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What do you pull it with?

Postby Bill & Judy Saitta » Wed Jul 13, 2005 7:22 pm

Our teardrop weighs 650 pounds empty. We pull with a 4 cylinder Toyota Camry 2.2 L engine. We live in Florida where it is flat. Over the Rockys?
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Postby TonyCooper » Thu Jul 14, 2005 9:54 am

I plan on pulling our Cubby with a 1.6L Supercharged Miata. If the kayaks go with us then we'll use the 4.0L Ranger 4x4.
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Postby Rob » Thu Jul 14, 2005 10:57 am

I use a 1998 Honda Passport (Isuzu Redeo) with a V6 with 130K miles. No towing package, just a hitch and wiring done after market. I've had to climb 7-8% grades with no problem. 8) The TD only weighs about 700-800 pounds empty.


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Postby SteveH » Thu Jul 14, 2005 12:33 pm

A great big gas guzzeling Dodge truck. ;) Grades????What are grades?
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Postby cguardsman » Thu Jul 14, 2005 1:25 pm

i will be using a v6 dakota or jeep liberty.
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Postby Ben W » Thu Jul 14, 2005 3:34 pm

Land Rover Discovery V8. - But I only get 16mpg without pulling anything. I'd hate to see what I get pulling a big RV!
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Postby Michael W » Mon Jul 18, 2005 11:57 am

A 2005 Ford Explorer V6. Pulling the teardrop, I get about 15.5 MPG on the highway. This drops to somewhere in the 14s in the mountains.

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Postby nubwon » Mon Jul 18, 2005 5:43 pm

2001 F250 powerstroke. Hope its strong enough :lol:
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Postby JunkMan » Mon Jul 18, 2005 6:17 pm

We plan to use our TDI Beetle when the tear is done.
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Postby metoady » Tue Jul 19, 2005 1:08 am

1984 ford ranger 5.0 V8
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Postby len19070 » Mon Jul 25, 2005 5:23 am

I pull with a Dodge Dakota, 4.7 V8


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Postby Waliczek » Tue Jul 26, 2005 8:57 pm

I pull with a 2003 Dodge Dakota 6cyl, 3.9 Magnum
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Postby purplepickup » Tue Jul 26, 2005 10:10 pm

My trailer isn't done yet but when it is I plan to tow with this '61 Rambler American. It's got a Chevy V8 and disc brakes so it should handle the few extra pounds of the trailer I'm building.

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Postby Chris C » Tue Jul 26, 2005 10:14 pm

Way too cool, George.
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Postby madjack » Tue Jul 26, 2005 10:31 pm

...George,wow I just did a doubletake/flipout/spittake, my Dad bought one of those...new and it is the vehicle I learned to drive on...man wotta memory
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