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transit towing capacity

Postby transit_tractor » Sun Feb 10, 2013 8:52 pm

hi all this has proberly been asked before but here goes can fwd 330 and 350 transits tow as much as rwd my current 350 rwd will tow 2800kg need to tow upto 2200kg if possible
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Re: transit towing capacity

Postby duvet » Sun Feb 10, 2013 8:58 pm

fwd can't tow as much
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Re: transit towing capacity

Postby oldyellar » Mon Feb 11, 2013 1:01 am

duvet wrote:fwd can't tow as much

legaly? :? 330 is 330 and 350 is 350 fwd awd or rwd
surely the fwd drive weighs less so a slightly better train weight :?
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Re: transit towing capacity

Postby ake » Mon Feb 11, 2013 7:34 am

oldyellar wrote:
duvet wrote:fwd can't tow as much

legaly? :? 330 is 330 and 350 is 350 fwd awd or rwd
surely the fwd drive weighs less so a slightly better train weight :?

The plated weights are different for front and rear wheel drive. Fwd have less traction and have lower gross train weights
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Re: transit towing capacity

Postby mjsroofing » Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:26 pm

Doesn't it say on the weight plate.
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Re: transit towing capacity

Postby oldyellar » Tue Feb 12, 2013 12:41 pm

mjsroofing wrote:Doesn't it say on the weight plate.

probs but i dont have a fwd 350 and rwd 350 too look
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Re: transit towing capacity

Postby ake » Tue Feb 12, 2013 1:02 pm

mjsroofing wrote:Doesn't it say on the weight plate.

The plate gives the maximum gross vehicle weight, and the gross train weight. The V5 may also state a maximum trailer weight.
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Re: transit towing capacity

Postby shovelheadrob » Tue Feb 12, 2013 11:11 pm

Also depends on engine power & axle ratio
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