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Old 02-26-2011, 06:27 PM   #57
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Our Ranchero was put into towing duties late last summer.
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Old 02-27-2011, 07:04 AM   #58
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Vehicle ground clearance, vehicle height, frame / unibody, weight, wheelbase, suspension, hitch type and how hitch is attached, brake module, cooling systems; Trailer weight, (height, width, shape) air pushed at speed, ground clearance, brakes, suspension type, shocks, trailere balance and tires, all effect towing.

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I am an engineer and understand standards. My only fear is that standards groups often become controled by manufacturers who's, understandably, primary interest is their own survial.

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Old 02-27-2011, 11:40 AM   #59
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Good to hear from you Ed!

No problems with the Ranger. Just really needed a four-door/four passenger vehicle and the deal for the Jeep worked out perfectly. Neighbor had the Jeep, neighbor's brother wanted the Ranger, so we did a three-way sale. It was easy and fast and everyone's been super happy since then (end of July).

Mini-me is great -- 21 months now so runs the household. Next scamp project is to add a bunk bed over the porta-potty so the side dinette doesn't need to be converted to a bed at night for a few more years. We really like having a dinette first thing in the morning -- regardless of who is or isn't up yet -- or being able to take a catnap on the rear dinette that always stays a bed.

Like the "basement", but might have to lose it -- need a good way to haul bicycles and a hitch on the back of the Scamp might be our best answer.

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