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Old 06-26-2012, 07:20 AM   #1
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Say what?

Just read this in my WDH manual while going over the leveling pocedure again...

"DO NOT ATTEMPT TO HOOK-UP OR TOW WITH A FRONT WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLE WITH THE REAR WHEELS REMOVED."



has anyone ever seen the Lewis Black skit where covers how phrases like that cause anuerysms (if you have never seen this skit, you should):

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Old 06-26-2012, 07:43 AM   #2
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Someone's legal department at work.

While it is theoretically possible to do this, you would be transferring 100% of your rear axle's load to the front and camper axles. The explosion of parts would be spectacular to see though!

Not many front wheel drive vehicles could handle that much weight and the hitch/receiver would not be able to handle the stress of attempting to transfer that much either.
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Old 06-26-2012, 07:58 AM   #3
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Many moons ago, a WDH manufacturer (Eaz-Lift, I think) did an advertisement showing an Oldsmobile Toronado pulling a travel trailer with the rear wheels removed.

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Old 06-26-2012, 08:14 AM   #4
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Wow, A sales gimmick for sure.
That aluminum box must have been gutted for that to work!
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Old 06-26-2012, 08:25 AM   #5
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The advertiser didn't mention that there is a 1000 lb. counter weight on the trailer back bumper.

The front tires of the Toronado look like they are rubbing the fender well.

Seriously, it was a good advertisement to show how a WDH works.
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