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My 1992 Nissan Terrano overheats when towing an empty float.

Can anyone help with some ideas and also does anyone know what a comfortable tow load would be for this vehicle. The empty float is roughly @ 690kgs.

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I have a 97 v-6 200hp Camaro and cart around to the race track with a 800 lbs, trailer effortlessly... the weight of the bike is 430lbs..so do the math. 690 kgs x2.2 = 1,518lbs .as opposed to 1,230lbs ,... approx 290,lbs over.... nothing i would really worry about. unless it stays overheated the that way the whole trip. use lower gears and dont bog the engine in the higher gears...... and coast anytime you're givin a chance..... your car might be overheating because the radiator is clogged or the cooling fins are been obstruced and not allowing the proper flow...plus antifeeze might also be low an you could have a loose radiator belt...check idled pulley ternsion too. and if it has alot of miles on it... i'd change the serpenitine belt while at it. make sure your radiator is clean..very clean..get it serviced if it looks rusty inside...and replaced with new radiator cap!
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If over heating then check Radiator for cleaness in core so air can get through/Good coolant (not old coolant). /thermostat in good condition/and ign timing set correctly ,,and when towing anything use your gears when getting down in RPM change down a gear sooner so you get more reves and better and easy pulling and use your gears instead of your brakes

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