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Old 09-03-2013, 09:05 AM   #1
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towing question.

ok i have a problem, mom has a 2011 dodge grand caravan and she wants to dolly it behind her motorhome.... BUT she had a "tow master" dolly and the van fit fine on the platform BUT she couldnt turn ANY corners because the fenders of the dolly would hit the doors on her van, now i loaded my full size dodge truck on the dolly and it worked fine because the fenders on the dolly went under the fenders on the truck...

Does anybody tow a 2011 dodge grand caravan ??? ive seen some on the highways but they were going the other way so i couldnt look and see what year the van was or the type of dolly they had... thanks for any help...
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You might consider putting an extension between the hitch on the motorhome and the towing dolly. You'd need to measure to figure out how long it should be. Also, be aware that this may change the amount of tongue weight you can put on the hitch. Look at some of the specialized hitch pins that keep your connections from rattling.
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Old 09-03-2013, 11:18 AM   #3
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You might consider putting an extension between the hitch on the motorhome and the towing dolly. You'd need to measure to figure out how long it should be. Also, be aware that this may change the amount of tongue weight you can put on the hitch. Look at some of the specialized hitch pins that keep your connections from rattling.
thanks for the reply, the dolly fenders are hitting the Toad when we try to turn, sorry i didnt explain that good enough, its not hitting the motorhome fenders,

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Welcome to iRV2.
I'm currently flat towing a 2000 caravan( 12,000+ miles ) , with a Remco lube pump.
I've looked into upgrading the toad to 2011/12 and the info on flat tow from Remco is the same . Although the lube pump kit is different for the 4spd and 6sp transmissions. Set up cost ; lube pump, base plate and tow bar will run, approx. $3,000 , so you want to be sure she will be happy with the van for a while.

Edit : Note to self re-read all posts before responding. Your after dolly info. Sorry.
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Edit : Note to self re-read all posts before responding. Your after dolly info. Sorry.
LOL thats fine we had talked about a pump for it but because of the cost we decided against it ... thanks
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Do (did) you have a Tow Master or Master Tow Dolly? Master Tow comes in 2 different widths...77 inch or 80 inch. Did your mother have the 77 inch wide dolly?

See this Master Tow link: MASTER TOW INC. :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: :
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Do (did) you have a Tow Master or Master Tow Dolly? Master Tow comes in 2 different widths...77 inch or 80 inch. Did your mother have the 77 inch wide dolly?

See this Master Tow link: MASTER TOW INC. :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: :
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yes we did BUT i dont remember what size it was, :( im going to the rental place and rent a 80" one and try it out, IF it works then il buy another tow dolly thanks
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