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Postby bobhenry » Sun Apr 13, 2008 2:25 am

"NOT RATED TO TOW" :lol: :lol:

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Postby Ron Dickey » Tue May 27, 2008 11:16 am

I added in earlier that I pulled with my Toyota Turck but with the Gas crunch and the Cluch bothering my knee and hip I am putting a hitch on my Carolla 2001 and will see if that will work just as well.
Otherwise I will see if I can find a used RAV4 or 4Runner with an Automatic for my long trip

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Postby jss06 » Tue May 27, 2008 12:10 pm

Use a 2003 Ram 3500 Short bed Single rear wheel with the HO Cummins and a 6-speed manual. Gets 23MPG+ on the highway empty and gets 20MPG pulling a 6x12 Uhaul. So I would be willing to bet it would be simular for a tear.
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Postby tddriver » Tue May 27, 2008 10:04 pm

Here is our current fleet of tow vehicles. They are all hitched and available. I don't quite trust the Caballero yet for long distances. I would like to swap out the 305 for a 327 or a 350 and replace the transmission. Then...maybe!!

The Dodge truck is a 4.7 liter and the Jeep is a 4.7 HO. They happily tow anywhere.

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Postby 01Sport » Wed May 28, 2008 1:28 am

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Your Grand is very, shall I say, pretty...:awesome:
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Postby Ma3tt » Tue Sep 02, 2008 11:06 pm

Ok one step closer Front end rebuilt Rear end rebuilt. Air bags in the rear dropped 2" all around feels pretty good. next........ the bank
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Porsche Tow

Postby kevinduffy » Wed Sep 10, 2008 7:02 pm

Looking through all of these posts, I see some nice tow vehicles...but...

No Porsches!

I'll be towing with a Porsche 924S - the only problem is making the Tear narrow enough to see around it in the mirrors of the little car. I may be forced to go with a 4x10 due to the mirror issue. I have a 4x8 motorcycle trailer that I will fix up this weekend with a 5' piece of plywood across the front, drive it around and see what I can see. I would rather have the 5' than a 4', but...we shall see.

Planning the Trip Of A Lifetime with the Porsche and the hand-made home-made Tear...

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Postby 2bits » Wed Sep 10, 2008 10:02 pm

Ma3tt wrote:Ok one step closer Front end rebuilt Rear end rebuilt. Air bags in the rear dropped 2" all around feels pretty good. next........ the bank
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Oh yeah, that's what I'm talking about! I love the old Chevelle Wagons! I got the idea for the moonroof in my tear from my old '71 Vista Cruiser (Cutlass) Wagon. Nice ride. :thumbsup:
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Postby Mightydog » Sun Feb 08, 2009 2:18 pm

Not the snazziest rig on the web, but it pulls like a dream and doesn't put us in the poor house when we go to the gas station...

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Postby 2bits » Sun Feb 08, 2009 5:00 pm

My new tow rig, I'll use the Stepside for short trips and the Town Car for anything over 4-5 hours. I get a max of 24mpg on the freeway without the teardrop, which isn't too bad.

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Postby mvperini » Thu Feb 12, 2009 10:43 pm

here is my tow rig 49 chevy .winter project, lowering the car to match the trailer :twisted:
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my other tow rig
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Postby 2bits » Fri Feb 13, 2009 12:21 am

It's hard to decide which one I like better! Gonna havta go with the '49 though. Just like me, if I really want to travel in style I take my old primer truck :thumbsup:
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Postby Shadow Catcher » Tue May 19, 2009 7:32 am

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Postby stomperxj » Tue May 19, 2009 9:03 am

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Postby NCrado » Tue May 19, 2009 12:17 pm

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