Oldragbaggers wrote:That is a very nice profile Zach. I'm glad you're feeling better.
Reading this journal makes me more aware than ever how much I really am scared sh!tl3ss to do the electrical. I have absolutely NO IDEA what all that stuff is. I will be endeavoring to keep it as simple as possible to give myself less opportunities to screw it up, but perhaps I should take a class at the community college next semester so I can at least understand the fundamentals.
absolutsnwbrdr wrote:but I'm still well under the max towing capacity for my car.
Trentb wrote:I see you did the tongue extension mod. How long of tubing did you go with? By the looks I'm guessing 8 foot?
eamarquardt wrote:Your car is designed to stop with perhaps a 200# passenger in each seat and maybe #250 pounds in the trunk. A pickup perhaps a bit more. The towing capacity rating of modern cars and trucks might have more to do with emissions than their ability to stop.
If your trailer weighs more than about a third of your tow vehicle, you'd be wise to have brakes.
absolutsnwbrdr wrote:You better get started Paul! June 23-25 is the Tearjerker Birthday Bash. Looks like NJ, Maryland, and Virginia Chapters are getting together outside of Thurmont, MD. Just something to think about!
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