Towing by Fiat 850 Spider (Staged) - Fiberglass RV


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Old 01-19-2009, 08:22 PM   #1
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I thought I'd stage this Pic for you all. Here is my 72 Fiat 850 Spider in front of the Scamp 13.
Before you ask "No I don't to with this. It's 903 cc rear engine and bumper would not even hold the tongue weight much less the front bathroom.
This is just for laffs. Feel free to post and use at will.
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Old 01-19-2009, 08:26 PM   #2
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I had one of those when I was young and lived in North Chicago a LONG time ago.
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Old 01-19-2009, 08:30 PM   #3
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A friend of mine sold it to me a couple of months back and I've been having a ball with it. Although Parts are kinda hard to come by. But it runs like a top now. I just don't take it on freeways or interstates. If I stand on it I can get 60mph, but its real cool and fun to drive.
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Old 01-19-2009, 09:04 PM   #4
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You know, "Fiat" is an acronym. It stands for Fix It Again Tony.

Your pic reminds me of this old gem.
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Old 01-20-2009, 05:53 AM   #5
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You know, "Fiat" is an acronym. It stands for [b]Fix [b]It [b]Again [b]Tony.

Your pic reminds me of this old gem.
I bet he was upset when he discovered he'd left all the vents open. Think of the extra drag!
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Old 01-20-2009, 08:17 AM   #6
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Old 01-20-2009, 03:18 PM   #7
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Hey, that's one of those monster tow vehicles I've heard about.....

Here's a smaller vehicle towing (for real) a molded fiberglass trailer:


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300cc, 13hp and 850lb isn't a lot, but then that's not the front bath model of this trailer either.

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Old 01-20-2009, 08:23 PM   #8
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Jerry and Bonnie's setup and yes, they did tow the Casita with the 'Vette. Bonnie said it was scary to have the top down and see that trailer RIGHT THERE.
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Old 01-22-2009, 11:42 PM   #9
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Well, Fiat could be coming back to US via Chrysler. New Fiat 500 1.3 gets 65.3 mpg on the highway. Unfortunately, this little Chrysfiat would get close to 0 mpg trying to pull my Bigfoot TT.

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Old 08-27-2009, 03:26 AM   #10
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Jerry and Bonnie's setup and yes, they did tow the Casita with the 'Vette. Bonnie said it was scary to have the top down and see that trailer RIGHT THERE.

That is nothing. Take a look at this picture. The boat literature says 1700# and I know the trailer is 800# which gives 2500# without extras.
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Old 08-27-2009, 12:22 PM   #11
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Donna, I love that rig. I dream of a '69-'72 Vette to tow the Boler inspired by that story/picture.

It would be blue.
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This is not the camper we use today, but it was my first. I was a Junior at Ole Miss and a group of us decided to go camping in the Smokies. This shot was at Elkmont campground in 1970. We welded up a custom hitch for the back of the Corvette and we were on our way. That's a 1968 GTO beside my Vette.

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This is not the camper we use today, but it was my first. I was a Junior at Ole Miss and a group of us decided to go camping in the Smokies. This shot was at Elkmont campground in 1970. We welded up a custom hitch for the back of the Corvette and we were on our way. That's a 1968 GTO beside my Vette.

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Had me one of those Spiders many years ago.Bigger,fast as stink,but,as a friend waggishly observed(and,found out often to my regret..!),That FIAT stood for Fix It Again,Tony!!
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This is not the camper we use today, but it was my first. I was a Junior at Ole Miss and a group of us decided to go camping in the Smokies. This shot was at Elkmont campground in 1970. We welded up a custom hitch for the back of the Corvette and we were on our way. That's a 1968 GTO beside my Vette.

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