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Old 10-01-2013, 07:09 AM   #11
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Please post location and license plate number so one of us good natured souls can disable this rig while the owner is in the hospital...

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Old 10-01-2013, 07:14 AM   #12
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Lucy and Desi, on the road again
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Old 10-01-2013, 07:22 AM   #13
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Towing or Stealing? Hmmm.
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Old 10-01-2013, 10:43 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by Arefbee View Post
Lucy and Desi, on the road again
Lol. I watched part of that over the weekend.
totalled 04-11-16 by storm(picking up new one 10-26-16)
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Old 10-01-2013, 11:41 AM   #15
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Lucy and Desi, on the road again
I sure would like to have that Mercury convertible - those were cars from a great era.
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Old 10-01-2013, 02:09 PM   #16
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According to the UK "Caravanner" magazine, the best vehicle to tow a 3000-pound TT is a Ford Focus. For a 3700 pounder, they recommend a VW Passat diesel and they reckon the Range Rover can tow any weight of TT on the market. They don't even look at pick-ups, possibly because so few are sold in the UK. My Kia Sedona (3.5L V6, 5-speed auto) is rated at 6600 pounds in Europe vs. 3500 pounds in the US

I have often wondered why US ratings are so much more conservative - auto manufacturers scared of the lawyers? Maybe the ratings are based on the perceived competence of the average driver. Anyone know for sure?
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Old 10-01-2013, 02:17 PM   #17
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If I am right a big difference is the hitch weight too. Most european TT have between 50 and 100 lbs hitch weight.

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