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Old 08-02-2015, 08:24 PM   #1
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Pulling enclosed trailer

Question for those pulling enclosed trailers behind class a coaches.
I have a 2011 Itasca Sunova 37L (gas). Looking to purchase 12 foot v nose
Enclosed cargo trailer with tandem axels. For those that pull trailers. Does everyone have trailers with extended tongues on them ? Also any other recommendations. It will have electric brakes on all 4 tires.


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rule of thumb is to have a 5' tongue .... we don't but we use a longer receiver ...

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Old 08-03-2015, 08:09 AM   #3
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I would highly recommend the extended tongue, mine is 5' and only one time backing into a spot did I almost have an issue.

I would recommend searching for other advice or tell us more how you vision using the trailer to other things to think about.

For instance, if you are towing something high profile may need to raise the roof in order to fit in the rear door.
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Old 08-03-2015, 08:33 AM   #4
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The longer the trailer, the easier it will be to back up straight and also less sway while traveling. Of course it takes up more room at campsite and requires more turning radius. The extended tongue is a good idea to avoid contact with the back of your RV.
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