<VV> Trailering a LM

Marc Marcoulides hharpo at earthlink.net
Sat Jul 18 09:52:51 EDT 2015

Load your vair on the car carrier backwards. Protect the top by covering it with a drop cloth from Home Depot, trimming it to fit at bottom of top (below window) attach drop cloth with wide masking tape as you would if you were going to paint it.

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>From: Paul Michalczyk via VirtualVairs <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
>Sent: Jul 17, 2015 10:08 PM
>To: virtualvairs at corvair.org
>Subject: <VV> Trailering a LM
>I need to trail my late-model convertible from the Bay Area to Reno for 
>Hot August Nights to join the other 10,000 or so pre-1975 vehicles on 
>parade and display. I've made arrangements for a U-Haul auto transporter 
>which U-Haul says is not appropriate for Corvairs! My guess is that due 
>to the rear weight bias, there may be insufficient weight on the trailer 
>tongue. It seems to me that with the vast body of experience in VV Land 
>there has to be some good suggestions on the best way to transport my 
>car. I'm concerned about putting it backwards on the trailer as that 
>could damage the rear window and top. I've thought about putting a 
>couple of hundred pounds of ballast (sandbags?) in the trunk. 
>Suggestions are appreciated, especially if you have used a U-Haul 
>transporter for your LM convertible. Many thanks.
>65 Corsa convertible L100268, owned since new
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