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Old 04-27-2015, 08:07 AM   #1
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EZE Tow - First Trip Results

Went on our first long trip using the EZE Tow dolly pulling our 2013 Nissan Altima. Our trip took us from Mays Landing NJ to Nappanee Indiana round trip.

Getting the car on the dolly was really easy and the use of the tire straps took no time at all. With our coach fully aired up our clearance from the ground was 15" which I feel is ideal for us. The only item I want to try to improve on is the safety chains or installing them. For our Altima it did require me to lay on the ground and get under the car to apply the chains correctly. I use a tarp to keep from getting dirty but that was the only part I did not like. Other than that, this was a breeze to setup and use.

When we left I had to make a hard right and then a hard left turn and so afterwards I stopped and checked the straps. Both required one more click to tighten and then afterwards I never touched the straps again on the way out which was 752 miles. While I believe it is always a good habit to check your straps whenever you stop, my experience was good. When we returned I set the straps once and never had to adjust/tighten them again.

So after our first trip of approximately 1504 miles the EZE tow dolly has been exactly what I was looking for.
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Old 04-27-2015, 09:45 AM   #2
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Awesome trip report

Thanks for the details and photos.

Safe travels.

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Old 04-27-2015, 10:57 AM   #3
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Congratulations on your trip! Great report and pictures were perfect.
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Thanks for the report. Gives me more confidence for our first trip with it coming up in less than two weeks !
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Old 04-27-2015, 10:02 PM   #5
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Great report and pictures. Happy to hear you had an excellent trip and happy with your new dolly. I enjoyed using the same brand of dolly for a lot of miles.

Car looks good behind the coach.
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Great. I have used mine just twice since I bought it last summer. I love it.
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Great report and pictures! I have used mine about ten times since last summer.

I found out that you can easily get replacement fenders from Northern Tool. And, you can order new OEM straps from U.S. Cargo Control.
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So happy for all of you. My experiences were devastating. I watched the video 5-6 times, still could not keep straps on. I even had another very experienced dolly person inspect my installation. Congrats to you who have had success.
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4 on the ground

Spent 2 months traveling last winter and ever new it was back. Was told that was best way to tow. That was what I was told and for us it was vary good.

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