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Old 11-14-2007, 05:42 PM
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What are you towing or trailering?

Let's hear or see what you are towing or trailering? Also what you are using to pull it with.
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Old 11-14-2007, 06:11 PM
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I bought the frame and re-did all the wood and added the fenders. It's built out of the front axle from an old Ford, and pulls like a dream provided I don't try to take it above 60 mph or so.
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ah, CRAP. I forgot to take a picture of the trailer when we were pulling Eva's Bronco all over creation.

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I rarely use my trailer anymore now. I have a flatbed car hauler. It's an Isuzu NPR with a 20 foot flat bed powered by a Ford 400/c-6 combo.



Sometimes I break out the old trailer. This past weekend I did and towed it with my buddy's Dodge with a cummins. Better economy than my gasser.

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Old 11-14-2007, 07:07 PM
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Damn Tony that would be nice to have a car hauler like that Izuzu. Heck it'd be nice to even have that trailer. I haven't gotten to tow the boat yet because my truck still needs a few more upgrades but soon soon soon:




Currently being towed by my brothers 97 F250 7.3L PSD:


Soon to be towed by my 95 F150 5.8L (very carefully):


I also towed a trailer for a friend a few months back. Trailer was around 2k lbs, crap on trailer was around 2000lbs and crap in bed was around 500-1000 lbs:
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I rarely tow much of anything anymore.

I used to tow all the totalled vehicles (mostly full size) home from the auctions with my ranger. Dad and I used to rebuild them. I did that for years.

About the only thing I have towed with the explorer was my 56.

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It would be cool to see the 56 towing an old Airstream camper down the road.
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Here's my main reason for the diesel upgrade. This is my old '96 that I sold hooked up to our boat. The old '96 was an F-250 with the 5.8L and 3.51 gears. It didn't pull the 9500lbs too well, but it DID pull it for 10 years and I couldn't blow it up!!


Here's a pic of my buddies car that I haul for him. I didn't get a pic of the trailer, but loaded up with tools, two ATV's and this car, it all weighs in at 15,280lbs. More than I'm rated for, but it pulls great up to 70MPH. Over that it gets squirrely, so we usually limit ourselves to 65MPH.



And finally, here's a picture of my FAVORITE load!!



I don't have any pictures, but I also have a two waverunner side by side trailer, a four place waverunner trailer and a 6x12x6 utility box trailer.
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I almost forgot about the wave runner. I break out the heavy artillery to tow it though.

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Whoops. I've got a waverunner too, Yamaha. You can see part of it in this picture:
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