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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby jjjonz » Sun Mar 17, 2013 2:58 pm

webbaldo wrote:Have I got the smallest car then? Surely not ?
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Pretty close .....but ceck this out .....


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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby M C Toyer » Sun Mar 17, 2013 8:44 pm

I had a Ford Explorer Sport Trac to tow my first 4 x 8 TTT / kayak and bike carrier, and a KIA Sportage to tow my 47 KIT.

I traded both of them for a 2012 Jeep Liberty w/ factory tow package to tow my current Log Cabin build.

I have a VW Thing out in the barn I'll probably tow the KIT with eventually - the VW's not running and the KIT's not finished so that will be my project for next winter.

Hope to have the Log Cabin campable in a couple more weeks and doc says I can hit the road again.

The Liberty gets 20-22 mpg highway which was comparable to my Sport Trac and it avergaged 17-18 pulling my heavy work trailer so expect about the same with the Liberty and Log Cabin.

Sorry about the pic quality - had the Liberty for 4 months and never photographed before. This was in the carport after dark.

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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby Socal Tom » Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:56 pm

Jeep wrangler unlimited.
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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby bdosborn » Sun Mar 17, 2013 10:02 pm

Dodge Ram 2500. She's getting a little old and crabby but I still love her...

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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby webbaldo » Mon Mar 18, 2013 6:36 am

jjjonz wrote:
webbaldo wrote:Have I got the smallest car then? Surely not ?
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Pretty close .....but ceck this out .....


http://www.subcompactculture.com/2009/0 ... small.html



now that is small!
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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby Oldragbaggers » Mon Mar 18, 2013 6:51 am

pappaw wrote:
Woodbutcher wrote:I just got this a few months ago. April will be my first test towing my Teardrop. I expect it to do fine. Mileage will be another thing. :lol:

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Sweet! :thumbsup:


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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby Oldragbaggers » Mon Mar 18, 2013 6:53 am

bdosborn wrote:Dodge Ram 2500. She's getting a little old and crabby but I still love her...

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Bruce, is that ATV sitting on top of a hard tonneau cover?? We have a Dodge Ram 1500 and would like to get a tonneau cover also, but couldn't figure out how we were going to carry our bikes in the truck with it on.
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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby bdosborn » Mon Mar 18, 2013 9:11 am

Becky,

Its a Diamondback cover and it's rated to carry 1800#. Best mod I've done to the truck as it's super handy. I have bicycle mounts on it and you can still open the back with the bikes on to access cargo. They have different tops, you probably don't need the 1800# model for bikes.

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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby Oldragbaggers » Mon Mar 18, 2013 6:02 pm

Just took a look at the Diamondback, Bruce. Thanks so much for that info. It looks like they have exactly what we need!!
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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby bdosborn » Mon Mar 18, 2013 7:56 pm

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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby Gage » Mon Mar 18, 2013 9:03 pm

webbaldo wrote:
jjjonz wrote:
webbaldo wrote:Have I got the smallest car then? Surely not ?
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now that is small!
I don't think so. :o

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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby Vedette » Mon Mar 18, 2013 9:07 pm

Just Great!
I will have to get mine out of the Garage too!
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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby webbaldo » Tue Mar 19, 2013 3:13 am

hehe great!
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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby b.bodemer » Tue Mar 19, 2013 9:15 am

F150!

Used for my td, then Scotty and now my cargo travel trailer:

http://cttraveltrailer.blogspot.com/201 ... begin.html

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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby legojenn » Tue Mar 19, 2013 10:55 am

webbaldo wrote:
jjjonz wrote:
webbaldo wrote:Have I got the smallest car then? Surely not ?
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Pretty close .....but ceck this out .....


http://www.subcompactculture.com/2009/0 ... small.html



now that is small!


You have me beat. I tow my trailer with a Chevrolet Avéo.
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