Good advice, and
I had a scare that would create permanent stains on the driver's seat.
Was hauling my XK 140 roadster 200 miles for a
repaint. Someone pulled in across my lane in, naturally, a mini
van with a blond and numerous kids. I had not enough room to say grace
over, so I spanked the stoppers and prayed to ABS Gods my trailer
wouldn't pass me. It was a 4 wheeled trailer, but sans electric brakes.
The Lord was with me. But I saw ALL to much
trailer and Jag in my right mirror.
Julie and I were coming down a curvy country
hill in heavy rain.
It rained on me, Julie, Doug & Jacky
Dotty all the dang week end.
Then, as we left, it really got
Anyhoo, all of a sudden there was a steep
crooked hill and some had built a town at the
With a red light.
It was red when we got there.
To boot, I really believe someone had dropped a mess of
oil from their car on the road. I was raised in Maine's snow
and ice, but that was the slickeriest stuff since
The Land Rover used all that
Georgia road in a second or two and then some.
There'd need to be a whole new road map fir what we
Cover yer butt. Buy all the
safety equipment you can afford. Tie down with
forgiving nylon straps. Chains may seem to be the best choice, but
straps will keep the load securely located and not beat the car up.
Forgiving is the idea............p
Crosleys to/from meets, points-of-purchase, and
Six-by-twelve heavy-duty open trailers with hinged ramps are
affordable and near-ideal except that the car will be exposed to the elements
and road debris. They're rentable from U-Haul.
In mountainous areas,
trailer brakes are highly recommended.
Be sure the trailer has
more-than-adequate lighting, including the flanks. U-Haul agents can help with
I prefer nylon strapping to keep the car completely
immobile and square in the center, and I re-tighten each strap every 50
Stay in the slow lanes with these rigs.