A question about loading your vehicle




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    Default A question about loading your vehicle

    Here is a question. Which setup is better? If you need to move 2 tons. Would it be better to put 500Kgs in the bakkie(double cab) and 1500Kgs in the trailer or leave the bakkie empty and put the full 2 tons in the trailer?
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    Default Re: A question about loading your vehicle

    My opinion is to put the 500kg in the bakkie, otherwise the trailer will start pushing the tow vehicle around (even if the trailer is braked)
    corners do not get the trailer brakes going. crosswinds uneven road surfaces.
    The centre of gravity on the trailer load vs wheels also have an influence.
    you want your tow vehicle to have decent traction on the rear wheels

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    Default Re: A question about loading your vehicle

    Agree. Rather load the tow vehicle up a bit - it will give a much more stable towing experience

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    Default Re: A question about loading your vehicle

    Lusted for a Landy but the Pajero was sexier and bigger in the right departments, just like my Missus.

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