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I have a 2013 SV with factory tow hitch, tow mode, backup/hitch camera. I've always been led to believe that it had a tow rating of 9300lbs. I just noticed the door sticker says 7100lbs. I checked the rear end and I has 2.94 gears. I'm supposed to be going in 3 days to purchase and pick up a travel trailer that weighs 6,521lbs with a hitch weight of 675lbs. Am I up the creek? And if so how far? I can still back out of I need to. I'm just not wanting to take this on a 600 mile trek to see the wife's family with her and my kids in the truck if it isn't safe. I'd really appreciate any help, advice, or words of wisdom.

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Well, with the 2.94 gears, you are a 7100lb rated truck. Whether or not you're up a creek depends on which weight you're quoting. If the 6521lbs is Max GVWR, you're likely alright. If that's dry weight, though, you are off the chart on this one.

What model trailer is it?
 

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If you're up for it, swap the gears to the 3.36. You might lose your cruise control, but the gears are what makes the difference in the two towing capacities.
 

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I have a 2013 SV with factory tow hitch, tow mode, backup/hitch camera. I've always been led to believe that it had a tow rating of 9300lbs. I just noticed the door sticker says 7100lbs. I checked the rear end and I has 2.94 gears. I'm supposed to be going in 3 days to purchase and pick up a travel trailer that weighs 6,521lbs with a hitch weight of 675lbs. Am I up the creek? And if so how far? I can still back out of I need to. I'm just not wanting to take this on a 600 mile trek to see the wife's family with her and my kids in the truck if it isn't safe. I'd really appreciate any help, advice, or words of wisdom.

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How certain are you that it is a 2.94 ratio?
Drive your truck at 70 mph. If you have 2.94 gears, your rpm will be approx 1825. If you have 3.36 gears, your rpm will be approx 2000 rpm at 70 mph.
 

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I have a grey wolf 23dbh its 5400 empty had almost want you want minus the love seat. Nice camper for the price.
 

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I have a 2013 SV with factory tow hitch, tow mode, backup/hitch camera. I've always been led to believe that it had a tow rating of 9300lbs. I just noticed the door sticker says 7100lbs. I checked the rear end and I has 2.94 gears. I'm supposed to be going in 3 days to purchase and pick up a travel trailer that weighs 6,521lbs with a hitch weight of 675lbs. Am I up the creek? And if so how far? I can still back out of I need to. I'm just not wanting to take this on a 600 mile trek to see the wife's family with her and my kids in the truck if it isn't safe. I'd really appreciate any help, advice, or words of wisdom.

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How certain are you that it is a 2.94 ratio?
Drive your truck at 70 mph. If you have 2.94 gears, your rpm will be approx 1825. If you have 3.36 gears, your rpm will be approx 2000 rpm at 70 mph.
I checked the sticker on my rear end.. 2.94 and at 70 mph the rom sits right at 2000
 

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If your sticker says you're on the little gears, and you're turning 2k at 70, you're likely in 4th gear. Either that or you're reading your MPH off of something other than your truck's speedo. The transmission is the same across the board so there's only one thing that determines what RPMs you turn at 70 and that's the rear diff ratio. Tire size has no bearing on it.
 
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