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radke22

Dodge Dakota towing

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Has anyone had experience with towing a large boat 3,000lbs with a 2wd newer dodge dakota? recently purchased a 86 lund that is a tank and will be getting a new vehichle this summer and the new dakotas really caught my eye.

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Radke22,

I've been pulling my 17 1/2 foot Tuffy (fiberglass) for the last two years with my 2001 Dakota Quad Cab 4x4. Have the small V-8 (318 ci) in it and haven't had any problems at all. Just take it out of overdrive and you'll be okay. Actually, the truck has plenty of power to spare.

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Power shouldntbe a problem, does your trailer have brakes? Nothing worse than being pushed thru a stop sign by your boat

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if you can afford it go for the cub cab 4x4 model with the 318. I have a 1997 model, pulled a 3500 trailer back from WI last year. Did 70 most of the way with no problems.

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Just make sure you get the V8! You shouldn't have any problems. Hopefully the trailer has brakes on that boat or consider a trailer upgrade. It will save you on the wear and tear on your truck brakes.

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radke22---just go to dodge's HSOforum. they have page on how to determine what you can tow w/ different size engines, 2wd or 4wd etc.

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I would go for the 4x4, with a heavier boat you'll find handy put it into 4x4 to pull out of landing.
Nothing worse than a trailer stuck in the water and your new truck spinning tires trying to get out.
I have a RAM 1500 4x4, and many times I had to get the extra traction to avoid getting stuck on steep ramps or where concrete ends and trailer sinks into silt.
Of course I know of people helping pushing rig out with outboard motor rolleyes.gif

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