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cheetahdavie

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About cheetahdavie

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  • First Name david

Profile Information

  • Ford Model S-Max 2,0 Duratorq
  • Ford Year 2010
  • UK/Ireland Location Yorkshire
  • Annual Mileage 0 to 5000
  1. Kerbweight

    Taken me a while..but..solved. Took the car to a public weighbridge..with me onboard [75kg] and 1/2 tank diesel..and the luggage cover in place my vehicle weighrd in at spot on 1800kg. Hope this helps some other Caravanner.
  2. Kerbweight

    I know this may be a little silly compared to many of the Technical questions members ask. But it matters to people like me who tow Caravans. My S Max 2.0 gives me [all from the cars V5] a max permissible weight of 2505..thats easy.. It also tells me that the max braked towable weight is [braked]1750.thats clear.. It then goes on to say Mass in Service? is 1825Kg.. Is this the kerbweight of my vehicle?. I ask because the reccomended towing capacity of any vehicle is 85% of its kerbweight,and I am sure any Insurer will look at this if God forbid i have the proverbial accident? Must find a Public weigh Bridge..