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Towing Xplorer

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17 Jul 2004
Piet
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Anyone towing a xplorer with an Hyundia Terracan?
I will be getting my new xplorer in three weeks time. Any good towing tips with above vehicle will be appreciated.
Piet Venter
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18 Jul 2004
Mark
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Piet,
The Xplorer is one of the most stable caravans to tow, due partly to it's very heavy nose weight (approx. 115kg) as well as it's well balanced centre of gravity and 15 or 16 inch wheels.
I have been towing the Xplorer for 5 years now and nothing has been able to upset my towing composure, not even the strongest cross winds or trucks on the highway.
I have fitted gas shocks which help to smooth out the ride as the Alko rubber axle is very hard and unforgiving.
Maximum speed that I travel at is 100kmh which gives me good fuel consumption but more importantly very stable towing.
You should manage fine with your terracan.
Regards
Mark Lowe
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05 Aug 2004
Johan
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Piet

Is your Terracan Petrol or Diesel. I tow an Xplorer with a Colt Rodeo 2.8Tdi, but I am considering replacing the old lady in the new year and I am particularly interested in the Terracan. You must post some feedback once you have have towed your new van.

I must say it will take some convincing to change from the Rodeo!

PS - Mark, how is your Pajero handling the Xplorer compared to the Colt ?

Johan Havenga
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