Help with weight plate

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  1. chopper602

    chopper602 Funster

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    This is the weight plate inside my motorhome

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    I understand the first line as the maximum laden weight and the last two are maximum weights over the axles. Whats the 5500kg line? Total train weight if towing ??
     
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    Yes, that is the maximum train weight ( if you tow a trailer etc )
     
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    correct.. train weight.. max overall of vehicle and trailer..
     
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    Ok, thought so. About to load up for Euro trip and although I have visited the weighbridge just after we got the van (loaded up for first Uk trip), I'd like to make sure we're not overdoing it . . .
     
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    Wise move.. Get stopped over the water and its a cash fine on the spot plus unload any excess weight... !
     
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    And I'd get some weedkiller for that grass..............:sneaky:
     
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    Last time, I had 100% water and 100% fuel and I had about 120Kg spare. I don't intend filling the water up anymore than 50% this time.

    (by the way that is a bit of astroturf cut to size on top of the doormat!)
     
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