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Old 10-10-2007, 11:00 AM   #1
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Well did a little more research. Seems no matter what coach I researched they mostly had a 10000 lb tow capacity. Where and what do you do to tow a trailer that weights something between 13,500 and 15,000 LBS?
Where do I go from here?
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Hi Again,
Well did a little more research. Seems no matter what coach I researched they mostly had a 10000 lb tow capacity. Where and what do you do to tow a trailer that weights something between 13,500 and 15,000 LBS?
Where do I go from here?
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Old 10-10-2007, 11:08 AM   #3
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You might want to look at Show Hauler. They can pull the load.

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Old 10-10-2007, 03:51 PM   #4
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It seems you have to go the big $$$ motorhomes to get 15,000 lb. towing capacity. I am familiar with Tiffin products and even the 42' Allegro Bus only has a 10,000 lb. towing capacity. You have to go to the 45' Zephyr to get 15,000 lbs.
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I think the Spartan chassis have a 12,000 lb tow rating (difference between GVWR and GCWR), so a coach built on one of the big Spartans (e.g American Coach Tradition or Eagle) would get you close. Freightliners are usually a 10k rating.

If the coach is not loaded to its GVWR, the tow capacity is increased. In other words, as long as the Gross Combined Weight (coach plus trailer) is equal or less than the GCWR, you are OK.
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by RV Roamer:
I think the Spartan chassis have a 12,000 lb tow rating (difference between GVWR and GCWR), so a coach built on one of the big Spartans (e.g American Coach Tradition or Eagle) would get you close. Freightliners are usually a 10k rating.

If the coach is not loaded to its GVWR, the tow capacity is increased. In other words, as long as the Gross Combined Weight (coach plus trailer) is equal or less than the GCWR, you are OK. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
Subject to hitch component capacity limitations (e.g., receiver, hitch ball, etc.), of course.

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The Haulmarks* have a towing capacity of 32,000lbs to 35,000lbs depending on which engine chassis combinaton you choose.

*Hearing protection and kidney belt not included.
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