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23/5/2012 at 3:52pm
 Location: North Ayrshire
 Outfit: Quechua
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Yes I was thinking that too


23/5/2012 at 9:10pm
 Location: Midlands
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Classic range rover or discovery will likely to be ove your 3.5ton limit. Unless you go for one of the tiny caravans that dont have bathrooms etc.

Or something fairly old, Basic and small.



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Post 1997 licence holder?

Max tow weight = Cars gross laden weight + Caravans gross laden weight.

These 2 figures must not exceed 3500kg. And the Caravans gross laden weight must not exceed the cars UNLADEN weight.

Unless the manufacturer has set a lower limit.


24/5/2012 at 10:21am
 Location:  Blackpool
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Quote: Originally posted by Grampian91 on 23/5/2012
Classic range rover or discovery will likely to be ove your 3.5ton limit. Unless you go for one of the tiny caravans that dont have bathrooms etc.

Or something fairly old, Basic and small.


We already have a caravan of which we won't be changing so looks like I will have to pay to do a course


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24/5/2012 at 10:21am
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Quote: Originally posted by Grampian91 on 23/5/2012
Classic range rover or discovery will likely to be ove your 3.5ton limit. Unless you go for one of the tiny caravans that dont have bathrooms etc.

Or something fairly old, Basic and small.


We already have a caravan of which we won't be changing so looks like I will have to pay to do a course


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24/5/2012 at 10:47am
 Location: Rochdale
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Quote: Originally posted by suzzie on 24/5/2012
Quote: Originally posted by Grampian91 on 23/5/2012
Classic range rover or discovery will likely to be ove your 3.5ton limit. Unless you go for one of the tiny caravans that dont have bathrooms etc.

Or something fairly old, Basic and small.


We already have a caravan of which we won't be changing so looks like I will have to pay to do a course


Just check the weights on the plates before you do.


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For a licence dated 1997 or later you must add together the plated max weight of the caravan and trailer, if the total is 3500 or less you can tow it. You may even tow a caravan with a MAM greater than the cars unladen mass the restriction was removed in 2013

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