ranger pulling 8000 pounds

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by 1995-350, Dec 10, 2012.

  1. 1995-350

    1995-350 New Member

    my brother 98 312k mile ranger 5 speed. 2.5 extcab ranger pulling the 8000 pound tractor to his house this truck gets its faire share of work:)
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  3. RoadRanger

    RoadRanger -Skylark65-

    the things i could do with a machine like that.....
  4. 01B3000

    01B3000 ORIGINAL Portable Seizure

    These trucks are great when you have the right gearing
  5. RoadRanger

    RoadRanger -Skylark65-

    did you ever get that 8.8 with the 4.10's swapped in you're truck travis?
  6. 01B3000

    01B3000 ORIGINAL Portable Seizure

    Hahahaha, its still sitting in my garage. Im actually working on getting it regeared soon, i wanna bang it out so i can get it out of my garage, lol
  7. OP

    1995-350 New Member

    yeah this truck is a hoss with its gearing we pull so meany vehicles in with it every year
  8. Scrambler82

    Scrambler82 Old Guy User

    And I was worried about pulling my 3K lb Tractor with mine.
    Guess I will give it a try.
  9. OP

    1995-350 New Member

    lol just make sure you load it right and be easy on it let it take its time to get its speed up. becouse if you dont it might tear your ranger up
  10. doyouquaxu

    doyouquaxu FUUUUUUUUUUUUU

    Going isn't the problem, stopping is. The brakes on rangers are NOT intended to stop this much weight, it is unsafe no matter what you say.
  11. OP

    1995-350 New Member

    it appears to stop very easy! :)
  12. OP

    1995-350 New Member

    my brother said that this truck handles it better than his full size chevy!!! he said its not the first time he ahs pulled this tractor and its pulled it up hill no problum just droped it to sec

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