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Old 05-25-2018, 01:15 PM   #1
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Would you do this?

Is this combo even legal? Class A, full size crew cab pickup, trailer with golf cart. Backing up would be a bear.Click image for larger version

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Double towing is legal in some states. I wonder if that gas engine chassis is rated to tow that weight.
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Overall length may be 'illegal'......each state has their own length restriction which is 'state law'. What is OK length wise in your state doesn;t apply to other states.

No reciprocity.

Some states MAX length is 55'...some 70'.....many 65'



Backing up can be problematic with just a small toad or trailer on MH
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Old 05-25-2018, 03:57 PM   #4
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Double towing is legal in some states. I wonder if that gas engine chassis is rated to tow that weight.

As a Bounder owner, I can verify that it is not.
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Old 05-25-2018, 04:01 PM   #5
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As a Bounder owner, I can verify that it is not.
Well backing up with a tow is impossible in any circumstance!!
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Well backing up with a tow is impossible in any circumstance!!
Really?
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Iíve been doing the exact same thing for 15 years.
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I’ve been doing the exact same thing for 15 years.
Understand before you write
The difference is that this is a V-10 gas engine motorhome with a 5,000 lb hitch and probably a GVW of 26,000lb (max for chassis) and now way this is with in the towbar limit or the GVW total.
Yours is a Diesel with a 10,000 lb hitch and no relations to this picture
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In a recent RV driving class, we were told that this is only legal is the first connection is a fifth wheel - and since RVs donít have 5th wheels, it wasnít legal in any state. I havenít verified it since I only pull a toad, just passing along what I was told.
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Really?
What towbar allows you to back up?
I have never seen one that allows you to back up while towing
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What towbar allows you to back up?
I have never seen one that allows you to back up while towing
I've thought of doing that also, except it would be a small trailer with a motorcycle. I do have a 10k hitch.
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In a recent RV driving class, we were told that this is only legal is the first connection is a fifth wheel - and since RVs donít have 5th wheels, it wasnít legal in any state. I havenít verified it since I only pull a toad, just passing along what I was told.
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What towbar allows you to back up?
I have never seen one that allows you to back up while towing
You can back up with any towbar,....You just can't back up very far.
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