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Old 05-20-2007, 02:55 PM
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Common sid did you cut and paste that?
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captkeven - 5/20/2007 3:29 PM Common sid did you cut and paste that?
No it's for real, butyou have to get the towing package or all you can tow is a cessna [img]../images/emoticons/biggrin.gif[/img]
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captkeven - 5/20/2007 3:29 PM

Common sid did you cut and paste that?
Hey, I saw that same guy at a plane ramp trying to launch that plane.

He's offered to tow my 58 back from FL if it doesn't sell.
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did he have enough pfd's for all passengers, ya know parachute flotation devices
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That VW has a 550 hp diesel in it [ no joke ]

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welder - 5/20/2007 4:33 PM

That VW has a 550 hp diesel in it [ no joke ]
Dayum, 550 HP in a Tour Egg?

Seriously, what for?
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welder - 5/20/2007 4:33 PM That VW has a 550 hp diesel in it [ no joke ]
Dayum, 550 HP in a Tour Egg? Seriously, what for?
To tow planes dumba$$[img]../images/emoticons/confused.gif[/img]
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Not likely. Thats around 700,000 to 850,000 lbs, depending on the model. behind that 2,500 lb plus or minus thing.
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My Gal - 5/20/2007 6:25 PM

Not likely. Thats around 700,000 to 850,000 lbs, depending on the model. behind that 2,500 lb plus or minus thing.
Specs list that Toureg's curb weight at 5924 lbs.

Unless this is some one-off special model, it doesn't have 550hp. It's a 4.9L V-10 turbodiesel making 310hp and 553 ft-lbs torque with all-wheel drive. It's actually rated to tow about 7500 lbs.

But it's still a VW.
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My Gal - 5/20/2007 5:25 PM

Not likely. Thats around 700,000 to 850,000 lbs, depending on the model. behind that 2,500 lb plus or minus thing.
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It has a special weight distributing hitch [img]../images/emoticons/biggrin.gif[/img]
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Not likely. Thats around 700,000 to 850,000 lbs, depending on the model. behind that 2,500 lb plus or minus thing.
Specs list that Toureg's curb weight at 5924 lbs.

Unless this is some one-off special model, it doesn't have 550hp. It's a 4.9L V-10 turbodiesel making 310hp and 553 ft-lbs torque with all-wheel drive. It's actually rated to tow about 7500 lbs.

But it's still a VW.
Probably could make it move, but for grins, if it is a 747x model, you are at 1, uno, million pounds if at max t.o. wt.

I know, it ain't real.
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