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Towing Blazer IN a UHaul

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by OFFRDK5, Sep 29, 2002.

  1. OFFRDK5

    OFFRDK5 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Anyone ever put their Blazer IN a uhaul to get it home? I think it will fit inside, just have to figure out how to get it IN.
     
  2. MUD JUNKIE

    MUD JUNKIE 1/2 ton status

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    i had a friend that fit a camero in the back of a uhaul,he used a loading area from walmart,drove intothe truck and moved to Iowa,then went to another walmart which he worked at and backed up to the unloading dock and drove out the people at u haul never knew,if they did i sure they wont let you do it.
     
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    I thought about that, but hot dang it's expensive!!!
     
  4. OFFRDK5

    OFFRDK5 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    UHaul cost vs tow truck cost

    I think the UHaul will be cheaper.

    Yea...getting it in there is going to be the trick.
     
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    width will work, if you pull in the mirrors and crawl out the back window...If you have a lift on her, you might have a height problem. I used to use hydrolic lift at a shopto raise a jeep, back the truck under the rack, and back the jeep off the rack into the truck. Most guys at midas are always looking to make a couple of bucks. Oh yea, I agree with the last guy...you dont want to mention this to U-haul.
     
  6. 4x4Freak

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    Didn't someone on here do this? I remember seeing pics of someone doing it somewhere.
     
  7. outlaw612

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    I would be sure and take those old tires with ya. With the other 6 inches or so from the extra width from the boggers, it will be a tighter fit.
     
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    I know a guy who uses one of the smaller Uhauls to take his tracker to the trails, and then a trailer behind that for another friends jeep. The funny thing is that the tracker can crawl up into the back of the uhaul without any ramps! I'd love to see the look on the Uhaul guy's face it he saw that.
     
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    Somone had this in the "oops" section of peterson's. Their tow rig died so they rented a Uhaul and hauled a pretty big wheelin' rig back home . Not sure wich issu eor month its in.
     
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    That's where I saw it. I dont know what issue, but I believe it was fairly recent.
     
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    Well guys it was petersen's 4 wheel & off road august issue 2002, and it was first generation Ford bronco.
    I have measured the uhaul on the inside before and I know it can fit the full size Blazer, it will be tight though, I did because I was thinking of buying one as a tow truck for my rig.
    Changed my mind now.
    IceMan
     
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    I know my Jimmy will fit in a shipping container (conex) /forums/images/icons/grin.gif I think Ryder is way cheaper than u-haul, that mileage fee will eat you alive.
     
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    penske has good rates if you book in advance /forums/images/icons/wink.gif
     
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    yeah it was in petersons...
     
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    I've moved my K5 a couple of times inside a moving van with my furniture and stuff. /forums/images/icons/shocked.gif The first time it didn't have an engine so I had a flatbed tow truck come by the house. We put the rig on the flatbed, then backed it up to the moving van and pushed the rig inside and tied it down. And yeah, you do have to crawl out the back window. /forums/images/icons/cool.gif
     
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    What Size of up are you all talking about. I would think you could buy on of these for a good price and but a rebuilt motor in on and use it as a tow rig. I would think it would be a kool set up for top less trucks.
     
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    And you can sleep inside and chill there when its raining...almost like a garage on wheels...good idea
     
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    Thanks for all the replies. I will fit it in a uhaul, if I need to. Now I need to figure out how to get it in the uhaul in BFE. I would like to see a Blazer crawl up in there though. That would be funny as hell if the uhaul guy saw it.
     
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    milage is included unless its a local rental which ryder and uhaul both are 49cents per mile. i work at uhaul
     
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    I haven't done it yet but my blazer can do it, but 2 weeks ago I saw a guy at the spillway on loon lake (Rubicon) crawl up his trailer with no ramps.
    IceMan
     

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