Originally Posted by mrm14
I pull a 6300 lb. boat up and down from Lake Tahoe with relative ease from my 5.3 Vortex motor in a 1/2 ton, 4X4, P/U. With the 3.73 gear set I have 9600 lbs. tow capacity. Had several of those 5.3 motors and they run flawlessly while I had them. Whippy little motors too.
I'm pretty sure the truck can tow much more than I'll ever need it to.
But its there, just in case.