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Old 06-05-2011, 12:14 AM   #1
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What kind of toad to go with my vintage MH

As I work on the project I can't help but dream of all the places the dog and I will go... and when I do I'm always thinking about what type of second vehicle I want to bring along. I have wanted a MH for years and I always thought a dual sport motorcycle would be a great second mode of transport if I were ever to get an RV.....but with the dog that just won't do. My first thought on a car to tow was a vw bug(I miss my old bug).....and then I thought a baja bug would be even better! The only other thing I could think of that would be fun is maybe a suzuki samurai but it wouldn't be as vintage

So what do you think a bug, a baja or a sammy? If you have towed one before what are the pros and cons of what you towed?

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Type 181 "thing" How hard can it be?

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Maybe that motorcycle with a sidecar for the pooch? Have you seen Doggles, goggles made just for dogs? Cute, useful and I understand most dogs quickly see the value of wearing them.
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Old 06-05-2011, 12:37 AM   #4
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Maybe that motorcycle with a sidecar for the pooch? Have you seen Doggles, goggles made just for dogs? Cute, useful and I understand most dogs quickly see the value of wearing them.
I have seen the doggles they look cool. The idea of the duel sport would be that it could sit on a rack on the back rather than a trailer and I could ride in on and off road.
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i had a rail buggy, baha, 73 super beatle i have been looking but everyone thinks they have a gold mine.that said i use to pull a 1999 grandam.(divorce)
i now pull a 2007 chevy 4 door truck but daughter graduated friday so the end of child support is near. i have been talking to a neighbor about his 68 bug.
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Something about that dog says same year Jeep as the MH----never out of style.
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Something about that dog says same year Jeep as the MH----never out of style.
I was thinking the same thing, or a Toyota FJ40
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My old '47 CJ 2A (which I had fully restored, albeit with a more modern drive train) would have been a great toad. Wish I still had it.
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An AMC Pacer would look good behind that old beast LOL.
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Nice Ford Fairline would do the trick .
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There's something for everyone at our Back Forty Project Holding Area!
This one's been waiting since '95 after my son blew up the engine on his way to California.
It needs a little work...

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How about an older ford bronco?
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There's something for everyone at our Back Forty Project Holding Area!
This one's been waiting since '95 after my son blew up the engine on his way to California.
It needs a little work...

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That would be the best toad ever.......after I put a top on it and built another 1915 with dual carbs

This was my old bug with all that motor in it.
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That would be the best toad ever.......after I put a top on it and built another 1915 with dual carbs

This was my old bug with all that motor in it.
Swe-e-e-t old Bug!
I'm sure you could make my old Baja look as good as that after taking a weekend to repair/rebuild/replace every single part of it!
Except the towbar...that worked just great when I towed the Baja home from Kalama, now referred to as "Kalamaty", Washington...

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