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Old 10-23-2013, 01:00 PM   #1
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This is awesome!!!

VW beetle towing a camper - YouTube
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Old 10-23-2013, 03:30 PM   #2
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I saw a 1929 ford street rod with that setup once.
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Found it.
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Old 10-23-2013, 03:35 PM   #4
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I know it looks strange but what an easy rig to turn, you could practically 'push' the trailer into the parking spot looking forward, I think it's a grand idea...

Now how to do this with the bigger rigs and tows around today.... ???

Thinking caps ... ready? set? ...think hard!!




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Old 10-23-2013, 04:15 PM   #5
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My question is, what happens in a panic stop?
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My question is, what happens in a panic stop?
You throw the anchor out.
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You throw the anchor out.

Or you could find your Fred Flintstone ' foot stoppers'
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My question is, what happens in a panic stop?
Hopefully, the trailer has good brakes.

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That has been around for decades. The add is from the 70's. Look at his haircut and the massive cars in the background.
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I'd definitely be concerned about the roof peeling off in a hard braking maneuver. With that old Beetle, it's not likely under acceleration loads.

This video keeps showing up every 5 or 6 years as a "Wow". I think I first saw it in the early 1970s. The 1200cc Beetle had a hard time making 60 mph in less than a couple of days. I dread to think what the performance was with that great lump attached.
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I don't see no duck
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I don't see no duck
In case you are not being funny: ( you might be and i didn't get it)

In a panic stop, duck your head, because the camper will soon be in your back seat!
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