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Old 07-09-2012, 09:39 PM   #1
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Any idea how to pull a TT and carry a golf cart in the back of the truck?

I pull a 36 ft TT with my 2011 f250. It has a 6ft bed. When I have my TT hooked up I cannot lower the gate more than a foot otherwise it hits the power jack head on the TT. We are now interested in getting a golf cart to take along with us on camping trips for the camp ground. Anyone out there have a golf cart model that would fit in my truck or has anyone come up with any ideas on how to accomplish this small feat? Thanks.
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Old 07-09-2012, 09:46 PM   #2
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Toy Hauler TT or 5th. Illegal in lots of states to tow double with a TT.
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Old 07-09-2012, 09:49 PM   #3
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We do that quite often but we have an 8' bed. I think the golf cart must be about 7' because there is about a foot between the tail gate and the Golf Cart. Drive the GC up to a wall and measure to the center of the rear axle. If it is 6' or more I think by taking the tail gate off (which I have to do to load the GC) you should be able to load GC and tie it down. Either leave tail gate home or if you want it, slide it under the GC and tie it in along with ramps for loading GC.
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I have a TT and have hauled a golf cart in a Dodge ram 2500 with 6 ft bed. Its a little bit of work but can be done. 1st load golf cart in truck. 2nd with tailgate still down slowly back up to camper but you have to be straight. Hook up camper then take out the 3, " bolts that hold the power Jack on and disconnect the 1 wire that goes to the battery. Check your clearance you may also have to take the propane tanks off and secure them inside the camper for the trip.. reverse order when u get the the Campground .. remember be as straight as possible!!! Its well worth the trouble to have a golf cart at a big Campground
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Loading a golf cart into the bed plus the tongue weight of the trailer may put you over the trucks GVWR and also the rear axle GAWR. A 3/4 ton truck has a limited paylaod capacity. Both the load in the bed and tongue weight contribute to payload.

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If I'm not mistaken, I've seen tailgates with a V cut in them so this problem is eliminated. Of course don't know if that will give you the necessary room. As others have said, you have to watch weight too.
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We do that quite often but we have an 8' bed. I think the golf cart must be about 7' because there is about a foot between the tail gate and the Golf Cart. Drive the GC up to a wall and measure to the center of the rear axle. If it is 6' or more I think by taking the tail gate off (which I have to do to load the GC) you should be able to load GC and tie it down. Either leave tail gate home or if you want it, slide it under the GC and tie it in along with ramps for loading GC.
I need to make a correction on the measurement. It needs to be 6' or less, not more. Also I didn't think about weight because I have a 1T dually but that could be a problem with a 3/4T.
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