Where to buy used U Haul Auto Transport Trailers?

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  1. bpassmore

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    ??? Any thought ? i tried search tempest, but cant find much...

    anyone know where to look? (local uhauls dont sell)
     
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    Dont do it................


    Buy a good trailer, you can find them, look in farm sales adds.
     
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    You got a RV with a truck chassis, it can tow alot, buy a trailer thats gonna be long enough to load and tow an 80 with a good weight disribution to the hitch. A U Haul trailer will sway and be a real bitch behind a Pusher RV, at worst it will pitch that 80 right off it.
     
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    really? i like the build, and they are light.

    edit - you are quick. - understood.
     
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    them trailers are NOT light if we are talking about the auto transport ones.

    i called my local u haul for one of the tow dollies they had sitting by the road with a for sale sign and they wanted 1500 bux!! but told me they may work with me on the price some... PASS!! buy a good trailer and you will be much happier i promise.
     
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    i like that little on short side but would still be good, didnt see a price. any idea?
     
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    I have a 20' foot steel deck trailer with a rear dovetail and ramps, I can put various trucks on it with a great weight distribution and tow at 75 MPH and not even feel that 80 behind me, Its pulled stuff to the Con and Moab without a problem other than two tires.........
     
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    They make longer and shorter versions......
    No idea on price, can't seem to find one.
    Awesome trailers though......our guys put them through hell.

    Also Passmore, if you end up with electric trailer brakes, do yourself a favor and get a progressive controller that will vary the current.......so you are not making flat spots on your trailer tires everytime you step on the brakes.
     
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    i want something like 20 foot... ill be looking!

    and x2 on the brake controller.
     
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    any votes for surge over electric?
     
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    Used to take boat into Lake Mead, Meadview ramp, had a couple mile grade to drop into the canyon, with surge brakes the entire time they would self apply, buy the time we were at the bottom they would be on fire, there is no control.
    And I doubt you will see many auto trailers with surge brakes unless it is custom made.
     
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    haha,, and its free! ill go buy a few. shipping is only 8 bucks.
     
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    Im betting you missed that 5 grand part then.................but used ones are everywhere.
     
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    Search for a TKT12U......just do it.
     
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    that is a big ass trailer... way too big. 33 foot. must be 5000 pounds empty
     
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    Perfect, Im not a wood fan but Durabak it and it will work fine...........good price.
     

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