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1993 GMC G2500 Unibody #728752
October 10th 2017 6:12 pm
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No frame (Unibody) on my newly purchased 1993 GMC G2500 Palm Springs Edition.
No hitch available
Can someone fill me in ?...

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Re: 1993 GMC G2500 Unibody [Re: OkanaganVanClub] #728753
October 10th 2017 6:32 pm
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Welcome to the site ....

Yes you can have a tow ball ...

http://www.autoanything.com/towing/GMC/Vandura/110A50740A0A0A116A9189A1.aspx



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Re: 1993 GMC G2500 Unibody [Re: OkanaganVanClub] #728766
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Re: 1993 GMC G2500 Unibody [Re: OkanaganVanClub] #728781
October 11th 2017 12:36 pm
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Welcome aboard!

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I towed with my '95 for years. A good hitch and you're in business,


Re: 1993 GMC G2500 Unibody [Re: OkanaganVanClub] #728790
October 11th 2017 4:42 pm
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Hideho OkanaganVanClub,

Welcome to the site. Clean little GMC, nice find!. Should be fun, especialy with a 350. Sturdy Class III hitch, make sure all systems are good to go, I would think you could tow 4000 pounds no problem. Might be rated for more, but Conversions weigh more, good to have a margin for safety. And! As Always, Safety First.

Re: 1993 GMC G2500 Unibody [Re: Wedgy] #728797
October 11th 2017 7:02 pm
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Wedgy...thanks for your responds
My main concern is not the strength of the hitch, but what it is fasten to. No frame, but unibody

Thank You All, for the warm welcome

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Re: 1993 GMC G2500 Unibody [Re: OkanaganVanClub] #728837
October 12th 2017 12:24 pm
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That unibody is tough. GM used to sell them as cutaways...cab and chassis with just the sub-frames and rear floor...for motorhome companies to build on. There's plenty of strength there, with the proper hitch.

Re: 1993 GMC G2500 Unibody [Re: OkanaganVanClub] #728847
October 12th 2017 4:24 pm
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How did you get the van in the email thread?

Re: 1993 GMC G2500 Unibody [Re: OkanaganVanClub] #728849
October 12th 2017 4:33 pm
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I have towed with my 88 GMC 2500 many times. Heaviest was rented trailer carrying 1940s Chevy truck. Towed fine, only problem was the great gas mileage.

Re: 1993 GMC G2500 Unibody [Re: OkanaganVanClub] #728852
October 12th 2017 6:00 pm
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Thanks for your comments and suggestions...Hitch shop won't touch it..went to a fabricator shop and he will fit one for me, but had the same concerns of the unibody and it's already extended for a larger fuel cell...

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