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Old 06-14-2006, 01:46 PM   #11
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and for the record, I would like to meet up with the MN crew at some point in time.
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MPG'wise, I doubt there'* gonna be much difference between using a trailer or a dolly (the difference in weight, but I doubt it'd be that much). When renting/buying either, make sure it has a braking system of it'* own if at all possible. That'll help save on the "slam" worries you mentioned.

Where in MN?? I ain't the best at making it to mini-meets, but if you're in the area of The Cities you'll be where all the action tends to be
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MPG'wise, I doubt there'* gonna be much difference between using a trailer or a dolly (the difference in weight, but I doubt it'd be that much). When renting/buying either, make sure it has a braking system of it'* own if at all possible. That'll help save on the "slam" worries you mentioned.

Where in MN?? I ain't the best at making it to mini-meets, but if you're in the area of The Cities you'll be where all the action tends to be
? How would you know where the action is :P
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Oh boy.. the MN'rs have already hijacked your thread.


U haul wouldn't rent until they knew what was going to be pulling the trailer and what would be on the trailer. They will not rent if the two are not capable due to liablilty.

What are you planning on pulling the dolly/trailer with?
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What are you planning on pulling the dolly/trailer with?
Bill, that'* the stupidest question you've asked. Look where he'* living, he'* probably going to use a pack mule to pull the Bonne. But I don't know where he'll put the hitch, there'* no place for the ball
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I'm actually from Minnesota, I've been out in AZ for the last 2 years. So I'm coming home I'm from West St. Paul originally, but i'll be living in woodbury this time around... Right off of 494 and Valley Creek Road.
Bill, we'll be using the u-haul or budget truck, or penske, or whatever else we find that works, my girlfriend and I are both moving up, so she has a truckload of crap, and I can fit almost everything into my car, go figure huh?
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my girlfriend and I are both moving up, so she has a truckload of crap, and I can fit almost everything into my car, go figure huh?
Sounds like you should be all set. I know they have trucks plenty capable of hauling GF crap and a bonnie with an AZ stowaway on board. (Bob..remember to bring some extra Mtn Dew for the ride)
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when I checked with U-Haul, they would not rent me a 2-wheel dolly, said the Bonneville was not approved for it'* use, too big. the same was said for the vehicle trailor.
edit" they said those devices are approved for compact and midsize cars. They have a list of vehicles that they cannot use their dolly/trailors for. Bonnevilles are on that list.
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Huh? No trailor at all?
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Huh? No trailor at all?
call and confirm, but that is what I was told 3 months ago.
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