Thanks. I've done that already a couple of days ago. Just waiting for them to
get back to me....
Any ideas about getting ahold of the '99 towing guide?
"It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than
to open it and remove all doubt."
But my question was about the Gross Combined Weight Rating (GCWR). That is the
most the Suburban AND a trailer can weigh combined when going down the road. It
is a seldom sought figure--and helps out when looking at buying a travel
As a RV enthusiast, the rule of thumb is to take the GCWR of the tow vehicle,
and subtract out the GVWR of it. The difference is the maximum that a pontential
trailer should weigh.
I found out from Chevrolet this AM that the GCWR is 15,000 lbs. Since my GVWR is
8,600 lbs., I am looking at purchasing a trailer that has a GVWR of no more than
That way I won't be tempted to overload the Suburban or the trailer.
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