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Old 11-28-2012, 09:20 AM   #11
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I wouldn't worry about it too much. If a properly equipped Tundra could tow the 292,000 pound space shuttle down a street in LA, it should be OK with any camper you hook up behind it!

Anyone seen the commercial yet? Did you see the axle housing deflect when it started rolling forward? Holy cow, I'm pretty sure they had to put that truck in the dumpster after that little show! I'm sure my Dodge could pull 146 tons rolling forward, but I wouldn't want it to. Crazy!
I don't think the Tundra did anything special. Look at this:
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Old 11-28-2012, 10:35 AM   #12
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Sure sure..... But as you see, they didn't use a NEW Chevy...
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Old 11-28-2012, 10:47 AM   #13
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Sure sure..... But as you see, they didn't use a NEW Chevy...
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Old 11-28-2012, 05:06 PM   #14
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I wouldn't worry about it too much. If a properly equipped Tundra could tow the 292,000 pound space shuttle down a street in LA, it should be OK with any camper you hook up behind it!

Anyone seen the commercial yet? Did you see the axle housing deflect when it started rolling forward? Holy cow, I'm pretty sure they had to put that truck in the dumpster after that little show! I'm sure my Dodge could pull 146 tons rolling forward, but I wouldn't want it to. Crazy!

But you need to consider the speed they were towing the space shuttle at. When I saw it on the news there were guys walking among the sides of the Tundra.
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Old 11-28-2012, 05:23 PM   #15
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Might be a little tough to stop from highway speed I am thinking. Like that old Urban Legend about the guy who bolted a rocket motor to the bed of his pickup truck and lit it off on a straight road. When the road curved he could not turn or slow down.
its not an urban legend - you really need to come to an OMI Rally!!
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