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Tenuous Towing 06 Dec 2021 21:02 #229081

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One night coming down the freeway towards Sydney about 3am, half a dozen of us were playing silly buggers trying to stay awake come over the top as you drop down to Joles bridge north of the Hawkesbury we came across a car or should I say we all nearly run over a car coming the wrong way up the freeway looking for his trailer, it was about 5 K's back less the A frame
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Tenuous Towing 07 Dec 2021 07:19 #229096

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Many trailers appear to be designed/built specifically to break at the A frame ... (crumple zone maybe?) either at the front of the chassis, or at the spare wheel carrier.
One (big name) trailer that came in for repairs was a heavy duty jobby, 3.5 tonne GVM. A frame was 150mm by 75mm; 6mm wall.
Four bolt Tow hitch had the rear bolts into a plate made from 3mm flat ...

The South Australian gummint supplied guide to building trailers makes for some entertaining reading, and goes a long way to explaining some of the failures that occur.
Be it firearms or V8 engines, the question is not "why should you have them?"
, but "who are you to demand that I justify them?"
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Tenuous Towing 07 Dec 2021 07:45 #229099

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Very neat indeed.

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Tenuous Towing 07 Dec 2021 08:08 #229101

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If only he could have found a piece of hardwood!
Oh I remember hardwood costs more than pine.
I have my shoulder to the wheel,
my nose to the grindstone,
I've put my best foot forward,
I've put my back into it,
I'm gritting my teeth,

Now I find I can't do any work in this position!

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Tenuous Towing 07 Dec 2021 16:36 #229127

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A drink of Linseed will help it be more flexible.
Cheers Cobba & Cobbarette
Coopernook, The Centre of our Universe.
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Tenuous Towing 07 Dec 2021 23:04 #229148

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Looks to be a good tight fit so wooden rattle !!!
Bob,
I do not know how I got over the hill without ever getting to the top.
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Tenuous Towing 08 Dec 2021 06:32 #229152

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Tenuous Towing 08 Dec 2021 11:45 #229163

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You can dry your towels on the twin towel rails as you drive home from the beach.
I have my shoulder to the wheel,
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I've put my best foot forward,
I've put my back into it,
I'm gritting my teeth,

Now I find I can't do any work in this position!

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Tenuous Towing 08 Dec 2021 11:46 #229164

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Definitely a Lexus drivers engineering ability.
Cheers Cobba & Cobbarette
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Tenuous Towing 09 Dec 2021 21:11 #229235

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