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Old 04-09-2016, 04:37 PM   #15
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There are numerous discussions on how to strap down a vehicle load. Some folks tie the wheels and allow the body to float on the suspension. The detractors have a problem with the wear and tear on the suspension components. They say to block the frame and let the transporter suspension do it's work. This gets real testy when the discussion is on race car transport. We ought to be able to hold our own here. Enter the air suspension transporter and the energy absorbing transport pallet. Or you could just tow the trailer with your soft TV and really enjoy the trip. But that requires a road worthy RV. Does all nighter/all weeker ring any bells? Pat

Sparks to Reno - should be able to do that slow and easy does it.
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Old 04-10-2016, 03:50 AM   #16
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Aye yie yie... I already moved the Silver Olive. Just towed her out myself - no troubles at all.

I was investigating having it moved for me so I could sightsee more easily along the way from AZ to NV - and because my new employer was picking up the tab. But the guys with the flatbed didn't end up having enough experience for me to feel comfortable with it and, the more I thought about entrusting someone else to tow it, well, I found my comfort level and did it myself.

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FunKill - good for you. Well done. Bet that smile feels great! Pat
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you made me think of something.

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Having put classic cars on flatbed trailers, I see no issues here. It would be interesting to know if it's winched on and how it is tied down given the fact that the belly pan covers the frame.
Totally trolling for my Argosy reno however Denis, you just gave me the idea that it might be a good thing to have tie downs accessible not only for transport but for our icky Florida weather.

Thanks for the idea!
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