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Old 03-19-2009, 06:05 PM
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Looks great Jeff. Where are you going? Sonoma?
Yup. Tomorrow afternoon about 3-ish. We'll have my boat up there as well as my ski partners '91 MC.

We haven't been up there since we had a bunch of rain. I've heard the lake level has gone way up, so there might be too much debris...If that's the case, we'll spend the afternoon clearing wood from the lake.
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Old 03-19-2009, 06:16 PM
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Yup. Tomorrow afternoon about 3-ish. We'll have my boat up there as well as my ski partners '91 MC.

We haven't been up there since we had a bunch of rain. I've heard the lake level has gone way up, so there might be too much debris...If that's the case, we'll spend the afternoon clearing wood from the lake.
I know the lake by me has gone way up. Don't know exactly how much, but it's up to where you can use the regular launch ramp. Before the rain, you would go all the way down the ramp, make a right, take that a mile or so, and they had another ramp set up there.
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Old 03-19-2009, 06:21 PM
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I know the lake by me has gone way up. Don't know exactly how much, but it's up to where you can use the regular launch ramp. Before the rain, you would go all the way down the ramp, make a right, take that a mile or so, and they had another ramp set up there.
That's at San Luis Res? It's got very shallow banks. Is the second ramp concrete, or is it those temporary metal ramps with the holes in them?

Sonoma has steeper banks. The public ramp is very nice. The private marina ramp is useless right now.
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That's at San Luis Res? It's got very shallow banks. Is the second ramp concrete, or is it those temporary metal ramps with the holes in them?

Sonoma has steeper banks. The public ramp is very nice. The private marina ramp is useless right now.
The banks are not shallow at all, except in one or two places. The small lake on the other side of 152 is pretty shallow. It's a regular concrete ramp. I was told that it was the old ramp, and the road going to it, which is normally under water, is the old road going over the pass before the lake dam was put in.
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Old 03-19-2009, 07:33 PM
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The banks are not shallow at all, except in one or two places. The small lake on the other side of 152 is pretty shallow. It's a regular concrete ramp. I was told that it was the old ramp, and the road going to it, which is normally under water, is the old road going over the pass before the lake dam was put in.
Oh, I think I got them reversed. The big lake is SLR? What's the little one at the bottom of the hill?
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Never had any problems with Sequoia towed 245 maristar and currently tow with 06 Tacoma. 4Runner would be ideal with towing and wife.
I have an 08 tacoma v6 4x4, do you think it would be fine to tow an X1 from atlanta to toronto?
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I have an 08 tacoma v6 4x4, do you think it would be fine to tow an X1 from atlanta to toronto?
Won't win any races, but Tacos are pretty big trucks now. Only thing I'd do is throw some cheap helper springs on it for comfort, less bouncing. I'm guessing it's sprung pretty lightly.
Make sure you get the hitch setup to tow the trailer level too.
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How much weight is this truck rated to tow? Does it have a tow package?

Braking would probably be a greater issue to consider. A set of high quality brakes pads would go a long way for a small price.
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