Lightweight Car And Trailer Combination

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  1. lorger

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    Seen this on a Motorhome Facebook page the car is plastic and weight is only 380Kg. The trailer looks interesting.

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  2. Manic

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    Yes seen those before, shame they only do them for the microcar.
     
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    Yes 'micro cars '. Aixim, Ligier,Attic etc.Very popular here as there was/ is no requirement for a licence.!!
    Micro cars "sin carnet" they are called here ( Means No licence )
    The only requirement now is a moped licence. Extremely popular with old people, usually the ones that can barely see:eek:
    You wouldn't want to be in an accident in one either, nor see one that has caught fire. The actually chassis is 1/2" box section. I've seen better & more substantial trailers.
    You can get all sorts including pick-ups & convertibles & the prices are eye watering for what it is. Then again they can charge what they like as the people buying them have no other choice . A 'decent' one here is dearer than a Ford Ka or opel Corsa:LOL:

    They sell 000's here & all to people that have never taken a test /cannot actually drive / could never pass a test/ cannot usually see too well. You even used to be able to drive them from about the age of 9 or 10 !!
     
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    The one shown is actually an " Axiom crossover " 9-10k euros here. :Eeek:
     
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    I will give them lots of room from now on. They sound a bit like a big mobility scooter with a roof. I must get one!
     
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    As a follow on from this post can anyone recommend a trailer to match up with the C1/Aygo cars. On Monday our Volvo XC 90 is being traded in for a Citroën C1 with the intention of towing it to Spain where we will be parked up for 5 months. In previous years we have left the Volvo parked up at home and used the van for trips out. Even with a panel van this is not always easy to do hence the need for the car, I also need it for nipping out to play golf.
    So looking for a trailer with a payload of 1050kg, that's 850 for the car and 200 for the awning and other stuff we take in winter.

    Mike
     
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    Ifor Williams CT 115 should give very close to what you want. We have one and carry a Vw UP. It is a single axle but tows very well. From memory gross weight is 1400 kg and trailer about 370kg.
    Dave
     
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    Thanks I will have a look.

    Mike
     
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    Say no more !!


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    That's an idea but where does the caddy sit.
     
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    "She" is cooking dinner,and checking that the drinks are suitably chilled, for your glorious return ! ;)
     
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    Can I tow one of those on an A frame in Spain?

    If not, why not?



















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    'cause the A frame is more substantial than the 'car':D
     
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    brian james micro max trailer and a 2009 Nissan Pixo total cost £3500 !! before the pixo we had a fiat panda. Also have had my 1996 Mx6 Mk1 on it to Germany 2 years ago !!
    Trail bought 3 years ago s/h c/w tie down straps, wheel and hitch lock for £1300
    In my opinion far better that an A frame and legal everywhere too !!
     
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    I cannot find any details for the micro max can you advise what load it will carry and the bed length.

    Mike
     
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    Hi Mike, here is the link for all the specs, www.brianjames.co.uk/range/range_

    cheers
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    I have been thinking of towing our Honda Jazz with a trailor but am not sure of the weights. I am pretty sure the m/h would cope alright ( 3 lt merc) Its either that or a caravan heaven forbid.

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