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Originally Posted by chimmike
well, I've got experience with a 4 banger 86 hardbody...2.4L 140hp I think it was. Not incredibly strong on hills, it'll be work, but the engine can do it. Just don't expect brute force brakes should be fine, but if you can get trailer brakes, they help a bit as well
Originally Posted by 95G ATL
I am going to move back to Atlanta this summer/fall and would like to tow my Infiniti G20 with my 4 banger, 143 hp, 2003 Frontier 2X4 w/5 speed (7,300 miles on the clock). The trip is 2200 miles, done it a few times before..but never towing.
The manual says the truck will tow 3500 lbs. The Infiniti and trailer should bring it up to that limit +/- a few pounds.
Basically I would like to know if anyone else has towed something near that weight with their 4 cylinder, 5 speed truck. If so, is the truck a complete dog uphills and do the brakes work effectively? Though, it's always nice to hear that folks "think" it will be ok....or "my V6 tows it fine"...etc...I would ONLY like to know actual stories towing with a 4 banger Frontier.....
Thanks in advance.
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