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Old 09 September 2005, 11:04   #1
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How Much Overhang

I need to transport some 8metre channels they are light enough to go on my roof bars but what is the legal overhang limit (front and back) car length about 4.5m so knocking for 6 feet either end!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 09 September 2005, 13:40   #2
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come on codders U must know
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Don;t you watch t.v. ?.....

.......you should leave just enough overhang to keep your Fosters cool
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You could phone your local police station and see what they say.....
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I need to transport some 8metre channels they are light enough to go on my roof bars but what is the legal overhang limit (front and back) car length about 4.5m so knocking for 6 feet either end!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I have seen plenty of lorries carrying stuff like this - also people with ladders - make sure they are properly secured and most important - tie red rags or similar around the ends so people can see them. Even better cover the back end with a prop bag!!!
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One good bit of advice,If the channel is flexable the wind will curl it up so if posible tie front down to car.Have you ever noticed someone taking bed matress on roof 50 mph totally folded in half
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how much overhang ?

how about this ? If you look closely you can see the CN Tower in the background . Now that is a large structure !
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Thank you Bern I think I can handle your suggestion
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If you look closely you can see the CN Tower in the background . Now that is a large structure !
Nope. Couldn't see it. What tower?

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how about this ? If you look closely you can see the CN Tower in the background . Now that is a large structure !
come on!!!!! stop posting pics of my mrs on this site!.....................shes the fat bird in the background, behind the ribs with the big tubes!
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