" x 8.5" Chrome Clad Aluminum (4) Wheels, 3.42 Rear Axle Ratio, AM/FM Stereo w/CD Player & MP3 Playback, Bluetooth® For Phone, Chrome Door Handles, Convenience Package, Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control, Electric Rear-Window Defogger, Extended Cab SLE Value Package, EZ-Lift Tailgate, Front Halogen Fog Lamps, Heated Power-Adjustable Black Outside Mirrors, Heavy Duty Cooling Package, Heavy-Duty Air-to-Oil External Engine Oil Cooler, Heavy-Duty Auxiliary External Transmission Oil Cooler, Heavy-Duty Rear Automatic Locking Differential, Heavy-Duty Trailering Package, Locking Tailgate, Power door mirrors, Power-Adjustable Pedals For Accelerator & Brake, Remote Vehicle Starter System, SIRIUSXM Satellite Radio, SLE Preferred Package, Speed control, Steering Wheel Mounted Audio Controls, Tilt steering wheel, Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist w/Audible Warning, Universal Home Remote.
2012 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE Extended Cab Mocha Steel Metallic 4WD 6-Speed Automatic Vortec 5.3L V8 SFI VVT Flex Fuel

TRAILER
1995 Featherlite 3 Horse GN Weekender
Mfg: Featherlite
Year: 1995
Horses: 3
Model: 3 Horse GN Weekender
New: N
Living Quarters: No
7' Tall, 6'9" wide, 4'8" SW dressing room with Insulated & Paneled walls and ceiling, Some cabinet & shelving, Screen door, Awning, 1st stall has acess door, Folding rear tack with swing out saddle rack, Hayrack, Horse area has insulated roof, Floor Length 17'3" Overall length is 25'
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mrarick
Reg. Mar 2017
Posted 2020-05-18 2:26 PM (#173087 - in reply to #173086)
Subject: RE: Will this 1500 pull this 3 horse GN trailer??



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Location: Baker, FL
According to https://dcd96xmek71bc.cloudfront.net/trailerlife.com/2012_towing_gui... which is linked from https://www.trailerlife.com/trailer-towing-guides/, the towing capacity of your truck is 9600 lbs.

You need to determine what the fully loaded weight of your trailer is.

I pull my 2014 (all aluminum) 3H GN Shadow with LQ with my F150 all the time. Considerations: I upgraded the brakes, suspension and tires to be safe and I live in Florida where it's flat!
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hosspuller
Reg. Oct 2003
Posted 2020-05-18 8:07 PM (#173088 - in reply to #173086)
Subject: RE: Will this 1500 pull this 3 horse GN trailer??


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Are you going to have three horses ? The 3.42 axle ratio will boil your transmission. The gas money you save will go to repairs.
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calamityj
Reg. Jun 2005
Posted 2020-05-25 7:28 AM (#173090 - in reply to #173086)
Subject: RE: Will this 1500 pull this 3 horse GN trailer??


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Not enough BRAKING POWER.... step up to at least a 3/4 ton for safety if you care about your horses. Or, you can learn the hard way like the rest of them. Sorry, good luck.
 
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DLR
Reg. Jul 2004
Posted 2020-05-26 1:35 AM (#173094 - in reply to #173086)
Subject: RE: Will this 1500 pull this 3 horse GN trailer??


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Pulling is not the issue.  Sure it will pull it. 

Control and braking is the issue you should be conccerned with and the answer to both are NO. 


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