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Old 07-16-2017, 01:35 PM   #1
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Saw this setup the other day----interesting!

We saw this setup the other day, in a Walmart parking lot.

Don't know how legal it might be or how weight-smart.....but it sure caught our attention!

Tow vehicle is a Toyota Venza.
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Old 07-16-2017, 02:50 PM   #2
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Looks like the weight of the overhead is sufficiently supported and distributed. Someone actually put on their engineer's thinking cap for the design of the tongue structure.
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Wonder what the tongue weight is? If it isn't too much it would make a option to not use a truck, but rather a larger SUV.
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It's undoubtedly more than 350 pounds, the Venza's rating, hence the WDH. There's a big box on the back, which probably helps, but not great for stability.

I agree with KC that this one appears better thought out than other bumper-pull mods I've seen.

Is it just the camera angle, or does the loft look shorter than stock?
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It may be an illusion from the way the pinstriping is done. Not sure but I can say for sure I've never seen a round window...
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Not sure, looks like there might be an A/C above the propane tanks. Could be something else.
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