Will my truck handle popup slide in and trailer?

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Rickw1209

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I have a 2020 1/2 ton silverado LTZ /Z71 with the 5.3L.
I would like to install a popup slide in at around 1200 pounds dry weight and also haul a one place motorcyle enclosed trailer with my 850lb roadglide in it, which would total about 2000 lbs.
So i am thinking with gear I would have 2000lbs on the bed and pulling 2000lbs.
Will this work??
Going to take a trip next year around the US for a couple months.
I would be willing to modify the truck also if need be, airbags, heavier brakes etc..
Just don't want to have to buy another truck.
Would appreciate any feedback.
 

Bob K4TAX

RVF Regular
Joined
Mar 13, 2021
Messages
148
Location
Tennessee
RV Year
2016
RV Make
Forest River
RV Model
Wildwood XL 253 RLXL
RV Length
25 ft or so
TOW/TOAD
Chev 2011 Silverado Crew Cab LTZ
Fulltimer
No
I have a 2020 1/2 ton silverado LTZ /Z71 with the 5.3L.
I would like to install a popup slide in at around 1200 pounds dry weight and also haul a one place motorcyle enclosed trailer with my 850lb roadglide in it, which would total about 2000 lbs.
So i am thinking with gear I would have 2000lbs on the bed and pulling 2000lbs.
Will this work??
Going to take a trip next year around the US for a couple months.
I would be willing to modify the truck also if need be, airbags, heavier brakes etc..
Just don't want to have to buy another truck.
Would appreciate any feedback.

Look at the sticker on the driver-side door. It will tell how many pounds of cargo you can put in the truck. Now, this "cargo" includes gas, plus passengers, plus whatever you put in the bed, plus the tongue weight of the trailer.

Our 2011 Silverado 1500 LTZ, crew cab, 4 wheel drive, 5.3L, w/factory tow package, has a cargo limit of about 1385 lbs. So with 20 gal/gas = 126 lb. + 1200 lb slide-in = 1326. Add a passenger, plus, etc., and OOPS, you are overloaded.
 
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