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Old 10-24-2020, 04:15 PM   #1
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For the Weight Police... Can I tow this?

This article popped up in my Pocket feed today. Not sure of the back story, but WOW. Can I tow a 38' RV with an SUV? Apparently the answer is yes! Should you? Obviously not! I think the officers in the picture agree.



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I tried, but can't even form a response for this, but look forward to what some of you will have to say.

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Old 10-24-2020, 04:45 PM   #3
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Talk about putting the cart before the horse!

Damn that 30 day waiting period before AAA RV coverage kicks in!

It's okay, he installed a Blue Ox brake system in the motorhome.
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It's okay. I understand he drained his freshwater tank.
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Old 10-24-2020, 04:53 PM   #5
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It's okay. I understand he drained his freshwater tank.
And filled the black/gray to reduce the front end weight.
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No, you got it all wrong! The steering was out on the RV, so they put it on the trailer and used SUV for steering, the SUV was used for only steering, not pulling it!
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No, you got it all wrong! The steering was out on the RV, so they put it on the trailer and used SUV for steering, the SUV was used for only steering, not pulling it!
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Wrong, dead wrong. The suv has a blown engine and it's not pulling the RV, the motorhome is pushing the suv and trailer to get to the repair shop on the other side of the state. I don't know what wrong with you people, it's so obvious what's going on.
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The central RV facebook page contains a lot of made-up pictures and silly stuff. That picture should be captioned Stupidity knows no bounds, and sure appears staged.
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Looks good to me, the only problem is they need to put air bags in that SUV to level it out... LOL
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The central RV facebook page contains a lot of made-up pictures and silly stuff. That picture should be captioned Stupidity knows no bounds, and sure appears staged.
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The troopers were worried about the sparks from the rear dragging. Otherwise it was fine.
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That article has so many fallicies:

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The hitch weight is only recommended at 700 pounds on that Trailblazer… not only is a vertical force… But the horizontal Force when you’re taking off… And more so obviously when you’re trying to do a panic stop… Panic stop shouldn’t even be in this story scenario… Because the whole picture is a panic”

“You know what I think everybody’s forgetting… how in the hell did that Trailblazer stop over 28000 pounds of moving Mass going 60 miles an hour…. I bet those brakes were scorching”

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A V-6 suv pulling a 20-foot trailer pulling a 38 foot motorhome…
First - I can't tell for sure from the picture, but is that really a Trailblazer?
Second - If it is a Trailblazer it has a straight-6 in it, not a V-6.

And I don't even see that picture on "Central RV's" Facebook page.
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The photo; if photoshopped ; someone did a great job of the shadows on the road way , usually the first place I look for altered shots.

Anyway , they obviously took their idea from this picture taken a few years back in Canada's Atlantic provinces.
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