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Old 03-14-2011, 11:25 PM   #1
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hey all. just here to ask if you think it would be safe to put about 1500lb of concrete in my trunk lol im going to check the manual tomorrow but assuming it is above 1500 do you think it would be a good idea to make a 5 mile trip with that much weight in my trunk. i know it will fit, but im not sure about the new shocks and putting that kind of load on the airride self leveling. basically i just want to buy 20 of these


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although it does make it easier to park, i just line up the grooves and let go of the wheel lol. im most likely going to just have my mom trail me in the century and put half in each car but i just thought id post and get your thoughts.

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i know my ga says the max weight in the car is 900lbs same as my old cutlass
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I think two trips is cheaper than a new set of shocks and perhaps a coil spring.
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what he said
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lol like i said im gonna read the manual tomorrow. ill most likely have my mom follow me in the century. just curious as to your thoughts though. thanks for the input
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Pretty sure you'll find it says 900. It'* a sedan, not a half ton pickup.
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lol like i said im gonna read the manual tomorrow. ill most likely have my mom follow me in the century. just curious as to your thoughts though. thanks for the input
If you're moms following you with an American car with an ample trunk, why not put some concrete in there?
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lol while we're on the topic does anyone have any suggestions other than the pavers? i was thinking about woodchips or maybe pea gravel but i think that would just result in the neighborhood kids making a mess.... i need something that can be buried in 3 feet of snow and that wont be shoveled away too lol.
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Nope. Typically any aggregate you put in a muddy area is just going to sink in the mud when it gets wet. Concrete, pavers, or this stuff. "Grass road pavers" Pretty cool.

http://www.ndspro.com/permeable-pave...-grass-pavers/
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