axle weights

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axle weights

Post by Nate » Mon Aug 18, 2014 4:20 pm

Can anyone tell me what the maximum rear axle weight on a mk1 is? Can't find a plate on mine


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Re: axle weights

Post by Tim_R » Mon Aug 18, 2014 7:25 pm

I've got 610KG here. Disclaimer - info from a photo of a vin plate in my mk1 golf/scirocco haynes manual as strangely it doesn't list axle weights in the general dimensions, weights and capacities section.


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Re: axle weights

Post by Nate » Mon Aug 18, 2014 7:56 pm

That's good enough for what I want. Or rather, it isn't! Was hoping it would take a ton. Ah well, back to the drawing board...


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Re: axle weights

Post by Blueshark » Mon Aug 18, 2014 8:54 pm

Nate wrote: it isn't! Was hoping it would take a ton....
Planning on starting a moving firm. :-o :P



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Re: axle weights

Post by Nate » Mon Aug 18, 2014 9:06 pm

Want to mount a stationary engine and cast iron saw bench on a trailer. I have a spare mk1 rear beam, a welder and a pile of box section. You can see where this idea was going...


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