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Old 05-22-2010, 08:08 PM   #1
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Pulling car trailer with vehicle....Problem at sites??

Just getting rolling again and we are planning to pull our Buick Enclave on a car trailer.

I see that some places won't let you keep a trailer at your site. Is this going to be a problem for us?

Anybody have any experience?
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With a 40' RV, you will not have the space to park the trailer behind the RV in a lot of camp grounds and still park the Buick in the site. That is the problem with towing on a trailer. Some will let you park the trailer in an overflow area...maybe a small fee. But you need a secure lock on the tongue to keep the trailer from growing legs while you are not watching.

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Old 05-22-2010, 08:44 PM   #3
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Thanks Ken. Going to be tough manuvering the trailer around. May need to figure something else out. Jeep in our future?
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We just pulled a UHaul car trailer cross country to get our son's Ford Ranger out to his job in Yosemite.

At most campgrounds, we were able to fit the trailer and motorhome in a big pull through site. In some campgrounds, we used the trailer as our 'parking spot' and just pulled the Ranger off when we needed it and drove it back on the trailer when we came back. In Malibu, we parked the truck in a separate area and they charged us $15 per night since the truck was not at our site.

The car trailer is much heavier so you can't move it around by hand (at least not U-Haul's trailer). It's not like a tow dolly that you can stash by your picnic table, etc.
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Carmantx,
Why bother with a trailer? According to the REMCO web site, all 2008-2010 Buick Enclaves are towable "as is." Just get a base plate and a tow bar. Lot cheaper than a trailer and/or a new jeep.
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Thanks, they have a bunch of neat stuff. Now that we look at that, we might start towing my pickup so we can get a UTV.
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