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Old 07-18-2015, 10:13 AM   #1
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Towing behind an Rpod

Hi all, First post. I was wondering if anyone had any experience towing something behind their RPod? I was thinking like a little lightweight 14 foot utility trailer for an ATV or possibly even a lighter load towed on a stinger hitch behind an RPOD, that I would tow with a full sized truck. How do you think that would work? I have checked my state highway laws and it seems to be legal so long as the total length of the truck + trailers does not exceed 64 feet. I appreciate if anyone can share their experience.
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Old 07-18-2015, 03:04 PM   #2
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NO!!!!

not only does it have a ultralite trailer frame, any such mod will void the frame's warranty.
not sure of your state, but out on the West Coast, you can't double tow without the trailer being a 5th wheel.
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...not sure of your state, but out on the West Coast, you can't double tow without the trailer being a 5th wheel.
OP said he already checked with his state patrol.
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Old 07-18-2015, 03:56 PM   #4
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Your State might allow a 2nd row behind the first but I seriously doubt the RPod frame can even withstand the stresses as it was made as a ultralight weight trailer.


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Old 07-18-2015, 04:56 PM   #5
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Put the ATV in the back of the truck.
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Old 07-19-2015, 03:09 PM   #6
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Check with F/R Rpod for maximum weight capacity of rear bumper. They had a heat attack when I told them I was relocating my spare to a bumper mount AND mounting two bicycles on it!

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Old 07-19-2015, 04:44 PM   #7
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I my state it is only legal if the the driver has a CDL , both trailers have brakes and breakaway brakes and is a fifth wheel , Florida !
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Old 08-26-2015, 10:50 AM   #8
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What do you guys think about having a professional welder extend the trailer tongue 3-4 ft? I know it would not be manufacturer approved, but it should make it ride better and would solve a problem for me.
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you will overloading your axle if you extend it 3-4 feet and put something heavy on it. The axle is only rated to 3500 lbs, unless they have changed them since I looked at them.
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