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06outbackv 05-07-2007 8:09 PM

Does/has anyone towed there boat w/an Xterra. I have an 06 Outback V and was wondering if my wife's 06 Xterra would tow it okay. I normally tow w/my 1500 Z71 but the steering box went out and I don't know how long it will take them to fix it. So if I wanna go ride my only tow rig is my wife's Xterra. Thanks all.

tonality 05-07-2007 9:10 PM

The new ones are rated at 5k i think...but i wouldn't tow it too far. Too short a wheelbase to do any long hauls safely.

dh03r6 05-07-2007 10:38 PM

i have a frontier v6 i tow my supra its not a great settup but it will do for short hauls

sk_centurion 05-07-2007 10:39 PM

My lady and I have an 07 Xterra and I have though about towing the boat with it. I don't have a hitch on mine yet so I have not. I have an 07 GMC Serria so I have not got to tow with the Xterra. I think It could but I wouldnt tow to far they have a ton of power for a V6 4.0

rson 05-07-2007 10:46 PM

<a href="http://www.courtesyparts.com/nissan-manual/pdf/2006NissanTowingGuide.pdf" target="_blank">http://www.courtesyparts.com/nissan-manual/pdf/2006NissanTowingGuide.pdf</a> <BR> <BR>Here you go. <BR> <BR>Tow Away

snyper1d 05-08-2007 12:33 AM

I have an 06 Nismo Frontier, and as said before, it's a great rig for just towing around town and to/from the ramp. If you have to go anywhere that requres some distance and hills, get a friend who has a diesel or a big v8/10. <BR> <BR>I think the furthest I have towed is about an hour away. I need to put an additional tranny cooler on this spring if i decide to tow it alot. <BR> <BR>Oh, and I have an 01 X-Star on tandem.

tonality 05-08-2007 9:08 AM

Hey Jay, where do you live? We've got a sierra and xterra in our driveway too, along with a non-standard boat (MB)...kooky.

entrustclothing 05-08-2007 9:38 AM

i had an 05 frontier crew cab, same as xterrra basically and i towed my 5000lbs mobius xlv for over a year with it and it towed it fine

sk_centurion 05-08-2007 10:06 AM

Tony I Live in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. I dont have my GMC yet I get it tommorow I had to order it because I got the 6.0 Vortec max engine and I could not find one with the options I wanted. I sold my F 150 I can't wait to get my new truck. I will have a Black 07 GMC, Dark Grey 07 Xterra off road and a Blue &amp; White 05 Centurion Lightning. My driveway is full.

evil0ne 05-08-2007 10:29 AM

There's someone I've seen twice pulling a 23 LSV without a problem.

ifinallygota21v 05-08-2007 12:04 PM

i pull my 21v just fine

snyper1d 05-08-2007 2:10 PM

Everyone post pics of your Nissan/boat tow combos!

skillz 05-08-2007 8:44 PM

<img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/445560.jpg" alt="Upload">Use the Xterra for short trips to home lake. Dodge Ram for long trips. <BR> <BR>(Message edited by skillz on May 08, 2007)

rio_sanger 05-08-2007 8:49 PM

kinda scarey when the tow'ee weighs more than the tow'er...good luck, hope you're not on the same highway that I'm on!!!<img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/crazy.gif" border=0>

deneng 05-08-2007 10:57 PM

Man gotta definately be aware of your stoping distance.


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