Can a 2000 Chevy Silverado 1500 2wd tow a 2 horse trailer comfortably for a long distance?

Asked by Aug 26, 2017 at 02:36 PM about the 2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Ext Cab Short Bed 2WD

Question type: General

It has a 5.3L V8 engine with towing package, but
I'm not sure how I feel about driving it 1400 miles
towing 4500lbs. Any thoughts?

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I see no issues. You might want to change the transmission fluid out before your trip.

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101,925

I would install a good trany cooler and bypass the one in the radiator, heat is the killer of these transmissions, then do what F_O_R stated and you should be good to go.

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