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Old 29 August 2014, 13:04   #11
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To be fair the trikes are bloody lethal compared to the quads !!

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Old 29 August 2014, 14:43   #12
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Quads is the way to go.
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Old 29 August 2014, 15:22   #13
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I like this tow vehicle.

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Old 29 August 2014, 15:27   #14
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One of these would do the job, max tow capacity 385Kg.

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or diesel

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can't find tow limit for this one.
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edit; Just noticed post above, already got two! LOL.
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Old 29 August 2014, 17:25   #15
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It's dubious as to what you can tow with a trike-I used to have one that could tow well over a tonne without any issues, but it had a 2.1 litre Volvo engine and was taxed and licenced as a car as it weighed over 800kg. If it's licenced/taxed as a motorcycle, you'll find it's got a very restrictive set of dimensions on the trailer.

Probably a moot point anyway as I'd never tow with a trike without a diff. It's an accident waiting to happen.
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Old 29 August 2014, 18:51   #16
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Towing on private land its would be fine at slow speed but they arn't road legal. If you want something that's road legal and could double up as a second car try looking into a qpod (the 340cc model)
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Old 31 August 2014, 16:46   #17
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I used to have an ATC 185s. Can't believe I sold it. Fantastic machine.

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