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Old 04-13-2016, 07:49 PM   #21
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I vote to sell on your own, but if you must move it,call a hauling company. My brother owns his own hauling business and spends his off shift time hauling trailers, boats,horses and cars with his dually for a nominal fee. Good luck!
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Old 04-13-2016, 08:01 PM   #22
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What happened to your TV?. What kind of TT are you trying to get rid of?
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Old 04-13-2016, 08:04 PM   #23
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My trailer is at my home and the dealer is any good two hours away.
I didn't know you could rent trucks set up to tow a travel trailer. What type of place does so?

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Home Depot has a truck that has a 7 pin connector that will tow his (we have no idea what he has) Travel Trailer?
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So much good information here. I really, really appreciate it.
TV is "his"....TT is mine.
I'm researching my options right now. My daughter and I want to keep camping on a regular basis. So, I either need to get a motorhome or a new TV. However, the TV has to also be my primary vehicle so it has to be a SUV. I don't want a truck as my only vehicle. My current TT, the yellow sticker dry weight is 5460# and the TT is 31ft long. I'm not even sure if an SUV is appropriate. I need to do more research. The Jeep Grand Cherokee has a towing capacity of 7200# but I know there is a lot more to it than that. Decisions....
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So you are going through a very difficult time in your life Sorry but You have more important things to consider right now.JMHO. I'm OUT
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So much good information here. I really, really appreciate it.
TV is "his"....TT is mine.
I'm researching my options right now. My daughter and I want to keep camping on a regular basis. So, I either need to get a motorhome or a new TV. However, the TV has to also be my primary vehicle so it has to be a SUV. I don't want a truck as my only vehicle. My current TT, the yellow sticker dry weight is 5460# and the TT is 31ft long. I'm not even sure if an SUV is appropriate. I need to do more research. The Jeep Grand Cherokee has a towing capacity of 7200# but I know there is a lot more to it than that. Decisions....
Have you never seen the rear window that says "trucks are for girls"? My wife wanted to keep my 2015 F150 as her daily driver. The only reason she did not is with that, my 2016 F250, and my daughter's Lincoln we had a space problem so she kept the 2014 Escape. There are a lot of full size SUVs that will pull your TT. Look at the payload 1st. Easier to find one that can pull the loaded weight than carry the tongue weight and hitch. If you go the MH route and want to tow a vehicle you get an extra motor to maintain and make sure you get a toad that can be towed 4 wheels down. Wait until you see the cost of that set up. Been there and love the 5er.
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Before I had my own truck I called a few auto rental companies and ran into a dead end with using their truck to tow. My local U-Haul said yes to using one of their "box trucks".


Maybe the dealer would be willing to make arrangements to pick it up if it means closing a deal.


I used AAA once to tow my TT to the dealer lot but that might be different since someone stole my batteries (& other stuff).
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All rental trucks have a tow hitch on the rear in case you are moving a boat, trailer or using their trailers. As someone mentioned, the dealer you are buying from can pull it back for you when they deliver the new one. Otherwise the truck rental is the way to go.
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No Tow vehicle...how do I trade?

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So you are going through a very difficult time in your life Sorry but You have more important things to consider right now.JMHO. I'm OUT

Ha!!! Difficult time? Not at all. What's important is I continue to make great camping memories with my daughter....like I always have. Now I just need to make it happen. SEE YA!
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