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Old 10-21-2009, 06:51 PM   #1
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Tow Vehicle Too Small???

The salesman said it was a 6 liter engine. I just didn't understand that it was the size of the entire engine....and transmission.

On a serious note, after way too many months, she is ready to roll! Thanks to all that post information on the forum. Could not have done 99.9% of the work on this beast without the help.
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Old 10-21-2009, 07:00 PM   #2
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That mini will handle the 34 foot Airstream just fine.

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Old 10-21-2009, 07:19 PM   #4
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Cool Mini! Right hand drive, flared wheel weels with fat tires, mmMMmm...

Yeah, if that's a deisel one, you could definitely tow a 34-footer.
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Old 10-21-2009, 07:38 PM   #5
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Needs tow mirrors...
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Old 10-21-2009, 09:11 PM   #6
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Old 10-21-2009, 09:49 PM   #7
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The salesman said it was a 6 liter engine. I just didn't understand that it was the size of the entire engine....and transmission.

On a serious note, after way too many months, she is ready to roll! Thanks to all that post information on the forum. Could not have done 99.9% of the work on this beast without the help.
Hi, I think you missed it when the salesman told you the engine size is .6 liter. [Point six]
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Old 10-21-2009, 09:52 PM   #8
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OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'll keep our Tundra.
Thanks for the laughs.
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Old 10-22-2009, 07:12 AM   #9
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Will that tow the queen mary, what size weight distribution bars do you use, and your running gear will need to be rebalanced.

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Old 10-22-2009, 07:13 AM   #10
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"6 liters" = the size of the passenger compartment; not the engine!
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...and once you get her rollin', how much room does it take to STOP??? And, does the
AS push the mini or does it really tow the AS?

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When you get where you are going, you can park the Mini inside to keep it nice.
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Old 10-22-2009, 12:50 PM   #14
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When you get where you are going, you can park the Mini inside to keep it nice.
I never though of that. I wonder if a Pan American would carry our Smart. It probably doesn't out weigh a ATV by much.
Some one asked about weight distribution bars. We use a ProPride hitch. You can see in the photo that the WD bars keep the rear end up fine.
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