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Old 04-19-2014, 07:57 AM   #7861
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I'd say no, definitely not.

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I'd say most people that own a truck own it because they think bringing some stuff to the dump once a year constitutes owning a "truck". If your interested in keeping your gas costs and maintenance costs down and having a truck like vehicle go for a Ridgeline. I've had mine for a few years and I love it. No problem with two dirtbikes in the back and lots of deer and moose in it too. I use to own full size fords when I had my business and they served their purpose excellently. But now the Ridgeline works great. And for the record I've had 20 sheets of drywall, 4 sheets of plywood and 2 bales of insulation in it with no problems. If your wheeling and beating yes its not the tool for the job. But as an all around vehicle it's great. Just my two cents

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Old 04-19-2014, 10:09 AM   #7862
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Stupid questions people ask you when stopped

"Is it a V8"
Uh, yeah...

Ok, so it's not a bike. It's a fun toy nonetheless.

Traded the wife's hybrid in for it so now I don't have to hide my face when I borrow "her" car.
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Old 04-19-2014, 03:51 PM   #7863
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I'd say most people that own a truck own it because they think bringing some stuff to the dump once a year constitutes owning a "truck". If your interested in keeping your gas costs and maintenance costs down and having a truck like vehicle go for a Ridgeline. I've had mine for a few years and I love it. No problem with two dirtbikes in the back and lots of deer and moose in it too. I use to own full size fords when I had my business and they served their purpose excellently. But now the Ridgeline works great. And for the record I've had 20 sheets of drywall, 4 sheets of plywood and 2 bales of insulation in it with no problems. If your wheeling and beating yes its not the tool for the job. But as an all around vehicle it's great. Just my two cents

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I don't think a Ridgeline will tow my 5th wheel. . . .
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Old 04-19-2014, 04:01 PM   #7864
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I don't think a Ridgeline will tow my 5th wheel. . . .
Idk, what's the towing capacity on the ridgeline? You could probably bolt a fifth wheel in the back

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Old 04-19-2014, 04:36 PM   #7865
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Old 04-19-2014, 05:07 PM   #7866
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Idk, what's the towing capacity on the ridgeline? You could probably bolt a fifth wheel in the back

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I think once you had the fifth wheel hitch in the back you would be at max payload
Those are unibody, they are not going to tow much.
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Old 04-19-2014, 05:08 PM   #7867
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"Is that a Ducati?"

no, dipshit, it says YAMAHA right on the side in huge block letters.

I get this one at least once per ride.
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Old 04-19-2014, 05:09 PM   #7868
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I think once you had the fifth wheel hitch in the back you would be at max payload
Those are unibody, they are not going to tow much.
5,000 pounds, not too bad for a unibody. Still... No air brakes... No truck! :)

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Old 04-19-2014, 05:09 PM   #7869
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I love the 5th wheel bug! Btw

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Old 04-19-2014, 05:19 PM   #7870
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5,000 pounds, not too bad for a unibody. Still... No air brakes... No truck! :)

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Mercedes GL is unibody with a 7500lb towing capacity. Unibody engineering has come a long way.

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Old 04-19-2014, 05:23 PM   #7871
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So a Honda Ridgeline isn't a truck?
Don't mean to burst your bubble, but the ridgeline is a unibody sitting on top of a traditional ladder frame. Mine is terrible and hauling bikes..

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Old 04-19-2014, 05:25 PM   #7872
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I get asked "Is it fast?" all the time.

My answer, until earlier today, was always, "Faster than what you're driving."

But the guy filling up next to me this morning was driving a Ferrari F430. So my answer this morning was, "Not as fast as what you're driving."

I gotta say, the Ferrari F430 might just be the most beautiful automobile I've ever seen.
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Old 04-19-2014, 05:27 PM   #7873
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It isnt the frame that makes atruck it whether or not it has spark plugs, no real trucks have them
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Old 04-19-2014, 05:35 PM   #7874
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It isnt the frame that makes atruck it whether or not it has spark plugs, no real trucks have them
So as long as it's a TDI then?

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Old 04-19-2014, 05:51 PM   #7875
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Then my Jetta "sport"wagon is a truck also yea!
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