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Old 10-09-2007, 09:48 AM   #21
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Uwe, I can call in sick tomorrow and we can go then. Milo
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Old 10-09-2007, 09:56 AM   #22
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OK. Let's find a suitable trailer...
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Old 10-09-2007, 10:04 AM   #23
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Uwe, I can call in sick tomorrow and we can go then. Milo
Milo,

You should call in sick even when you do go to "work". I can call in sick and help you guys, but I don't think it would be much help considering I am a few miles away.

Uwe,

Are you selling shares in your new opportunity, I heard str8strm did it with MOHO 2 and was successful in selling 180%....go figure....I am guessing you two are about the same level of deal making.....

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Old 10-09-2007, 10:40 AM   #24
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OK. Let's find a suitable trailer...
Uwe,

You will need a trailer that is at 16' to 18' long and at LEAST 7' wide with NO fenders, or a trailer that is 8' wide. The 20' argosy moho sits lower than the newer Classic models so you have to watch for fender clearance on the trailer. We got lucky when we picked ours up since even on our 7' wide x 16' long trailer the tires hung 3" over each side. You'll also need a double or triple axle trailer rated for about 9'000 lbs minimum.

I'd highly recommend chains and load binders along with 2" straps to hold the moho to the trailer. Thats how I tied ours down and it worked great. You'll probably also need a load equalizing hitch.

Oh yeah, also be prepared for a LOT of strange looks from people

Definitely post pictures as the saga unfolds.

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Why use a trailer??
just snag the powerplant from the wrecked burb and do a motor swap in the alley!!
Then drive that bad boy home!
Just thinking outloud!
That thing weighs less than my Excella,
Milo has a big truck; tow it home!
Get er done boys.
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Why use a trailer??
just snag the powerplant from the wrecked burb and do a motor swap in the alley!!
Then drive that bad boy home!
Just thinking outloud!
That thing weighs less than my Excella,
Milo has a big truck; tow it home!
Get er done boys.
The burb is gone, unfortunately. It's engine was perfect, though. Too bad.
Working on logistics... car trailers in my area are too small, commercial equipment trailers need air brakes...crazy world when things get 8ft wide.
The owner said that there is a wheel missing, possibly some brake or suspension stuff. Best to go for a ride and take a look, before showing up with moving equipment. Stay tuned.
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Old 10-13-2007, 06:49 PM   #28
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Originally from OR

This is a MH that I picked up along I-5 in OR some three or fours years ago. Sold it to the fellow in SD.
I brought her home on my 3 car flatbed. The towing companies will tow it fine, I had her moved twice on a flatbed, the type that pitches back, lowers and using the winch, pulls it upwards.
No luck tracking down original owners.
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Old 10-14-2007, 01:47 AM   #29
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uh oh... I'd check into the whole title thing too. Uwe, have you seen more pics than what's from Craigslist? I know the seller said "some windows missing"... but I wonder which ones? If it's the unit Fabofabo is talking about, and it was on ebay a while ago, it seems like its gone downhill fast (it was complete less motor and tranny when I saw it on ebay).

Funny, when I was thinking about it earlier, I was thinking about calling Uwe to help ME out! : >

I still think they're cute MH's though - I'd love to see one saved.

Hey, one more thought. Can it fit on a front wheel tow dolly? I don't know how long the front end is and if it would touch the back of your sub, but if it has wheels, you can pull the driveshaft and tow it that way. Just a thought.
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I have decided to pass on The MoHo, as empting as it was to get a small unit like that. My building's owners don't permit long term RV parking on their premises, and storage in and around the OC is sparse, and therefore expensive.
The other reason is that some of the parts missing are MoHo specific, and likely expensive and/or time consuming to find.
A front wheel is missing, as well as bumpers, grille and mirrors, plus windshields/possibly other glass along with more small parts.
Simply put, a bit more of a project than what I originally thought, without having free space to deal with it.
I already informed the owner of my decision last week, so perhaps someone else up to the challenge can contact him if interested in the MoHo.
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