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Old 09-15-2019, 04:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Towing with Panache...

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Old 09-15-2019, 09:50 AM   #2 (permalink)
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sounds like a new Porsche SUV.
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Old 09-15-2019, 10:07 AM   #3 (permalink)
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"Panache" is not the word I'd use. "Catastrophe" perhaps.
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Old 09-15-2019, 11:29 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Umm... so many wrong things going on there... surely that’s not a stock powertrain he’s trying to pull that stuff with, right?
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Old 09-15-2019, 11:40 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Old 09-15-2019, 11:58 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Itís just a modern day version of this...




Where they differ is that the builder of the Metro knows how important adding embellishments are to the pulling vehicle...


Oh, and that adding another trailer thing...


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I didn't care until the Youtube video, but is there a source outside Facespook? Is it like this one?

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Like this then.

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Within a very narrow context, the gooseneck was a great idea.

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