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Old 07-25-2006, 11:18 PM   #1
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I want to lookin into buying one to hual my DJ gear. My partner in business is going to be pulling it with his Malibu Maxx so it has to be light and small. I won't be buying it now (or too soon for that matter) but i want to look into it now so i know what to look for later. I've got other thing to buy first with the cash, Like Logo work . So if you have any suggestions please let me know.
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I've had great luck with reliability and durability with Wells Cargo and Hallmark brand trailers. Are you looking to haul with the bonnie?
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probibly not the bonnie, i figured that Guys Malibu could handle the weight and breaking better (4 wheel disc). i just found out though that his car has a 1000lb max towing weight... might cause some problems.
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probibly not the bonnie, i figured that Guys Malibu could handle the weight and breaking better (4 wheel disc). i just found out though that his car has a 1000lb max towing weight... might cause some problems.
You could probably tow with the bonnie up to 2000 lbs, I know of a 2000 SSEi that towed a 4000 trailer cross country, but I wouldn't EVER suggest that.
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Really? i didn't think that the tranny would hold up to that. maybe it will have to go on the bonnie insted... its not like i'm going to be going long distance, and it will only be mabe once a month...
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Really? i didn't think that the tranny would hold up to that. maybe it will have to go on the bonnie insted... its not like i'm going to be going long distance, and it will only be mabe once a month...
you'll be good, just take it easy and remember that you have a trailer. Longer stoping distances and wider turns
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you'll be good, just take it easy and remember that you have a trailer. Longer stoping distances and wider turns
trailering is nothing new to me. i've been pulling boats every year from 16 on! just never thought i'd be pulling anyhting with a car... to me thats what a truck is for, but if its small enough i supose why not... i guess.
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you'll be good, just take it easy and remember that you have a trailer. Longer stoping distances and wider turns
trailering is nothing new to me. i've been pulling boats every year from 16 on! just never thought i'd be pulling anyhting with a car... to me thats what a truck is for, but if its small enough i supose why not... i guess.
same here. Between the cargo trailer, travel trailer and boat.... nothing new for me Does that mean you have a truck that you can tow with instead?
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no, i wish i did. once i finish school i want to go and buy a new pickup. can't afford it now though. so i'm going to have to bonnie for at least 2 or 3 years before i can own a truck.
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Weel, with all the junkyard runs made around here, and if you have access to a welder, I'd say go custom. Get an axle, some angle iron, and have fun....
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