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Old 05-17-2013, 11:44 AM   #1
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Call the weight police!

Think this guy needs to get to the Cat scales.
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Old 05-17-2013, 01:03 PM   #2
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Think this guy needs to get to the Cat scales.
It's soooo obvious, not enough truck for the slide-in camper! LOL



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Old 05-17-2013, 01:15 PM   #3
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Some people !!! You would think he would know better !!!!!!!
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Old 05-17-2013, 02:05 PM   #4
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Since this is probably gonna go downhill anyway, I thought I'd throw out something that I was pondering on. Got to thinking about the payloads of 3/4 pickups and wondered what the Excursion numbers would look like, so I looked them up. A 2002 4x4 Excursion has a listed payload of 1740 pounds. With 9 seats, you could easily exceed payload and GVWR with only passengers. Just thought that was interesting. So, if carrying more than a few people, an Excursion can't technically tow anything.
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Old 05-17-2013, 02:09 PM   #5
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With 9 seats, you could easily exceed payload and GVWR with only passengers. Just thought that was interesting. So, if carrying more than a few people, an Excursion can't technically tow anything.
9, 200 lber's would do it. Interesting look at things, but it could easily happen.
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Old 05-17-2013, 02:41 PM   #6
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Some people !!! You would think he would know better !!!!!!!
He evidently is not a member of FRF or he would have been taken to the 'woodshed' over this.
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Old 05-17-2013, 02:43 PM   #7
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9, 200 lber's would do it. Interesting look at things, but it could easily happen.
Think you'd be hard pressed to even seat (9) 200# people in it.
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I weigh 200 and I can fit in any seating position in an Expy, so I think I could be reasonable comfy in an Excursion. Try telling a guy in an Excursion that he can only safely carry 400lbs more than the guy in the Honda Odyssey and see what kind of look you get!!! I know this is just stirring the pot, but I still get a kick out of it!!!!
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Old 05-19-2013, 08:50 AM   #9
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The RV.net weight police must have gotten to him when he had the Tacoma!
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Old 05-19-2013, 09:19 AM   #10
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could be a 2 1/2 ton army truck with a Jeep cab so it not overloaded
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US limitations on towable weights are ridiculous, probably driven by legal liability issues. My Kia Sedona is limited to 3500 ponds in the US. The identical vehicle in Europe can pull 3000 Kg (6600 pounds).

Many members of the UK "Caravan Club" pull 30-footers behind a Range Rover and sometimes behind what we know as the Land Rover Defender. We once met a man who had towed his trailer home (a 36' park model) from the north coast of Scotland to the Southampton area, behind a 1949 Morris Minor car which had a 990 cc L-head engine that developed 35 horsepower on a really good day.

Slow but sure, but they made it!
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US limitations on towable weights are ridiculous, probably driven by legal liability issues. My Kia Sedona is limited to 3500 ponds in the US. The identical vehicle in Europe can pull 3000 Kg (6600 pounds).

Many members of the UK "Caravan Club" pull 30-footers behind a Range Rover and sometimes behind what we know as the Land Rover Defender. We once met a man who had towed his trailer home (a 36' park model) from the north coast of Scotland to the Southampton area, behind a 1949 Morris Minor car which had a 990 cc L-head engine that developed 35 horsepower on a really good day.

Slow but sure, but they made it!
Yeah, but you guys ever use a light duty truck to pull a space shuttle?
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Old 05-20-2013, 09:18 AM   #13
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Yeah, but you guys ever use a light duty truck to pull a space shuttle?
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