[ROVERNET - UK] 3500S Pulling TC
kentkinard at verizon.net
Thu Apr 10 23:22:35 BST 2008
After my little "incident" in 2001 (rolled the Range Rover three times
and the trailer with another Range Rover aboard two and one half times,
completed the trip by helicopter) my wife won't let me tow with anything
less than the one-ton Ford. I am piecing together another Rangie for a
daily driver and the first thing she said was, "Don't even think about
towing with it!!"
Hank and Sally Manwell wrote:
> Attempting to rent a trailer from U-Haul can be really frustrating,
> given their rules. I tried to rent a tow dolly from them once to tow
> a Volvo 240 wagon behind my Volvo 760 Turbo wagon. The Volvo turbo
> was rated on their books for a 3300# tow. The 240 weighed 2800#,
> which plus the weight of the tow dolly, would have exceeded the 3300
> limit by 100#. A friend with a Chevy Suburban came to my rescue for
> the 240 rescue mission.
> So under U-Haul rules, you'd be out of luck towing the 2000TC behind
> the 3500s. I'd be interested in who else would rent you a trailer -
> or tow dolly - for that combination.
> I've finally bought my own Aluminum trailer as well as a tow dolly.
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