[Vwdiesel] Jetta Weight

Robert L. Coyle, Jr. wn5p at yahoo.com
Mon Apr 29 23:57:52 EDT 2002

--- Dwight Hayden <dhayden at charter.net> wrote:
> I've towed a car a lot of miles over the years using
> various methods.
> Personally I would buck up the extra $15 for the
> dolly as opposed to the 6 x
> 12 trailer.  (Assuming the 6 x 12 is a single axle)

No, it's a dual-axle. Four tires.

>  My first choice would
> be the tandem axle car trailer, but I understand you
> are trying to get by as
> inexpensive as possible.  A single axle trailer with
> a car on it could get
> into a very bad whip situation under certain
> circumstances, and cause you to
> lose control of everything and cause a bad accident.
>  Having experienced
> extreme whip, believe me when I say it is not worth
> it to save a few bucks.
> Also, in this day of litigation and lawsuits the
> fact that you misrepresent
> to U Haul the intended purpose  for renting the
> trailer could come back to
> haunt you in the event of an accident.

Again, it's a dual-axle, therefore safer. I wouldn't
think of using a single-axle trailer.

By the way, I don't intend to misrepresent anything to
U-Haul. In my history of dealing with them, they've
never asked what I plan to haul.

> Just my opinion based on some bad experiences :^)

Slow and careful.


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