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Old 12-17-2019, 12:37 PM   #270 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by NeilBlanchard View Post
It IS an advantage. You can have a lightweight tractor, and attach to tow hitch in the right location - and all the weight of the tow load transfers to the tractor wheels.

All else being equal - the tow hitch points must be the same height IF you want to test the actual towing power.
Not a test of towing power, a test of dead weight and traction. A towing test would be to hook a max rated trailer up with a big frontal aera and go up a mountain pass to check power, down the other side to check braking, or down a flat piece of interstate to check economy. TFLtruck on u-tube does these tests very fair and consistently for most trucks, I look forward to their test of the Cybertruck in 3 years.
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