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Old 06-07-2019, 02:04 PM   #1
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When you compare two vehicles of equal towing capacity, what would make one better than the other for ease of towing? Overall vehicle weight? HP? Shocks?
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Old 06-07-2019, 02:21 PM   #2
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When you compare two vehicles of equal towing capacity, what would make one better than the other for ease of towing? Overall vehicle weight? HP? Shocks?
Color. Truly. I could buy the best, cheapest, highest rated tug and if I hated the color, I'd hate the tug.
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Old 06-07-2019, 02:36 PM   #3
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Color. Truly. I could buy the best, cheapest, highest rated tug and if I hated the color, I'd hate the tug.
Me, too, that's a high priority! Especially since I already changed the belly band trim to red. But it doesn't do a lot to cushion the ride. So let's say the two vehicles have equal towing capacity AND are both the same preferred color.
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Old 06-07-2019, 03:08 PM   #4
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Me, too, that's a high priority! Especially since I already changed the belly band trim to red. But it doesn't do a lot to cushion the ride. So let's say the two vehicles have equal towing capacity AND are both the same preferred color.
Hi: Bobbie54... The RIDE!!! I finally figured that out. If you're not comfortable... what a bad trip you're on. Alf
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Old 06-07-2019, 03:18 PM   #5
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Hi: Bobbie54... The RIDE!!! I finally figured that out. If you're not comfortable... what a bad trip you're on. Alf
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That's what I'm asking. What makes one ride better than the other? Heavier vehicle? Better ride without a trailer attached to start with? Stiffer without the trailer? I can't test drive with a trailer in tow.
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Would you prefer an SUV or a pickup truck?
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Equal towing capacity, I'd look to which had longer/wider wheel base.
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Would you prefer an SUV or a pickup truck?
SUV. Though a Ridgeline might be in the running. It has to be my daily driver, too.
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Equal towing capacity, I'd look to which had longer/wider wheel base.
Thanks, that's the kind of thing I want to know.
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SUV. Though a Ridgeline might be in the running. It has to be my daily driver, too.
What size SUV. Large like a Ford Expedition/ Chevy Tahoe or mid-sized?
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