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post #41 of 45 (permalink) Old 04-08-2014, 02:57 PM
Sold my Exige S
 
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The U-hauls I've had tow easy even with a V6. Gotta use four 2x12s for a safe ramp incline. What I hate most is my Exige's splitter has to removed else it will smack the trailer's wheel chocks. I've even had to prop up the front wheels on some of these just so the bottom of the front clam would clear those massive chocks.
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i do have a splitter, Ill have to see if it could be easily removed and securely remounted... looking at your picture, my car appears to be another 1-2" lower. How much clearance did you have in that picture?
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^ another reason to back on as it avoids that issue....

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How much clearance did you have in that picture?
Maybe 2-3 inches. I couldn't back mine on without having to remove the aftermarket diffuser, so I chose the easier of the two.
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Another reason to back the car on... The trailer is more stable with a greater amount of weight on the tongue. The back of the car weighs more than the front. A tongue light trailer has a greater tendency to sway back and forth.

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