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Old 12-01-2012, 06:10 PM   #5671
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Anyone have a newer Ford van with the small V8? 4.6?

How is it with a load, 4 guys, trailer, bikes and gear.

Mileage?
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Old 12-01-2012, 08:50 PM   #5672
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Anyone have a newer Ford van with the small V8? 4.6?

How is it with a load, 4 guys, trailer, bikes and gear.

Mileage?
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Old 12-02-2012, 12:05 AM   #5673
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Old 12-03-2012, 08:04 PM   #5674
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:17 PM   #5675
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What kind of hitch/trailer setup is that? Looks like the platform is hinged and the trailer tires are on casters. I have only seen one setup like that before, it was an extension on a 5th wheel and it made funny arcs when in a turn
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Old 12-03-2012, 11:28 PM   #5676
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What kind of hitch/trailer setup is that? Looks like the platform is hinged and the trailer tires are on casters. I have only seen one setup like that before, it was an extension on a 5th wheel and it made funny arcs when in a turn
It is a 1947 Harris single wheel trailer with the original California license plate.. The wheel pivots and the trailer mounts to 2 points on the bumper. Google single wheel trailer.
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Old 12-03-2012, 11:36 PM   #5677
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What kind of hitch/trailer setup is that? Looks like the platform is hinged and the trailer tires are on casters. I have only seen one setup like that before, it was an extension on a 5th wheel and it made funny arcs when in a turn
http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=324586
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Old 12-04-2012, 05:55 AM   #5678
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What kind of hitch/trailer setup is that? Looks like the platform is hinged and the trailer tires are on casters. I have only seen one setup like that before, it was an extension on a 5th wheel and it made funny arcs when in a turn
http://www.singlewheel.com/
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Old 12-04-2012, 10:40 AM   #5679
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Old 12-06-2012, 09:06 AM   #5680
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Not what I was thinking was gonna happen but nifty nonetheless



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Old 12-06-2012, 09:21 AM   #5681
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weird setup.
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Old 12-06-2012, 10:22 AM   #5682
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weird setup.
I would call that an answer to a question no one ever asked.
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Old 12-06-2012, 12:08 PM   #5683
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I remember seeing that many years ago . I wonder how they held up . IIRC , its called a Boaterhome.
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Old 12-06-2012, 12:15 PM   #5684
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I just saw that on the road in Henderson, NV back on Halloween. Maybe not that exact one, but the exact same setup. Almost got a photo, I was trying to do a time lapse on the GoPro for the drive to Vegas. I didn't have the camera set right and missed the whole trip.
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Old 12-06-2012, 02:13 PM   #5685
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I remember seeing that many years ago . I wonder how they held up . IIRC , its called a Boaterhome.
+1 - I remember seeing it in popular mechanics or something way back when...
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