towing bmw 1 series

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  1. JohnM

    JohnM Read Only Funster

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    Hi guys, Do you think i could tow bmw 1 series 1300kg with my 30ltr merc rapido.I use a/frame at present would only be used in uk.Dont need car in eu.
     
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    If you mean 3L Merc you may just about be able to as long as the MAM hasn't been uprated. You'll have to check your rating plate and subtract the GVW from the train weight which will give you the maximum you can tow. It will be close though. :thumb:
     
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    Who's a Big Boy then.
     
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    Dont forget, the permitted weight of the trailer (or in this case the toad) is its gross weight, not what it weighs at the time.

    an empty 3 ton trailer, as far as VOSA are concerned, weighs 3 tons when on tow...even though its empty.
     
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