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Old 05-29-2012, 02:38 PM   #85
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Originally Posted by Scarab0088 View Post
BTW: See no brakes on the U-Haul dolly
U-Haul dollies are made by Demco. Every one I've seen and towed has had brakes. However Demco does list a rental dolly that doesn't have brakes and is extra wide.

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Old 05-29-2012, 08:05 PM   #86
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Originally Posted by gman69 View Post
See that the EZE Tow's ramps are stowed, rather than permanently attached.

saw a You Tube Video of a Stehl dolly towing a mini van behind a motorhome. when the MH came out of a driveway, the ramps on the dolly hit the bottom of the van. does this happen on other brand dollys, or do they also have removable ramps like the EZE Tow?

I think it will depend on the dolly and the toad, whether or not the ramps
will hit the toad, obviously some do.
Most dollys have the ramps built onto dolly, ACME eze-tow has stowed ramps,
not sure if any other brands do.
Maybe most dolly manufacturers think the customer is stupid enough to lose
the ramps...
Actually mfgrs think it is convenient to put the ramps there, I disagree...


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Old 05-30-2012, 02:10 AM   #87
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same thought as i said look how the ball was at end of the drive way
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Old 05-30-2012, 08:07 AM   #88
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Hey can anyone tell me if I can tow a jeep commander 2010 with all the time 4 wheel drive with a tow dolly, and what brand would recommended.
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Originally Posted by RVluvin View Post
...Untill I fabricate some type of hook, I currently need to lay out a towel, lay on the ground to connect the safety chains from the dolly to the fram of the vehicle. (this is the worst part)...
Look for an inexpensive creeper. We stop at a location away from the campsite to load our car. Look for a flat, paved, shaded place, a creeper makes it much easier. Wet or inclement conditions send us to an underpass where we can safely load under cover.
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Originally Posted by Jimooo View Post
Hey can anyone tell me if I can tow a jeep commander 2010 with all the time 4 wheel drive with a tow dolly, and what brand would recommended.
What does your owners manual say about towing? I doubt that you can tow an "all time 4 wheel drive". You'll eventually need to look in the manual to see what the setup procedure is anyway.

As far as which dolly...read the posts here and you'll get pro's and con's of each.

Edit: Remco says tow-able on a trailer only. Sorry.
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Hey thanks I'll look at owners manual.
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I use a 2012 Master Tow 80THDEB (Electric Brakes). I added a Tekonsha breakaway system 50-85-313 from Etrailer.com for @ $50. In Georgia, there is no Title but you do have to register a Tow Dolly. The tow dolly has LED lights on it, but I also use a set of magnetic lights on the car. When I added the RV type 7 pin connector at the rear of the RV for the brake controller, I bought a dual connector that also had a 4 pin connector for the magnetic lights to plug in. So far, it all seems to work fine and having it on the dolly will help protect the car from rock chips.

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