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Old 06-28-2016, 02:00 PM   #1
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Cayenne tow 1969 31"?

Considering buying and renovating a 1969 31 International. I have a 2008 Porsche Cayenne. From what I gather, the weight is not problem. I am concerned about the length with the short wheel base. Advice? Experience?

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Old 06-28-2016, 03:13 PM   #2
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If it was me, I would contact Andy Thomson at Can-Am RV in London Ontario. I would go with whatever he said. He is also on these forums from time to time.


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Old 07-05-2016, 08:11 PM   #3
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pmclemore has good advice, a phone call to Andy T at CanAm will get you the advice you need. Personally I think you should be just fine provided you take some care with the set up (hitch, WD and payload) and use either friction anti-sway or better yet a ProPride or similar.

Andy's go-to hitch is the Eaz-Lift with 2 x friction sway control units. I ran with that configuration for a while with my 27FB based on his advice and was happy with it. I switched to a ProPride later - not because I felt the need to change but more because I had my heart set on a ProPride from the outset.

If you have an hour or two on your hands read this thread - Lots of good info here. I think I posted some pictures of Andy T's setup of a 30ft AS there. If you have further questions, post on that thread.
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Check out this vid. You will be interested at the 130 counter. The Cayenne easily man handles an out of control trailer. Wish I had one!
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