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Old 06-03-2016, 08:49 PM   #1
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Really?

I saw this pull into the site next to mine.

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I'm amazed. Either that VW is alot tougher than I give it credit for or this a disaster in the making. I'm not sure which
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Old 06-03-2016, 08:59 PM   #2
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I had to look it up. That's a Volkswagen Touareg rated at 7700 lbs "properly equipped". More than I would have thought...probably pushing the limits though. Has about 1300 lb payload, turbo six w/ 400 ish lbs. or torque.
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Old 06-03-2016, 09:35 PM   #3
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I'm sure he can pull it, I would be worried about stopping it. The guy has some nads
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Old 06-03-2016, 09:44 PM   #4
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tough to tell but it looks like it is riding the fender wells in the back end... AIRBAGS... That is all it needs and he will not EVEN FEEL IT BACK THERE!!!
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Old 06-03-2016, 09:44 PM   #5
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I'm sure he can pull it, I would be worried about stopping it. The guy has some nads
Stopping it is easy. I could stop it with a bicycle if it had a brake controller. I've got a similar trailer and the electric brakes work awesome.
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Old 06-03-2016, 09:44 PM   #6
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I set one up at the dealership I worked for - it worked but I wouldnt pull with it
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Old 06-03-2016, 09:50 PM   #7
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Stopping can be a real problem when your tow vehicle is not heavy enough to counter act and sway by uneven braking of the trailer JMHO
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I don't care how much power it has. It's too light and too short for my liking. He won't like it either after he makes his first panic maneuver.
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Old 06-03-2016, 10:03 PM   #9
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Makes you say what are they thinking doesn`t it.
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Old 06-03-2016, 10:53 PM   #10
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I don't care how much power it has. It's too light and too short for my liking. He won't like it either after he makes his first panic maneuver.
Short for that trailer, yes....but I was also surprised that it weighs over 5500 lbs. I would have guessed around 4200.
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