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Old 09-25-2020, 09:11 PM   #1
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Any use a motorcycle trailer behind their Toad? I know it would be long but a trailer vs a Lift seems more practical to me. If you have this setup, photos would be appreciated.
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Old 09-25-2020, 09:27 PM   #2
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Any use a motorcycle trailer behind their Toad? I know it would be long but a trailer vs a Lift seems more practical to me. If you have this setup, photos would be appreciated.
I see a lot of tandem towing these days. I don't know how you'd back it up of you had to get out of a tight spot. I suppose you'd have to disconnect. If towed is 4 down, that has to be disconnected as well.
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Old 09-25-2020, 10:01 PM   #3
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Illegal in many states.

https://news.pickuptrucks.com/2009/0...ouble-tow.html
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Hauling doubles with 2 ball type hitches is illegal in most states.
Don't know about your toad 4 down with a trailer hooked to it, other than I wouldn't do it.
If you need to haul all your toys maybe get a truck, a toyhauler 5th wheel & load'er up! At least you could back it up!!!
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Old 09-26-2020, 12:30 AM   #5
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In my opinion, a Toy Hauler is the only way to go.

My last coach was an Outlaw 29H. We carried our Can-Am Spyder in the garage.

I know have a Magnitude SV34. I bought a trailer for the Spyder. We either tow the trailer with the Spyder or leave it home and tow the Wrangler.
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Hauling doubles with 2 ball type hitches is illegal in most states.
Don't know about your toad 4 down with a trailer hooked to it, other than I wouldn't do it.
If you need to haul all your toys maybe get a truck, a toyhauler 5th wheel & load'er up! At least you could back it up!!!


I have a 42’ DP, flat towing a Jeep Grand Cherokee. I was looking at a Kendon motorcycle trailer. Only ball hitch would be motorcycle trailer.
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Old 09-26-2020, 01:10 AM   #7
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I have a 42’ DP, flat towing a Jeep Grand Cherokee. I was looking at a Kendon motorcycle trailer. Only ball hitch would be motorcycle trailer.
If you are towing the Jeep with your DP, how is it attached to the tow vehicle?
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Old 09-26-2020, 01:14 AM   #8
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If you are towing the Jeep with your DP, how is it attached to the tow vehicle?


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Old 09-26-2020, 01:24 AM   #9
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Just get a big enough trailer to carry both!
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Old 09-28-2020, 01:47 AM   #10
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I've seen 5vr's towing boats, I have never seen a MH, toad and a trailer.
Some states that allow the dbl tow have length limits. Some states don't have any length limits and some don't allow dbl tow at all. In MN where I have seen the bulk of the dbl tows with a boat, I talked to one fella that said he was limited to 65' total in MN.
I think Bob hit the nail on the head a trailer big enough to haul both seems to be the most practical solution.
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Old 09-28-2020, 02:33 AM   #11
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A friend had a pickup as a toad with his Harley in the bed. That’s another option.

Large trailer for both bike and car as Bob mentioned is probably expensive but solves a few problems like backing up, laws, etc.


For what it’s worth, I saw a Class C motorhome near my home in Texas towing a Jeep which was towing a jet ski — if I recall details correctly. It was a double tow for certain.
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I agree: the truck that doubles as a Toad would work!
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Old 09-30-2020, 11:50 PM   #13
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I’ve towed that way many times. The maximum length in Texas is 65 feet. Each state has their guidelines. I got stopped by DPS onetime hauling a RZR on a 12 ft trailer. I was 74 ft. Didn’t get a ticket but had to disconnect the Jeep from the motorhome and my wife drove the Jeep pulling the trailer, until we got in the next country. We were headed to Colorado for the summer. When headed home and went back through the area where we got stopped, we disconnected again until we got through.
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Nope, get a toy hauler
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Old 10-01-2020, 12:19 AM   #16
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No toy hauler for me. Truck is next best option but they are $$$ when I already have a Jeep Grand Cherokee. Trailer not an option as we don’t have a place to store it where our RV is located. Just asking thoughts.
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Back in the mid-80s when I camped in tents and raced sailboats the marina/boat store owner that supported our yacht club used to tow a Suburban towing a 26 foot cruising sailboat behind his motorhome. Looked awesome to me at the time.

I have towed a 25' TT towing a 5 x8 utility trailer behind a Silverado 1500 for a short distance on rural, 2 lane highways, and
My Sonic toad towing a tow dolly behind my ACE from Tampa to North Florida.
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Old 10-01-2020, 01:36 AM   #18
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Any use a motorcycle trailer behind their Toad? I know it would be long but a trailer vs a Lift seems more practical to me. If you have this setup, photos would be appreciated.
Absolutely. I have a Thor 27K, Class A with an old school Y2K TJ Jeep toad. I have a shop made heavy duty tow bar/front bumper I fabricated. I pull a 5X8 Utility trailer behind the Jeep with my 900 lb Triumph on it. I’m 58’ long. Goes around corners like the Airport baggage carts.
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