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Old 04-19-2003, 06:54 PM   #1
 
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Post Some more links about towing

Some have been posted before, some have not. (maybe)

Here are some of the many links where to get answers about towing and vehicles in general. Feel free to add your favorites. Some are for newbies, some are for everyone.

TOWING A TRAILER NHTSA guide online, Being Equipped for Safety (PDF Version 284K)

" Product Guide for Chrysler-Plymouth vehicles...." a lot of clear explanation of terms, simple drawings. Good for beginners, subjects like: "Specifying the Proper Vehicle, Types of trailers, Trailer Hitches, Safe Towing Tips" all about those GVWR, GCWR,.....

ANALYSIS OF THE IMPACT OF SUV IN THE U.S. with fun things like: Tow Ratings for Selected 1999 Models (cars, pick-ups,vans,SUV...), and Fatalities in SUV-Involved Crashes, 1980-1998, by SUV Size Category

Tow ratings (PDF files for model years 1999-2003 ) from Trailer Life

RV and Tow Vehicle Weights: an exercise in reality

GM trailering & GVW info

Physics of Automobile Rollovers
you can go directly to the punch line, or look at the nice color charts. You may even enjoy calculations of the type:
v t = 0 2 = g [ r + t 2 ( 1 - cos ? ) + h sin ? ] t 2 cos ? - h sin ? h cos ? + t 2 sin ? + 2 g [ h ( cos ? - 1 ) + t 2 sin ? ] (a lot of the greek letters don't show up in my text)

Engine Performance Degradation about the effect of altitude on engine performance. (it's about pop-ups, but a lot of interesting things about towing in general)
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Old 04-19-2003, 07:37 PM   #2
 
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Post Frequently Asked Questions about towing

Frequently Asked Questions about towing PART 1



_ HELP..... I've never towed before !!!!


Towing equipment basics


Some towing Q & A for newbies


Newbie Towing Questions


Newbie Tow Advice Needed (1)


Newbie Tow Advice Needed (2)


Another towing question


towing?


towing


Towing dread!!


Good towing/Bad towing!


Towing equipment basics


Some more links about towing



_ Can I tow my Airstream with that?


Tow vehicle rating


I'm upgrading my tow vehichle


What tow vehicle would you suggest?


Matching Airstream & Tow Vehicle


Tow Vehicle Question-for a 34 ft, 3 axle Excella


2003 Expedition as tow vehicle for 25' Airstream


Towing with 2003 Expedition?


What to tow a minuet with?


Minuet & Caprice - what do you think?


5.9L Jeep to pull 29' Ambassador?


What trailer for a Grand Wagoneer?


2002 Dodge
1500 QuadCab

Dodge Pickup ----need feedback please---


towing with a Grand Marquis


Land Cruiser Tow Vehicle?


Towing with a 2001 VW Eurovan MV....


Chevy Astro/GMC Safari as tow vehicle


speaking of towing with a car...



This is part-1 of the FAQ (see part-2 below)..... If you don't see it........ you are welcome to start "Next part:"


A big "Thank You" to Lou Leopold, moderator on the Open Roads Forum for showing us the way.
Here is a token of my gratitude:
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Post Frequently Asked Questions about towing PART 2

Frequently Asked Questions about towing PART 2


_ Hitches, Weight Distribution Hitches,.....


hitch question


Advice needed: hitch, controller, etc


Hitch and Tire Recomendations


Choice of reese Hitch system


Replacement Reese hitch bar


Blue Ox Hitches...


Hensley Arrow, will it help?


Equal-i-zer hitch


Need for Equalizer??


Equal-i-zer Hitch


Equal-i-zer or Reese Dual Cam Sway Control?


Reese dual cam problems


New Reese System for old truck and Trailer


Need HITCH help on a 59


trailer hitch height '68 Sovereign


Sway Control


Education on Sway & Weight Distribution


do I need sway control?


Sway bar help


Wow! Something changed......!


Towing Without Brakes?



_ Safety devices & why I need them:


Safety chain


Safety Tow Chains


Breakaway switch


The ultimate disaster - Airstream rollover



Towing with a 28ft Classic MH



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Old 04-19-2003, 10:29 PM   #4
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lots of work there Femuses thanks for the effort. May I call you the Queen of Links. My regards to Lou as well.
Think I'll search for that Open Road forum, what is its strong point?

Femuse would you like to be a moderator here?
Why don't you apply?
But if it happens please don't change your style.
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