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Old 02-17-2016, 06:59 PM   #1
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2015 Classic Superlite 8526RLWS Pulling Trailer

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I recently purchased a 2015 Classic Superlite 8526RLWS with intention on pulling a flatbed trailer behind it when we go out to the desert. What do you guys think of frame strength to pull another trailer? The second trailer is a 16ft Carson Car Hauler. It is 1,568 pounds empty. I will be adding a Polaris RZR Side x Side that weights 1,266lbs dry and a quad that weights about 400 pounds. That's 3,324. Add another 1,000-1,500 pounds of gear/fuel/etc and I'm just under 5,000 pounds. Do you think the ibeam frame will be enough to handle it? I, at first, didn't have a doubt in my mind but the welding I went to said he isn't a fan of putting hitches on these super lite trailers. Says the frame strength isn't up to par. The dealer I bought the trailer from knew my intentions and said it should be just fine with a proper hitch. Of course he's trying to sell me something so I can't imagine him telling me any differently. What do you think?

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Old 02-17-2016, 07:32 PM   #2
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I think you are asking lite frame to do lot. Your frame is probably made by Lippert you might want to give them a call, they would know for sure. I do know that someone with ultra lite TT called about putting a hitch on the back to haul two peddle type bicycles on bike rack and Lippert told them not to do it and they were less than 100lbs. Here is a link to hitches that Lippert sells for their frames.

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Also the majority of the states don't allow a trailer being towed behind a TT.
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It's a 5th wheel. Most states I will travel to allow it. Most don't allow 2 tag trailers but 5th wheel to tag is allowed.


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You have a "super light" trailer with a tin fabricated I beam frame, I wouldn't pull anything behind it.
You are going to do what you want but if you wanted to take along toys you should have bought a "toy hauler"


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Thanks all for the input. I won't be doing it. I have other ways of getting the toys to the destination. I've owned two toy haulers now and didn't like either of them. The classic 5th wheel is much nicer.

I'm hoping to still put a hitch and add a rack to hold a few bicycles and a small Honda generator.

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The problem with that is most of the newer rigs I have looked at doesn't have the clearance between the bumper and back of the RV to mount it. It takes bout 4 to 5 inches of frame past the back of the RV to get it to mount.
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The problem with that is most of the newer rigs I have looked at doesn't have the clearance between the bumper and back of the RV to mount it. It takes bout 4 to 5 inches of frame past the back of the RV to get it to mount.
Just walked outside and looked and I don't have but 1-2 inches at most.


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If that was your intention, you shouldn't have bought an ultralight trailer.
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