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I just want to brag a bit since we all love our Touaregs.
2005 Touareg V6 287,000 miles
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My big truck is in the shop so I had to move this equipment. I towed my equipment trailer with a skid steer on top up a rather steep gravel incline with no struggling or tire slip. Trailer and machine is about 8000 pounds.
Booyah!! Done
 

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I love seeing our Touaregs at work
 

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Very cool landcruiser!
 

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Also a tow for a friend...
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Tanks, I love'em! I was wizzing down the highway yesterday in the Q7 and it was super gusty, I was talking with the wife and we both concluded the Touareg felt heftier on the highway at high speeds and in heavy wind. (Perhaps the Q7 being elongated affects it's aero characterisics differently.)
 

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Also a tow for a friend... View attachment 238307
This set up can be very dangerous as the dual axle trailer is not level and it appears (but may not be due to the unlevel trailer) very nose heavy. Under this condition the rear trailer axle an be unloaded and the trailer very unstable, especially when braking. If the dual axles reach their limits of weight shift and the rears are suddenly unloaded and the CG of the trailer is shifted in relation to the loaded axle.
 

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The tongue weight was less than 250lb, two of us picked it up easily, and we are parked in a bit of a dip, which accentuates the appearance.
 

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I meant the weight on the trailer and the front axle was carrying most of the load because the rear axle was bound and not carrying the weight. 250 lbs is too light for this load.
The dual axle trailers must be level so that each axle shares the load.
Sometimes the combination of the forward loading, dip in the road and slowing down results in uncontrollable swaying. Ask How I know...
 

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Tanks, I love'em! I was wizzing down the highway yesterday in the Q7 and it was super gusty, I was talking with the wife and we both concluded the Touareg felt heftier on the highway at high speeds and in heavy wind. (Perhaps the Q7 being elongated affects it's aero characterisics differently.)
Hey completely off topic and I apologize, but how did you like the cayenne GTS sway bar upgrades in both your Q7 and your Touareg?
 
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