Would you tow this?

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se7en
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Would you tow this?

Postby se7en » Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:26 pm

I have a 2009 PF SE
I would like to tow a tractor to my farm that weighs 6878 pounds. It’s a 2wd MF 178. Driving it for 6 hours - 99.9% on the highway through the Rockies.

The flatbed trailer could be another 500lb or so..

With a lot of care - can it be done?


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Postby smj999smj » Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:00 am

You're exceeding the tow capacity by almost 1300 lbs. and driving through the Rockies. I wouldn't recommend it.

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Postby palmerwmd » Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:24 am

over heating transmission and/or engine is a real possibility especially thru the mountains.. on a short drive on even terrain i might chance it.. but a long drive thru the mountains.. no

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Postby heckler40 » Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:48 am

Very no.

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Postby se7en » Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:25 am

So it shall be! Thank you guys!
Renting a truck for 2 days is $150... What am i thinking!


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