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Old 03-28-2007, 10:32 PM   #43
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Well, ok so enough allready question my sanity, and having once towed my 1973 31 Sov with a blazer, I now have the power and capacity...but I fear people still stop and stare. I now have a 1990 F350 with the big diesel. Maybe its the fact that it is a retired ambulance that might be hard to disguise. I reckon the red lights have to go...but my wife is insiting on a desert tan military paint scheme...so we won't be conspicious
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Old 03-28-2007, 11:15 PM   #44
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Old 03-28-2007, 11:22 PM   #45
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What a terrific feeling in that photo! Spring has arrived!
Sears should use it for an ad.
Love the cutie on umbrella detail!
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Old 03-29-2007, 08:16 PM   #46
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In a desperate ditch to camp, myself and my highschool buddies tow'd Dad's popup to the campground with a Honda Trail 90. One person driving, one on each side of the of the camper with their feet dangling. We any went about a mile but talk about the tail wagging the dog. I guess the Honda really wasn't towing, it was more an effort to stay in front.
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Ok, if my avatar doesn't do anything for you, Moonstruck... how 'bout this? My wife's 3000GTVR4 and our old Burro 17'?

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Old 03-29-2007, 08:42 PM   #48
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I tow a 17' catamarran behind my 73 Sovereign. In NM it is legal to tow 2 trailers as long as the middle one has brakes and the total length is less than 55 feet,which I just make.

#2 I sold a guy in town a 30' power pole. tied one end to my hitch and the butt end to a dolly. My friend insisted on riding it home to make sure it didn't fall off.

#3 The local sheriff told me about a guy who stole a backhoe, truck and trailer. The truck ran out of gas so he started pulling the truck and trailer with the backhoe. The sheriff thought this was a little strange, even for NM towing habits, at 3am.

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Old 03-29-2007, 08:51 PM   #49
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Oh my gosh, Roger! Think we should hook up the Caravel to Dave's Stealth? I don't think so
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Old 03-29-2007, 09:04 PM   #50
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Oh my gosh, Roger! Think we should hook up the Caravel to Dave's Stealth? I don't think so
No? Oh I think that would be great! Did you notice the strategically placed tree that blocks the view of the hitch? Yeah... they weren't really hooked up... the VR4 never had a hitch. Sure looks tough though, doesn't it?

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In the late 80's I had a 18' long x 7' wide Lowe john boat, with a 30 horsepower Johnson outboard, that I towed - and launched - with a Subaru Justy. Fortunately, the rear view mirror on the Justy was just high enough to look over the top of the somewhat low profile john boat; otherwise, I wouldn't have had any idea what was behind me. The Justy was almost invisible to a following vehicle. The ramps in Florida usually have a fairly easy grade - unlike some of our "45 degree" ramps here in Maine!
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How about this combination? Saw this over at the Tin Can Tourists rally last year.
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Yes-----there is, indeed, something called "Overkill!" No longer will we less noble dualie owners be looked upon with disdain!
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Old 04-03-2007, 10:30 AM   #54
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I occassionally tow my 1974 Corvette, (red of course), behind our 345 Motorhome on a Demco tow dolly. When I cruise through a small town with this rig, necks swivel. I think the Chiropractors love me. Lots of stiff necks.
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Old 04-05-2007, 03:12 AM   #55
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Hey guys:
I am getting a little bit of flack but I don't mind too much about my tow rig. I had my old rig taken by sis but she left the trailer so I found a 1976 Oldsmobile 98 with a 455 to tow a 82 34. I can't find a tow rating for the old girl but I am having no problems especally with power. Anybody actually have the tow ratings for the Olds? I will settle for Buick, Cad or Pontiac ratings, I expect they are the same.
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Old 04-29-2007, 10:20 PM   #56
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Hey there 4887. Thst is one of those strange little things about the old tow vehicles. There is another thread devoted to that so do a search, but the gist of it is your not off the mark at all with the vintage Olds. That beast has a rigid frame, plenty of guts, and heck, those remained the tow vehicle of choice for quite some time. Eventually the only passenger car remaining was the rear wheel drive caddies. I had a friend with a fine Mark IV that he used for his TV. Sure beatmy dad's 63 Rambler with the straight six that hauled our old Cruiser Incorporated cabin boat.
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