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Old 06-26-2009, 04:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Concidering an H3T

despite all of what i hear and dont hear about hummer i still want to concider the purchuse the new H3T, however does anyone know if they are going to be equiped with the v8? and even if it does can it hual much? i currently have an avalanche that i tow my samurai with, will the h3t be able to hande a load like that? i would puchuse a lighter trailer if it was to come close,,, if im out of line askin in this section i appolize ahead of time and wil delete my post if i should need to
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Old 06-26-2009, 06:15 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The V8 H3T [under the Alpha badge] can tow up to 5,900 lbs, so I can imagine it would be able to handle a trailer with a samurai on it.
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Old 06-26-2009, 06:41 PM   #3 (permalink)
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A light trailer and a weight distributing hitch would be all that you would need. A nice brake controller of course.
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Old 06-27-2009, 06:34 AM   #4 (permalink)
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The H3T is built on the GMT900 frame system, same as the 1500-2500 silverado/sierra trucks, and shortened to accomodate the 6in shorter overall length.
6100 GVWR 1031 payload
5900# towing

2010 Siverado
7000 GVWR 1652 payload
10400# towing

H3T should handle your trail rig without issue, but I would recommend the wd hitch and must have good brake controller.

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Old 08-20-2009, 12:55 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I've got an H3t.

It is available with an aluminum block 5.3 that tows just fine.
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