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Tow limit on 1972 300 SEL 4.5?

Can anyone please tell me how much weight the car can tow? As regards a trailer. Many thanks, Jack.
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RE: Tow limit on 1972 300 SEL 4.5?

Depends on the tow setup, doesn't it? I've towed a 3200 lb car with my 108 V-8, and didn't have a problem. If you tow something heavy, you might think of getting a transmission fluid cooler too ...
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RE: Tow limit on 1972 300 SEL 4.5?

As a guide the suggested towing weight is half the weight of the vehicle. The 300 SEL 4.5 weighs in at 4079 lbs.
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