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Old 03-24-2008, 06:34 PM   #1
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I'm new to towing a toad. Please tell me the advantages of towing a toad with a dolly vs 4 down. Also, I own a car business and have several car haulers. I have one open car hauler that is only 14 ft. long. Is there a reason why not to use this trailer? I don't mind purchasing whatever I need but, I have a lot of equipment to keep up with now. My motorhome is a 40" Mountain Aire. Thanks in advance for the advice.

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Old 03-24-2008, 06:34 PM   #2
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I'm new to towing a toad. Please tell me the advantages of towing a toad with a dolly vs 4 down. Also, I own a car business and have several car haulers. I have one open car hauler that is only 14 ft. long. Is there a reason why not to use this trailer? I don't mind purchasing whatever I need but, I have a lot of equipment to keep up with now. My motorhome is a 40" Mountain Aire. Thanks in advance for the advice.

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The only advantage with a tow dolly is that you can tow multiple cars by just driving one of them onto the dolly. The loading and strapping it down time is much longer than towing four down. Storing the dolly when you get to the campground is another thing to deal with. Maintanance on the dolly is yet another issue to deal with. If you will tow one or possibly two vehicles only then you may want to think about towing four down. Good luck and keep us posted.
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I prefer 4-down as when I get to the campground I can pull 2 pins, unhook 2 safety cables and unplug 1 wiring harness and I'm ready to go.
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When we dollied, there was also the problem of what to do with the dolly when you unloaded the car and got in the site. We have run the tongue up under the coach, but still had a few feet of dolly stuck out the back. This is not so bad in large campsite parks, but in some areas such as beach parks or destination type parks where space is at a premium, it can be a pain. Four down is much quicker to hook and unhook (in my opinion anyway )
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