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Old 06-16-2015, 02:22 PM   #1
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Double pull hitch and wiring experience

Hello all,
We have a 2011 Sabre 32BHOK-6. We would like to put a 2" receiver on the back and wire for a 2nd trailer. A small one with 3 or 4 dirtbikes on it.

For those that have double pulled would you ever have a need or wanted brakes on the 2nd trailer?

Thanks for the information.
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Old 06-16-2015, 02:40 PM   #2
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I had a 5th wheel mounted on the back of one of my fifth wheels so that I could pull a small fishing boat. As it was under 1500 lbs the boat trailer had no breaks, and I had no problems for years pulling that arrangement. I connected the wiring at the front of the 5th wheel in the forward compartment so that I could get to it easy and then ran it out the bottom of the compartment and along a pipe with zip ties to the rear of the unit worked great for 11 years. By the way I used an ac extension cord and cut the ends off for the wiring to the back, worked great and all within a weather tight cover.
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No. Don't require brakes at all. I could not imagine what would happen if the brakes on the dirt bike trailer locked up.

Also you can not tow a trailer behind the Sabre. Other forum members can confirm but this thread speaks to damage that can be caused.

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Old 06-16-2015, 03:52 PM   #4
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Well dang it. The dealership told us that the -6 on the model number was for heavier axles and Springs so we could double tow!
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Old 06-17-2015, 02:57 PM   #5
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Have your dealer install the hitch. Then you're covered. If they won't, perhaps you shouldn't. When we were shopping, we saw many campers with trailer hitches already installed. Pulled a 16' alum bass boat behind a 28' cardinal for years. Lights tied into rv tail lights.
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Old 06-17-2015, 03:13 PM   #6
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Not a bad idea. I'll have to call them.
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Check your state laws on doubles. Some require a special license.
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Old 06-17-2015, 04:39 PM   #8
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I have the same unit!
Do not do it.
sabre definitely says do not do it.

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Old 06-17-2015, 04:41 PM   #9
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Well dang it. The dealership told us that the -6 on the model number was for heavier axles and Springs so we could double tow!
They lied and or don't know any better!


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