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Old 03-25-2012, 07:24 AM   #1
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v6 truck to haul motorcycles?

I need something to haul a race bike and possibly tow a vehicle with. Thinking about getting a 06 f150 v6, can the truck handle this?

Anybody use a v6 to haul their race bike?

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Old 03-25-2012, 08:11 AM   #2
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I need something to haul a race bike and possibly tow a vehicle with. Thinking about getting a 06 f150 v6, can the truck handle this?

Anybody use a v6 to haul their race bike?
Dude I have seen peole using V4 Kia's to hault tyheir motorcycles. A V6 pickup will do just fine.
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Old 03-25-2012, 08:16 AM   #3
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a 1.5L honda civic can haul a bike lol.
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Bike, yes. Bike is around 400lbs.

Tow a vehicle with? It might technically be capable according to the manufacturer's specifications, but will be a dog trying to merge into traffic with it.
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Old 03-25-2012, 08:31 AM   #5
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Lol I have a 4cyl Colorado and pull a 3 bike trailer with 1 more on the bed with no issues...
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I pull a 5x10 trailer carrying two bikes and a ton if track gear with my G35 lol
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I pull a 5x10 trailer carrying two bikes and a ton if track gear with my G35 lol
I dont see any pictures....
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Dude I have seen peole using V4 Kia's to hault tyheir motorcycles. A V6 pickup will do just fine.
And thats an inline 4 lol
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Old 03-25-2012, 09:28 AM   #9
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I'm pretty sure a 3 cylinder ford fiesta could pull a motorcycle
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I had 3 bikes in my v6 f150 and a pop up camper. U will be just fine
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I pulled a 21' deep V Grady White with 100 gallons of fuel a few times with my 90 Chevy with a V6. It pulled just fine. It didn't like to stop it though.
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my 97 F150 pulls two bikes plus a trailer no prob it is a v6 5speed
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i pulled a 17ft camper and a bike trailer behind my Xterra with a V6
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lol thanks for the responses every1.

What about towing a car trailer with a 3400 lb car on it?
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Old 03-25-2012, 10:31 AM   #16
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Used to tow a uhaul trailer with a 4 cyl accord with bike and gear in the back. You'll be more than fine.
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Old 03-25-2012, 10:35 AM   #17
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I use two pack mules to tow my bike.
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towing a trailer with a car on would likely not be a problem for the engine,,,the brakes may be a different story
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Lol @ this thread.

Nah, man. Go for the V8, you won't regret it
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