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Old 09-18-2018, 04:00 PM   #21
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The legal part of this story. This could be considered a trailer, it is in this state. Reasons It is not a permanent part of the tow vehicle. Anything like this attached to a tow vehicle that has 1800 or more lbs needs a license as in a utility trailer. (unless it's a real RV, they have their own license needs). It would need to be a vehicle with a VIN and pass all DOT tests. This would be weighted with the trailer connected. If no RV on it, than could be legal to pull as a light weight trailer under 1800 lbs and no license needed but it is still a vehicle (ie a trailer). It might be ok in states allowing non comm vehicles to tow 2 trailers. Could you or should you I will not say. I cannot here so for me it's a no.
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Old 09-23-2018, 10:08 AM   #22
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Friend of ours has an f150 ecoBoost 4x4. His claimed tow rating was 12500 lbs. tried to pull his 7000 lb TT with s blue ox weight distribution hitch and could not control the sway. Truck was tooo light for trailer. Trained in the trailer for a motorhome. Only good thing about the F150 is he can dingy tow it all 4 down. Says he gets Terrable gas mileage. No where near what was advertised. Iíll stick with my Toyota Platinum Tundra.
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Old 09-23-2018, 11:19 AM   #23
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If the trailer even approaches TV weight, better fit best possible brakes, and take things **very** slow
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Old 09-23-2018, 03:35 PM   #24
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We had a set up like that on a race car trailer only it was part of the tongue on the trailer. We towed all over the West coast for years. Never had any issues with it.
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