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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby AlgoDan » Fri Mar 22, 2013 4:51 am

Now that's a sweet combo unit for sure... :thumbsup:


tamnalan wrote:I use a jeep to tow my trailer, which in-turn involves a jeep towing a trailer.

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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby Flash » Sat Mar 23, 2013 12:38 am

Hard to see, But I use a Saturn Vue, "Big V" as she is refered to around here.
She is a 4cyl, but she is tough.
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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby Roo Dog » Sat Mar 23, 2013 1:46 am

Hyundai Getz 1.4 litre.

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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby Verna » Sat Mar 23, 2013 1:43 pm

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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby Richard Miller » Sat Mar 23, 2013 10:46 pm

Eventually I'll be using my '55 T-bird for a tow vehicle when I'm going solo to car shows and long distance cruises, when the wife goes along it'll probably be her '11 Ford Edge
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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby Vedette » Sat Mar 23, 2013 10:54 pm

Great choice! :thumbsup:
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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby tamnalan » Sat Mar 23, 2013 11:12 pm

That Thunderbird does look nice! Should be a neat setup. Are those Halibrand wheels?

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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby Lonnie Mac » Sat Mar 23, 2013 11:29 pm

tamnalan wrote:
Gage wrote:
But do you us it or just show it. Looks to me that you just show it. Just another pair of trailer queens. :thinking:


How's this?

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I guess not everyone has kept up with all of your excursions. I for one LOVE this build! I had and old Willies M38 in my younger years. I sure wish I had it back. I would have a TD exactly like yours! Kudos my friend.

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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby Richard Miller » Sun Mar 24, 2013 1:06 am

tamnalan wrote:That Thunderbird does look nice! Should be a neat setup. Are those Halibrand wheels?

Enjoyed your signature. I think I'm decisive, but not sure.


Thanks, they're American Racing, Salt Flat Specials
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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby prohandyman » Sun Mar 24, 2013 2:17 am

I would like to use this...the wifey's new wheels. But center mount exhaust tips prohibits a hitch install.
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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby jackdaw » Sun Mar 24, 2013 7:34 am

Our tow vehicle took longer to rebuild than any of the trailers I've built... but we love it.

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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby tamnalan » Sun Mar 24, 2013 9:10 am

Thank you Lonnie! Yep, that was a true bucket list trip for me. My teardrop is very simple compared to most of the ones here - basically just a bed and some storage. There were a few M38s on that trip last summer - they would be better-suited for the long distance stuff than my MB is.

Jackdaw - that's a sweet setup too! What sort of engine do you have in the bus?
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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby Vedette » Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:28 am

prohandyman wrote:I would like to use this...the wifey's new wheels. But center mount exhaust tips prohibits a hitch install.
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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby jackdaw » Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:53 am

tamnalan wrote:
Jackdaw - that's a sweet setup too! What sort of engine do you have in the bus?


We're currently running a type 1 aircooled 1600 twinport with twin Kadrons...... However we're planning on swapping it for a Subaru water cooled unit to help with towing. :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: what does everyone use for a tow vehicle.

Postby rowerwet » Sun Mar 24, 2013 1:04 pm

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