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Old 04-01-2011, 08:17 PM   #1
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Tow via dolly my '07 Prius?

Hi Y'all,

I am considering towing my '07 Toyota Prius on a U-haul tow dolly behind the MH from Oklahoma City to Seattle (2000 miles) this summer. I'd like to load it full of other stuff also going to my daughter. Any advice?

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Old 04-01-2011, 08:39 PM   #2
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Your weight limit is based on your car first then your motor home limit. If your car will hold 500 lbs and your car weighs 3000 lbs you would be pulling 3500 lbs. Most RV are rated at 5000 lbs so you'd be OK. Keep in mind, the extra weight on the car will have an effect on the tires so be sure your car tires are PROPERLY inflated. You don't want any surprises back there.

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I recenlty bought a American Car Dolly American Car Dolly

I didn't want the hassle of wiring a brake controller so I bought with the EZ Controller. It is a break controller that is mounted on the tow dolly itself. I bought this one because we were towing a new beetle that sits really low, I mean really low. This one sits on the dolly perfectly and tows great. It is one of the cheapest too.
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