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need to tow my k5

Discussion in 'Tow & Trailer' started by 4wood, Dec 10, 2004.

  1. 4wood

    4wood 1/2 ton status

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    I need to tow my '87 K5 about 140 miles. Word on the street is that the do-it-yourself trailers at U-Haul aren't big enough for a K5. Does anyone have any ideas what I can do?
     
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    Pookster 1/2 ton status

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    its not, and it voids their contracts if you do.

    but it will fit with stock tires and wheels.

    What are you pulling it with? Moving?
     
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    4wood 1/2 ton status

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    I have stock wheels but am running 33x12.50x15 BFG MTs (in case you didn't see that in my sig). I'd be pulling it with an F-250.
     
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    rjfguitar 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Try a United Rentals, I don't know how large the U-haul trailers are but I rented a UR trailer and the deck had inches to spare after loading on a '79 F150 with 33.x12.50's.
     
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    afroman006 1/2 ton status

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    Will a dually front fit on one of those tow dollies? Like the hubs and outter part of the wheels fitting between the fenders?
     
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    Ok, cool. I'll give that a shot.
     
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    I'd say, probably not. I have used them for single wheel trucks and it is a squeeze to begin with.
     
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    Many trailer sales businesses ( at least in Dallas) will rent you a car hauler, even though they may not advertise. Just call and ask. I rent one whenever I go wheeling far from home. About $35 / day usually or $50 for a whole weekend. It's much safer getting the right equipment for the job compared to overloading a dolly.
     

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