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Old 07-02-2020, 04:57 PM   #1
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Just was sent this pic of a 5'r tow hookup..

I am continually amazed at what people will do to go camping...
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I am continually amazed at what people will do to go camping...
Nice outfit - looks pretty well balanced but I hope the trailer is under 40í.....
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Hmmmm..... wonder what will happen the first time he hits the brakes?
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Here is one from reddit. Not nearly as bad and would probably be fine at low speeds.


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The Harley is probably insured for more than itís worth..
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Boy, neither picture looks photoshopped to me. Both setups are shakey for sure. The car with the 5th wheel??? Just mind boggling. So is the truck towing a trailer towing a dolly towing the utility trailer with the Harley. That is quadruple towing if I count right.
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Boy, neither picture looks photoshopped to me. Both setups are shakey for sure. The car with the 5th wheel??? Just mind boggling. So is the truck towing a trailer towing a dolly towing the utility trailer with the Harley. That is quadruple towing if I count right.

Ha. I didn't even think of a photochop. The trunk lid of the car was probably welded to the quarter panel and sill of the window. I don't see the gap of the trunk lid and the body. It would have to be welded because with all that weight the trunk lid would separate from the car.
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Did anyone else notice the ratchet straps holding the hitch on in the first photo??
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Did anyone else notice the ratchet straps holding the hitch on in the first photo??
Qualifies as safety chains under the modified rules I like the guy on the sidewalk appraising the whole thing.
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When I question what the modern trucks will tow I always revert back to memories of people towing trailers with station wagons lol. My dad towed a 20 ft sea ray cuddy with a 1979 camaro. People are crazy.
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I would have to say a very good photoshop job, or a very good body shop modification. Don't see the umbilical for brakes or lights, the weight of the hitch would buckle the trunk, pin weight on the hitch would squat the tires, they appear to have virtually no load. The coil spring or torsion bar suspension would be non funtional, as blocks would be required to maintain the height shown.
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Another give away, is the jacks are not shown in the picture. The car was probably backed under the hitch, and the jacks let down enough to make it appear it was connected. Just a prank by some enterprising prankster.
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When I question what the modern trucks will tow I always revert back to memories of people towing trailers with station wagons lol. My dad towed a 20 ft sea ray cuddy with a 1979 camaro. People are crazy.
My dad towed trailers with his '69 Chevy Nomad!
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The first picture probably started with "I know where you can get a free trailer, but it has to go tonight!"
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