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Old 03-02-2013, 05:13 PM   #1
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Triple towing

I have a Holiday Rambler Ambassador 36 ft and after doing all the calculation I can't put a lift on the rear to haul my Goldwing. What are your thoughts on towing all three? RV, Jeep 4 down and the Goldwing on a trailer, I already own the trailer, just for the bike. I know some states by law do not allow triple tow. But I wonder if that is a real issue just being temp in that state?
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Old 03-02-2013, 05:25 PM   #2
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Here's an article about the issues with triple towing. It is legal in a surprising number of states,a but there are a lot of 'ifs.' Some limit length to 65', California requires a special license, etc.

Triple Towing: What You Need To Know Before You Pull 2 Trailers Behind A Car, Truck, Or RV - The Fun Times Guide to RVing


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Don't come to Washington. They make you drop one at the state line. No ifs, ands or buts. I think Oregon does the same thing.
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Sell the little trailer and get a bigger trailer to take both on it.

Right now that's how we tow the 4Runner and Harley.
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Don't do it in Florida. Don't ask how I know.
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Old 03-02-2013, 07:59 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by PyrateSilly View Post
Sell the little trailer and get a bigger trailer to take both on it.

Right now that's how we tow the 4Runner and Harley.
That's what we did. 26' car hauler does the trick.

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What is the GCWR of our RV...can it handle all the weight?
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I've been triple towing since 2004 no problems yet knock on wood. There will be posters saying its against the law. I pull a expedition with a trailer and the golf cart which is in my picture on it and don't even know its back there. If weight is a factor adding a big trailer to haul both is your making the problem worst.
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Both on one trailer is the best way to go. Invest in a trailer tongue weight scale to get to balance right.
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its not legal in texas
but that being said, I see it all day long
from boats behind toads to trailer behind toads
even saw a ford dually pulling a 38 - 40 foot fiver and it had a 20 or foot long double axle cargo trailer behind it

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a fiver, pulled by a dodge dually, behind the fiver was a honda car pulling a small boat, they drove right into the loves truck stop next a place i stopped at getting trailer parts
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I believe a lot of motorhome's pulling a trailer that big with a car&bike on it.
Will be over weight too.

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