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So I went to McCoy's to Pick up some shingles

 

when i got my ticket the weight was 2058 lbs

 

i didn't think about it and figure the truck could handle it (2008 GMC Sierra Base Modle4.3 V6)

 

they used a forklift to load the pallet

and first had to put it on as far as they could then pull out a lil and go back in

 

at first i was just like well its too far back but even after they pushed over th axel i was still shocked how far the truck was swquating

 

i made sure it wasn't on the bump stops

but the were about an 1/8 of inch about to touch

 

 

i was wondering if anyone know

exaclty how much weight can be hauled back there??

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Do you have a 1500 or a 2500? If a ton squatted the truck that much, I'm guessing you have a 1500. I've had 2 ton in the back of my 2500 before, and she wasn't very happy with me, but got me where I was going. I don't think you hurt it any. As for answering your ?, I really don't know how much weight they can handle before they break.

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Do you have a 1500 or a 2500? If a ton squatted the truck that much, I'm guessing you have a 1500. I've had 2 ton in the back of my 2500 before, and she wasn't very happy with me, but got me where I was going. I don't think you hurt it any. As for answering your ?, I really don't know how much weight they can handle before they break.

 

 

i have a 1500

yeah the truck didn't have any problems driving and i could still feel some flex in the rear

 

bt thanks anyway

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Have you ever read your owners manual? It has the load ratings in there and you were way over. I am guessing but 1500 lbs minus occupants weight = 1200 - 1300 lbs. You were over by about 700-800lbs.

 

So I went to McCoy's to Pick up some shingles

 

when i got my ticket the weight was 2058 lbs

 

i didn't think about it and figure the truck could handle it (2008 GMC Sierra Base Modle4.3 V6)

 

they used a forklift to load the pallet

and first had to put it on as far as they could then pull out a lil and go back in

 

at first i was just like well its too far back but even after they pushed over th axel i was still shocked how far the truck was swquating

 

i made sure it wasn't on the bump stops

but the were about an 1/8 of inch about to touch

 

 

i was wondering if anyone know

exaclty how much weight can be hauled back there??

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Have you ever read your owners manual? It has the load ratings in there and you were way over. I am guessing but 1500 lbs minus occupants weight = 1200 - 1300 lbs. You were over by about 700-800lbs.

 

So I went to McCoy's to Pick up some shingles

 

when i got my ticket the weight was 2058 lbs

 

i didn't think about it and figure the truck could handle it (2008 GMC Sierra Base Modle4.3 V6)

 

they used a forklift to load the pallet

and first had to put it on as far as they could then pull out a lil and go back in

 

at first i was just like well its too far back but even after they pushed over th axel i was still shocked how far the truck was swquating

 

i made sure it wasn't on the bump stops

but the were about an 1/8 of inch about to touch

 

 

i was wondering if anyone know

exaclty how much weight can be hauled back there??

 

 

 

 

yeah about that

ive seemed to misplace it

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If you weren't on the bumpstops sitting still on flat ground, and you drive very carefully and slow, you are fine. I wouldn't recommend trying to do it every day but it isn't going to hurt the truck to use it hard every once in a while.

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Should be in your glove box.

 

Have you ever read your owners manual? It has the load ratings in there and you were way over. I am guessing but 1500 lbs minus occupants weight = 1200 - 1300 lbs. You were over by about 700-800lbs.

 

So I went to McCoy's to Pick up some shingles

 

when i got my ticket the weight was 2058 lbs

 

i didn't think about it and figure the truck could handle it (2008 GMC Sierra Base Modle4.3 V6)

 

they used a forklift to load the pallet

and first had to put it on as far as they could then pull out a lil and go back in

 

at first i was just like well its too far back but even after they pushed over th axel i was still shocked how far the truck was swquating

 

i made sure it wasn't on the bump stops

but the were about an 1/8 of inch about to touch

 

 

i was wondering if anyone know

exaclty how much weight can be hauled back there??

 

 

 

 

yeah about that

ive seemed to misplace it

 

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good way to break a leaf spring...but it shouldnt hurt too much. I thought that the 1/2 tons can hold someting like 2000lb in the bed...hmmmm now im curious

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I think the payload on my v-max is about 2000lbs. Minus occupants, stuff, yada, yada, yada.

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How'd the 4.3 perform? Usual powerhouse I assue?

 

 

its performed like a champ

 

i was like DAMN

 

 

i wasn't too worried about that

i hauled a twenty foot flat bed before on the bumper

truck squatted a bit but not too much

i did 80 on three hour trip

no problem

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Should be in your glove box.

 

Have you ever read your owners manual? It has the load ratings in there and you were way over. I am guessing but 1500 lbs minus occupants weight = 1200 - 1300 lbs. You were over by about 700-800lbs.

 

So I went to McCoy's to Pick up some shingles

 

when i got my ticket the weight was 2058 lbs

 

i didn't think about it and figure the truck could handle it (2008 GMC Sierra Base Modle4.3 V6)

 

they used a forklift to load the pallet

and first had to put it on as far as they could then pull out a lil and go back in

 

at first i was just like well its too far back but even after they pushed over th axel i was still shocked how far the truck was swquating

 

i made sure it wasn't on the bump stops

but the were about an 1/8 of inch about to touch

 

 

i was wondering if anyone know

exaclty how much weight can be hauled back there??

 

 

 

 

yeah about that

ive seemed to misplace it

 

 

 

 

 

it was there at one point...

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I've had about 2,500 lbs in my bed before...I have the 5.3L V8 so no lack of power, and it was pre-springs too so I was sitting pretty low. First thing I said to my co-workers when I finally arrived was "Redneck lowering kit, anyone want it?" haha...Made me miss my 2500hd, I only squatted that thing twice in the year I had it and both times were with a loaded job box that was like 6' long.

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