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Old 07-07-2016, 10:16 PM   #1
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Double Take

I was pulling out of pilot refueling station today and a Toyota Tundra was entering pulling a Dutchman Voltage 5th wheel toy hauler with big back porch. Talk about David and Goliath, it looked grossly undersized for the load. Smh!
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Old 07-08-2016, 09:25 AM   #2
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Yikes! I don't understand why or how this happens lol...
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Old 07-08-2016, 10:29 AM   #3
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Yikes! I don't understand why or how this happens lol...
Maybe they had a good salesman
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Yikes! I don't understand why or how this happens lol...
I understand: this happens because some people simply don't know what they're doing.
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Maybe they had a good salesman

I think you're right!
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Old 07-09-2016, 07:57 AM   #7
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Love the cartoon! lol You are probably right about the salesman said he could. I bet the suspension will be shot in no time.
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You should have done your civic duty and let the air out of all the tires. That way you would be protecting society from the evil rv'ers.
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I saw all kinds of idiots when going to college football games. People have no clue! They just want an RV to tailgate and don't do their homework. Haven't got a clue things could fall apart really fast and kill someone or themselves.
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I had a neighbor that had a Dodge Dakota quad cab pickup. I was a really nice little truck that he used to go to work. He had a little pop up trailer that he towed and it worked really well.
He then traded it for a 28 ft travel trailer and when it was hooked up it looked very overloaded. My comment was that is too much trailer for that truck. He scoffed and said the salesman calculated the towing capacity of his truck and it was fine.

They were out with it a few times and the wife was not impressed with how it went down the road. Then one weekend they were coming back home and got into a pretty bad windstorm and the trailer started to sway and next thing they were backwards on the road and very lucky to not have rolled it.

He then traded the truck in on a Dodge Ram 1500 and I shook my head again as there is not much more of a suspension upgrade from what he had.

I never heard the story of what happened in between but 1 month later the trailer was sold. Some people just don't get it.
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When I sold my 31 foot 6,000 +- pound Prowler Travel Trailer some time ago, I gave the buyer the weight distribution hitch and told him he had to get a hitch installed on his pickup truck. He came back with a very light weight class 1 hitch that was loose as a goose. He said the dealer he went to told him that this was all he needed to tow anything, then he asked me what he should do with the weight distribution parts.

He insisted of taking the TT even after I suggested he go back and get his money back and get a real hitch installed. But he insisted on taking the trailer, so I had him write and sign a statement indicating I had recommended he not take the trailer with the hitch he had. He didn't even make it home with the trailer attached! The jack on the trailer got hung up on a railroad crossing and he had to call a tow truck to get it unstuck and the trailer hauled home.
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Your name is Mrfoto but you did not post a photo???
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Ya'll don't know what you're talking about!

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Ya'll don't know what you're talking about!

Notice the caption states it "helped" tow the shuttle. Some where in the back is the real power unit and the brake control for the dollies. Sort of like the parade float that has the reindeers prancing out in front of Santa's sleigh.

Wonder what would have occurred in the Tundra cab if the rockets on the Endeavor would have fired for a few seconds?
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