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Old 03-23-2013, 03:58 PM   #1
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Solera Trailer Towing a Smart Car

Is anyone towing a Smart Car on a trailer behind a Solera? Appreciate any info. Thanks.

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Old 03-23-2013, 04:38 PM   #2
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I want to tow our smart 4 wheels down. Haven't gotten it worked out yet. Don't want to have to deal with a trailer. Seems some say you can tow 4 wheels down, and some say a smart cant. So, not quite sure who to believe!
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:30 PM   #3
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Towing with Solera

I am towing a Smart car for two, on four. Base plates are available at Roadmaster Tow Bars for $399. You can install it your self or Camping world will do it. You have to install a Battery disconnect switch for about $30. plus your Roadmaster Tow-bar. I used only 4 electrical connection, because the car is only weigh about 1,600 LB. no need for electrical Brake connection. My wife also drive it. She fines it no referent driving with the towed car or without.
Installation takes some mechanical skills, because the whole front part of the smart car has to be taken off, to install base plates.
Good luck, we not sorry we did it.
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Old 04-08-2013, 09:08 AM   #4
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I am going to tow my Smart Car, which is 2315 LBS. I am looking at trailers now. What would be a "Good Ratio" to weight of the trailer to buy? Thinking of around 1,500 lbs with electric brakes and 3,500 lbs single axle. Your thoughts please? Thanks.
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Old 04-08-2013, 04:06 PM   #5
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Have you considered a car dolly?
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Old 04-08-2013, 11:18 PM   #6
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Solera Trailer Towing a Smart Car

If you select to tow a Smart car for two on four because it only curb wight is under 2000 Lb (when you tow nobody sit in the car) in Canada you don't need to put brakes on it, You should check in each state for requirements.
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Old 04-09-2013, 08:29 AM   #7
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Thanks for the info/replies. I have look at several two steel wheel trailers (all with brakes) in the $1,368-2,000 range. Now I am looking at their weight with extra tire spares, tool box, etc. I am trying to keep the Smart off the ground and the trailer weight down for the Solera to tow. Thanks again and "Happy Travels."
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