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Just wanted to know if anyone out there has towed a car trailer with a crown vic. I want to tow my 65 Mustang to the track on a car trialer ( combined wieght- 4,800lb ). I have gotten conflicting info on this matter. I will have a bout a 2 hour drive each way, hilly and winding roads. Any tips?
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The towing capacity of a Crown Victoria is around 2,000 pounds. I don't recommend using one to tow 4,800 pounds.

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Check your owners manual. You didn't give any info about your Vicky, so it's hard to say. At the least, put in a really big trans cooler! I think you should be able to tow about 4,000 pounds though. A car and a trailer will most likey exceed this though. Get a p.u. with BIG brakes!

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I have an '89 Crown Vic wagon (as someone said, an Iowa class cruiser) that I factory ordered with the trailer towing package. I have the owners manual, but I can't check it right now. If you you can't find your answer send me an E-mail, and I will check for you.

My gut feeling is that you will exceed the Vic's towing capacity.

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Towing capacity of a Crown Vic.using a class III hitch is 3500lbs A class III hitch using the proper weight distributing kit can tow up to 6000lbs
Now bear in mind Ford says that the max tow cap for the C.V. is 2000lbs. I would use a full size pick up

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