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Old 06-27-2010, 01:25 PM   #1
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I need to have my trailer towed.

Hello all.

I am going to be working in the rocky mountains this year and I'm leaving next week. I was t-boned last week at an intersection and now my truck is totaled and I was wanting to look around more before going out and buying something so I was wondering if anyone has any suggestions on towing companies. It's a bumper pull so I wouldn't have to have a hitch installed or anything.

Are car rental companies okay with this or are there actual companies that would tow it for me? I've seen people tow a travel trailer with a u-haul before but didn't really wanna do that.

Suggestions?
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Old 06-27-2010, 02:28 PM   #2
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You may want to use a company such as RV Transport Services to tow it, they will transport an RV anywhere in the U.S.
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You may want to use a company such as RV Transport Services to tow it, they will transport an RV anywhere in the U.S.
I considered something like this, but I'm interested in towing my trailer myself.

Thank you!
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Old 06-27-2010, 03:39 PM   #4
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I considered something like this, but I'm interested in towing my trailer myself.

Thank you!
OK, I must have misread your post.

I don't think there would be any problem with renting an SUV or a pickup truck with a sufficient GCWR to tow it with, although you might have to install a brake controller in it. Good luck with whatever you decide on.
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I tried to rent a PU that I could tow a trailer with a few years ago when our PU was wrecked. They won't rent them for that.
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If the accident was not your fault, I'd dump it back into the other insurance companies lap and tell them to pony up for the cost to get your trailer where you need it to be.

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I tried to rent a PU that I could tow a trailer with a few years ago when our PU was wrecked. They won't rent them for that.
the biggest i could find at the bigger rental companies is a half ton pickup. i guess they are hip to the fact that people might try and rent them for pulling trailers. oh well.
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Is this what you need? F-350 diesel truck for rent 5th wheel rental 4x4 cars rental.
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Talk to a RV dealer and get the number for one of the Hotshot'rs they use for moving TT's for them. These guys should be insured which will help you if they loose the load. As far as your accident make the insurance company pay for it because that is what the truck was for and now you can't use it.
When you make up your mind go big or don't go at all. We are talking 350/3500 or larger. This way you can upgrade the TT with out any problems.
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