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Old 06-24-2007, 05:42 PM   #1
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Well, I just got my new toad (2007 Pontiac G6) outfitted with a Blue Ox system for towing. Went with the new 10,000lb with thew ball connection. Wiring will be completed tomorrow or the next day and I'll be ready to hit the road four down. No more dollies for me. THe only dolly I want will be in the passenger seat!Can't wait to give the system a thorough road test.
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Well, I just got my new toad (2007 Pontiac G6) outfitted with a Blue Ox system for towing. Went with the new 10,000lb with thew ball connection. Wiring will be completed tomorrow or the next day and I'll be ready to hit the road four down. No more dollies for me. THe only dolly I want will be in the passenger seat!Can't wait to give the system a thorough road test.
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Old 06-24-2007, 05:44 PM   #3
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">THe only dolly I want will be in the passenger seat! </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

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ahhh . . . the Oprah car! Very nice
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Junior:
Well, I just got my new toad (2007 Pontiac G6) outfitted with a Blue Ox system for towing......

Can't wait to give the system a thorough road test. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Just curious, how much does that little beauty weigh? And, what are you using for a toad braking system???
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Curb weight is about 2600 GVW is 4.000....Installing a Brake Buddy.
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We just started tow our new G6 too and so far its a great toad. Have not removed the one specified fuse yet, but leaving on a longer multi day trip so may have to this time. They recommend you run the engine 5 minutes each morning before leaving and at every gas stop.
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Junior, You are a little low on your weights:

DIMENSIONS:
Wheelbase: 112.3 in
Length: 189.1 in
Width: 68.9 in
Height: 57.1 in
<span class="ev_code_RED">Curb weight: 3569 lb </span>

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Th weight mentioned in the article is for the GT version of the car. The regular v-6 car is supposed to be between 3300 and 3400 lbs I believe.
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When calculating weights of a toad be sure to add the "fudge factor" over what the brochure sez. This is the difference of any additional add ons, and primarily those things that get stored there when in transient.

Fudge Factor will normally be 300-500 LBS.

Been there done that.

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