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Old 08-24-2011, 09:56 PM   #21
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Should have bought a gooseneck. I do 85 mph everywhere and have no issues with wind.
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Looks better than my car even after the rollover.
If you read the CR.net thread (I did at work, obv.) - the issue is clear. A woman was driving.
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Hope he had towing coverage.
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Hope he had towing coverage.
he probably didn't, just like most people who claim to have "full coverage" have some bullshit policy that they've never actually read. It's easier to tell everyone you have "full coverage" and be completely ignorant of UM and all the other must haves.
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he probably didn't, just like most people who claim to have "full coverage" have some bullshit policy that they've never actually read. It's easier to tell everyone you have "full coverage" and be completely ignorant of UM and all the other must haves.
Love my full coverage with USAA, i get ~75+% value on all parts that are "bolted to the car and can not be removed with out tools" as long as i have photos of it on the car.
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Wow - chances of me getting a tow rig now: decreased. Look how close the trailer came to landing on the cab!
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That really sucks, poor car.
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Old 08-25-2011, 08:55 PM   #28
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Wow - chances of me getting a tow rig now: decreased. Look how close the trailer came to landing on the cab!
um, have you ever towed anything with a gooseneck?
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um, have you ever towed anything with a gooseneck?
I've never towed anything but a 4'x4' Harbor Freight trailer. I don't even know what a gooseneck is - is that good or bad? Is this a situation where this whole thing could have been avoided by using the right equipment?

**EDIT** Just educated myself on gooseneck hitches. Looks like a good investment.

http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-p...ck-hitches.htm
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I've never towed anything but a 4'x4' Harbor Freight trailer. I don't even know what a gooseneck is - is that good or bad? Is this a situation where this whole thing could have been avoided by using the right equipment?

**EDIT** Just educated myself on gooseneck hitches. Looks like a good investment.

http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-p...ck-hitches.htm
it's a breeze. like I've said many times before, I cruise at 85 mph all day no problems
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Looks like
1) No weight distributing hitch - FAIL
2) No sway control - FAIL
3) MOST of the damage to the Miata could have been avoided if it had been STRAPPED DOWN - HOLY FAIL
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Clearly the person who bought the car is a complete ******* tool. The car is probably better off this way rather than being owned by him.
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