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Old 06-25-2011, 10:47 AM   #1
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Tow a trailer?

Anyone out there towing a flat bed or large trailer (with car etc aboard)? Would be interested in your experiences.
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You can see one of the trailers I tow with my coach in my avatar. I carry a variety of vehicles in there. I also have a flat bed trailer, although I prefer my enclosed trailer. One of the great things about the enclosed trailer is its use at cocktail time should the weather outside not be nice.

What are your concerns?
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Old 06-25-2011, 06:38 PM   #3
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Anyone out there towing a flat bed or large trailer (with car etc aboard)? Would be interested in your experiences.
Thanks.
Before I switched out to a TOAD, I towed a 28' flatbed with my BMW 330ci on the deck. I never had any issues with it (unless you count fuel consumption) except in one little park in Texarkana where my pull thru space was a tad tight! Having a anti-sway kit and brake controller was the main expense other then the trailer itself.

Hope that helps.
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I pull a 24 foot featherlight car-hauler all the time. I usually have my Toyota Tundra Double cab in it with my Harley in the bed of the truck. It takes a little longer to load and tie everything down. I put the loading ramp on my Tailgate to load the Harley on and off the truck.
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Does anyone know what the state laws are for towing a long trailer behind a motorhome? Are there cases where the over-all length of motorhome plus trailer requires a special towing permit? If so, how is that done?
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