Noe asked in Cars & TransportationSafety · 9 years ago

how much weight can i carry on the back of my 2012 3/4 ton crew cab work truck?

I need to haul 75 bundles of shingles for 200 miles. will my truck be able to handle that weight?

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  • Dimo J
    Lv 7
    9 years ago
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    A "3/4 ton" truck can sometimes carry more -- my '77 K2500 rated to carry more than a ton. You should be know what your weight capacity is, but will be 1,500 to 2,500 pounds.

    Shingles weigh about 190 pounds a square, 3 bundles to the square at Lowes, thus total weight of shingles will be 4750 pounds -- 1/2 to 1 /12 tons over your weight capacity.

    Your truck *can* carry the weight, but the springs will be flat. Your tires would be the worry. You your tires will probably well over their carry capacity also. I am crazy, but even I would not try carrying that much weight over 30 mph.

    ....

    Rent a U-Haul trailer and split the weight.

  • 3/4 of 75 bundles

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    3/4 ton Einstein

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