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Old 08-15-2012, 11:15 AM   #86371
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i've seen pictures of people hauling boats with 300D's (non turbo)

in europe you tow with what you have, you don't go get a big gas guzzler to do it.

wilhelm's rated for 1800kg as he sits... that's 3,968 lbs (of course that's what he's "rated" at in europe, but i can replicate their hitch setup easily enough)
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Old 08-15-2012, 11:17 AM   #86372
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Old 08-15-2012, 11:19 AM   #86373
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i've seen pictures of people hauling boats with 300D's (non turbo)

in europe you tow with what you have, you don't go get a big gas guzzler to do it.

wilhelm's rated for 1800kg as he sits... that's 3,968 lbs (of course that's what he's "rated" at in europe, but i can replicate their hitch setup easily enough)
Ditto with 330's
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Old 08-15-2012, 11:44 AM   #86374
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Im also a bit on the crazy side. I've pulled trees out of the ground with the focus. Taken it down fire trails at speed, flipped a car over with it, etc. its able to do it, so why not?
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Old 08-15-2012, 11:47 AM   #86375
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I might just take you up on that. What's happening in hamtramck?
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sack up and get a roof rack lol
This. keep the sexy center exit ST exhaust.

Don't be in a hurry.. finish racing/training and wait for like 20 and rest a minute then put the bike on the rack.



Also if I recall correctly the only reason Klod's bike fell off is because he set it up on the rack and then walked away before securing it properly and it fell over. Had he put it on the car and clamped it down right away it wouldn't have fell
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Old 08-15-2012, 11:49 AM   #86376
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Im also a bit on the crazy side. I've pulled trees out of the ground with the focus. Taken it down fire trails at speed, flipped a car over with it, etc. its able to do it, so why not?
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Old 08-15-2012, 11:50 AM   #86377
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Also if I recall correctly the only reason Klod's bike fell off is because he set it up on the rack and then walked away before securing it properly and it fell over. Had he put it on the car and clamped it down right away it wouldn't have fell
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Old 08-15-2012, 11:56 AM   #86378
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See.. so don't be dumb with your roof rack and you'll be fine (love joo klod)

Also just went to ford and back to deliver some small parts... on the bike... yay paid bike rides.. also used the highway all 80 miles.. i guess i'm already used to highway riding lol
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Old 08-15-2012, 12:17 PM   #86379
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yes, visors are useful things.

going to become unsmelly and then loading up for a lansing road trip!

with a wheel in the passenger seat!
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Old 08-15-2012, 12:23 PM   #86380
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See.. so don't be dumb with your roof rack and you'll be fine (love joo klod)

Also just went to ford and back to deliver some small parts... on the bike... yay paid bike rides.. also used the highway all 80 miles.. i guess i'm already used to highway riding lol
nope, anyone who actually bikes knows that hitch mounts are the way to go.

hence why I sold roof rack to buy hitch rack.

it wont earn you hipster scene points but its so much more useful!

plus hitch racks come with built in bottle openers.
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