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Old 08-10-2015, 09:00 PM   #1
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need advice on dolly for towing sienna

Hi,

We are looking for a dolly to tow our '07 Toyota Sienna.

We originally thought that a Master Tow 80THD would be sufficiently wide for it until we googled and found that people had their Sienna's front doors scuffed. So we hope those who have found dollies to successfully tow their Sienna would not mind sharing the make and model of the dollies they used and their experience with towing the Sienna.

Thanks!
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Old 08-11-2015, 08:00 AM   #2
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Have you looked at the ACME EZE tow dolly? It is very wide and low. I don't tow a Siena but there are others who tow vans with this dolly.
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Old 08-11-2015, 09:07 AM   #4
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I assume the Sienna is not All Wheel Drive. If that is accurate I agree Acme EZ Tow is good. I tow my Nissan Murano which is a fairly large, wide vehicle. Suggest you look at my profile and see my experience with the EZ Tow.
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Old 08-12-2015, 06:38 AM   #5
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The Acme "EZE-TOW" Tow Dolly

The Acme EZE-TOW Tow Dolly is the only dolly I am aware of that can easily accommodate that vehicle without damaging it. We have a few dozen people towing that van trouble free.... $100.00 Price increase on the 15th...
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Check out Landgrebe tow dollies. They have a model wide enough to accommodate your vehicle
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Old 08-12-2015, 10:12 PM   #7
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Can't help you on the trailer however it can be towed flat 4 down if it is front wheel drive with a lube pump.

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The Acme "EZE_TOW" Tow Dolly

Landgrebe builds a fine tow dolly, lots of differences though. There is a comparison chart on our website that emphasizes the important differences between ours and the other leading manufacturers..
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Thanks to everyone for taking the time to write!!!

Jon: I loved all of the details on your experience with the Eze Tow. Thanks for writing and pointing me to them! I did not notice any mentions of this explicitly -- probably missed it -- but does it have surge break system?

I went on the Eze Tow website and noticed that the Eze Tow with surge break system is 3 inches narrower than the electrical break or no break ones. EZE Tow: Are the surge break units wide enough for the Sienna?

By the way, the Sienna we have is a front wheel drive unit.

We had hoped to be able to tow it 4-down. But the thought of modifying the transmission and especially the possibility of damaging the transmission if anything goes wrong is a bit scary. Arch: Do you have any experience flat-towing with the Remco lube pump? In particular, do you have any understanding on what happens to the transmission should the pump somehow fails, and the failure was not noticed for a few miles?

Thanks for all of your help!
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"We had hoped to be able to tow it 4-down. But the thought of modifying the transmission and especially the possibility of damaging the transmission if anything goes wrong is a bit scary. Arch: Do you have any experience flat-towing with the Remco lube pump? In particular, do you have any understanding on what happens to the transmission should the pump somehow fails, and the failure was not noticed for a few miles?"

No, I've never used one. I've seen several people on here who have used them and haven't seen any reports of problems, however that doesn't mean there haven't been any issues.

If they failed I suspect your transmission would be toast.
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