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Poor trailer loading

Post by scimjim » Tue Oct 25, 2016 11:33 am

Saw this excellent video on another site that demonstrates the dynamics of a poorly loaded trailer very well

http://m.imgur.com/dYz2tCE?r


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Re: Poor trailer loading

Post by greeny » Tue Oct 25, 2016 11:52 am

Awesome video and shows how easy it is to load incorrectly


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Re: Poor trailer loading

Post by steve bryant » Tue Oct 25, 2016 12:20 pm

my first hand experience of a badly loaded trailer will be my last one, we put the car on backwards and didn't allow for the engine weight being at the rear instead of the front. :oops: :oops:
let me tell you that once the trailer starts to swing you are in serious water, the only way i could stop it from swinging was to come to a complete standstill, by this time i had gone across the road into on coming traffic and eventually stopped on the grass verge.



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Re: Poor trailer loading

Post by philhoward » Tue Oct 25, 2016 3:19 pm

A badly loaded (and I suspect previously bent) trailer helped me prove that it is possible to do a 180 degree spin on a 2 lane motorway without hitting anything. It's not an exercise I intend repeating though.


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Re: Poor trailer loading

Post by ScimmyMike » Wed Oct 26, 2016 10:06 am

Tail wagging the dog springs to mind seeing that


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