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Old 02-27-2016, 05:35 PM   #15
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Anyone stuffed a tow dolly in the basement of your rig?

Hey, you could turn the dolly upside down an put it on top of the Jeep.... Or you could go to Harbor Freight and get one of those cart racks that you put on the trailer hitch of the Jeep, and turn the dolly on end. That way you are not pulling it, it is simply part of the Jeep's cargo. Obviously you would need to strap it down, etc.
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Old 02-27-2016, 05:54 PM   #16
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I was thinking the same as Ted...

If the Jeep has a hitch, there are shelves that fit into the 2 inch receiver that can hold 500 pounds. (be sure the hitch can handle that)

Then just load the dolly onto the back of the Jeep.

Harbor Freight is a good source for all things cheap, but be sure to get hardware that is strong enough.
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1) Pull the front driveshaft. Store in the motorhome until you want to drive it in snow or off-road.
2) With the dolly attached to the motorhome, put the REAR tires on the dolly. I did some additional research, and its the front axle turning that lubricates the transfer case. You'd need a way to lock the steering though.
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Old 02-28-2016, 06:14 AM   #18
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1) Pull the front driveshaft. Store in the motorhome until you want to drive it in snow or off-road.
2) With the dolly attached to the motorhome, put the REAR tires on the dolly. I did some additional research, and its the front axle turning that lubricates the transfer case. You'd need a way to lock the steering though.

I have heard done tow backwards you have a little play in steering plus the weight of engine and get sway someone else my know better.
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450-500 lbs is a lot to hang off the rear of the jeep. Plus it only has a 1-1/4" receiver on it now.
I do plan on making some calls about pulling it empty.
One way or the other we will get it to home base!
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So, tow dolly is being towed by the jeep which is being towed 4-down behind the RV.
Got stopped in Florida by FLHP, due to calls about dolly swaying and jeep wiggling. Not a word about triple tow. He sent us on our way.
Stopped down the road and got the sway stopped with new hitch connections.
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Newbie wondering about true definition ot triple tow. Do not think motorhome counted. Ever see UPS, Fed-x, and other truckers with single tow vehicle and two trailers. believe this legal in all states and considered a double unit but not positive, Input please.
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Got stopped in Florida by FLHP, due to calls about dolly swaying and jeep wiggling. Not a word about triple tow. He sent us on our way.
I believe that! I followed a Wrangler being flat towed behind a MH, in AZ a couple weeks back, and it was swerving all over the lane ! Bad enough I backed off, and let him get 1/4mi ahead of me.
Don't know why? I've been behind some that seemed to follow just fine .
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Newbie wondering about true definition ot triple tow. Do not think motorhome counted. Ever see UPS, Fed-x, and other truckers with single tow vehicle and two trailers. believe this legal in all states and considered a double unit but not positive, Input please.
Here's a pretty good article about your questions. Commercial trucks and drivers have different rules. Also, be aware that many states restrict roads you can drive on with a triple tow.

https://rv-roadtrips.thefuntimesguid...ple_towing.php
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Newbie wondering about true definition ot triple tow. Do not think motorhome counted. Ever see UPS, Fed-x, and other truckers with single tow vehicle and two trailers. believe this legal in all states and considered a double unit but not positive, Input please.
In Texas, you can double tow if the first tow hitch sits on the tow vehicle like a 5th wheel hitch or tractor trailer. You can triple tow if each tow is a sits on the tow vehicle or is a saddle tow (tow dolly).
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Thank you all for your sound advice!
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