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    Japanese Tow Rigs....

    These might work fine in Japan...
    But let's see 'em move a Hummer or
    a Escalade with one...


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    Actually, in the city on fairly level ground, such a rig will work quite well, especially if they have a cradle for the back wheels.

    On steep hills, or on rough ground, it would probably have more difficulty. But the Japanese do have regular tow vehicles.

    The main problem for any tow vehicle is overcoming the inertia of the vehicle being towed. Once it is in motion, much less energy is needed to keep it moving. This is the secret of those truck commercials showing a pickup pulling a long line of train cars. Notice that they almost never show them starting up from a dead stop.

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    Stopping all that weight must take a bit of effort. I wonder what kind of mods the braking systems have?
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    Looks like dual piston disk brakes. What are they using for a master cylender? Where do they get the power for the hydraulics to fold and unfold the tricycle dolly? I'll bet they routinely smoke their clutch.
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