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Old 12-17-2019, 04:23 PM   #1
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Is this for real?

Isnít this one of the Polish campers? Itís a darling setup, but is it just for looks, or could they seriously be towing with a Fiat?Click image for larger version

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Old 12-17-2019, 04:50 PM   #2
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Is this for real?

The matching paint tells me is probably mainly for show, but Iíve no doubt it could be towed with the Fiat, as long as you donít tow too far, too fast, or too steep.

Donít recognize the brand, but itís not a Predom, which is the only Polish manufacturer I know. Fun!
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Old 12-17-2019, 08:50 PM   #3
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That Fiat is only 500CCs.
Check this out... Towed by a matching Trabby... even smaller motor and less power... Notice the "dutch door"
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Old 12-17-2019, 09:35 PM   #4
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I am sure that many have towed far more with far less !
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Old 12-18-2019, 01:16 PM   #5
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It aint horsepower that pulls the load Ö It's TORQUE. With enough gear reduction, you can pull anything Öwith good traction .. slowly.
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Old 12-18-2019, 01:56 PM   #7
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HaHaHa! That's funny. A pink toaster being pulled by a pink riding lawnmower.
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That Fiat got a Hemi in it?
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Old 12-18-2019, 02:38 PM   #9
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That looks like a German built camper, built to be towed by a VW bus. 1/2 in. pipe frame and thin aluminum sheet metal skin.
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That looks like a German built camper, built to be towed by a VW bus. 1/2 in. pipe frame and thin aluminum sheet metal skin.


I usually say you can tow just about anything with just about anything but safely and easily? Not necessarily and maybe with a lot of grief.
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My favorite combination is this much modified boler towed behind a school bus. There is a grill under the boler hood.
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That looks like a German built camper, built to be towed by a VW bus. 1/2 in. pipe frame and thin aluminum sheet metal skin.
Not an Eriba Puck. They are lower with a circular pop top for headroom near the front. Definitely appears molded to me.
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That looks like a German built camper, built to be towed by a VW bus. 1/2 in. pipe frame and thin aluminum sheet metal skin.
That's actually a Trabant attached, and I think they said the trailer was also from behind the iron curtain. It is in the Weiner's Micro car museum.
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My favorite combination is this much modified boler towed behind a school bus. There is a grill under the boler hood.
Oh, you mean a grill under the hood!

I was thinking, of course there's a grill, I can see it.
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Oh, you mean a grill under the hood!

I was thinking, of course there's a grill, I can see it.
Perhaps we can say thereís a grill behind the grille...
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While itís hard to be sure in the absence of emoticons, I took it as humor, since nothing derogatory was actually said.

Of course they were products of necessity, but some wonderful tiny trailers were produced in Poland during the Soviet era, towed by equally tiny, underpowered cars. Quite a few Predom Cadets made their way across the Atlantic, but the pink cutie is unfamiliar to me.
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