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Old 09-14-2009, 05:09 PM
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Install and Maximun towing speed with bimini up?

Anybody know or have a recommendation?
Nothing was said in the paperwork or on the manufacturer's website.
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Old 09-14-2009, 05:13 PM
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35mph is what MC puts on the tags.
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35mph is what MC puts on the tags.
Ummmm, that's interesting, if the boat goes 44mph, I'm screwed then!
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Old 09-14-2009, 05:28 PM
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Ummmm, that's interesting, if the boat goes 44mph, I'm screwed then!
It is all a liability thing. Off the record, I have towed with my bimini up at 50 mph. On the record, I have never gone over 36.0mph....
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Old 09-14-2009, 05:38 PM
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We've towed ours on numerous occations at 70 mph with no problem; just never gave it much thought about if it would hold up. Not sure what you meant by up; it could be up in the closed position or up in the open position; we tow ours up in the open position.
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Old 09-14-2009, 05:52 PM
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We've towed ours on numerous occations at 70 mph with no problem; just never gave it much thought about if it would hold up. Not sure what you meant by up; it could be up in the closed position or up in the open position; we tow ours up in the open position.

It's only 7 miles to the lake from the house unless we would be traveling long distances, then I'd just lay it down across the motor cover. The speed limit is 55 for only about 5 miles of that, so it may be OK.
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Old 09-14-2009, 06:03 PM
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I've gone down the road at 55 for a short distance many times with no problem
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Old 09-14-2009, 08:39 PM
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It's only 7 miles to the lake from the house unless we would be traveling long distances, then I'd just lay it down across the motor cover. The speed limit is 55 for only about 5 miles of that, so it may be OK.
When did you, or have you recently put a bimini on the 89?
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Old 09-14-2009, 09:20 PM
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First pop-up cleats and now a bimini top?? Is the new wearing off now or just like using the drill?
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Old 09-14-2009, 09:26 PM
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Mine will go 36. Possibly faster.
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