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Old 01-25-2011, 09:55 AM
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hahahaha...great thread. wheres my popcorn? haha there it is...
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Old 01-25-2011, 09:58 AM
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someone please stop it before it goes any further
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Old 01-25-2011, 10:40 AM
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Actually, it's probably a good question, even though he is related to Darr.

The trailer that is used for Predator is built by Lugo. It is completely covered on the bottom of the trailer, so nothing gets through. Sometimes on long trips, the bottom side will be covered, but it peels off easy as soon as we get there. The scoops are always plugged.

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Actually, it's probably a good question, even though he is related to Darr.

The trailer that is used for Predator is built by Lugo. It is completely covered on the bottom of the trailer, so nothing gets through. Sometimes on long trips, the bottom side will be covered, but it peels off easy as soon as we get there. The scoops are always plugged.

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interesting...is there a maximum angle that the engines can see before damage ensues (oil, etc)? always wondered that...id be also interested in seeing how the boat attaches to the trailer that allows the range of motion as well as boat launching capabilities...havent seen too many tilting trailers
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lol this is great
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Old 01-25-2011, 11:29 AM
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Anyone with a Skater or MTI that sits on a Tilt Trailer,, I have a question for you..???? Whats it like to trailer your boat tilted on its side 2 or 3 days and 1000s of miles to a poker run across open highway? Is it nerve racking? Do u have to worry about going under any bridges?....

Also, does the paint on your Skater/MTI get damaged or chipped by road debris or loose gravel being tilted on its side traveling so many miles?.......
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interesting...is there a maximum angle that the engines can see before damage ensues (oil, etc)? always wondered that...id be also interested in seeing how the boat attaches to the trailer that allows the range of motion as well as boat launching capabilities...havent seen too many tilting trailers
Skater trailer.
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interesting...is there a maximum angle that the engines can see before damage ensues (oil, etc)? always wondered that...id be also interested in seeing how the boat attaches to the trailer that allows the range of motion as well as boat launching capabilities...havent seen too many tilting trailers
Wet sump engines need to be drained first. Most tilt boats have dry sump engines. Oil is for the most part stored in the tank. Gas tank vents need to be on the high side also not not loose gas out the vents.
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C'mon Blume gunna need a better pic
did you walk outside in your slippers for that one ?
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C'mon Blume gunna need a better pic
did you walk outside in your slippers for that one ?
Wow!!! That is really cool how those trailers work. Somebody was really creative and had an imagination to come up with the first trailer like that.
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