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Old 01-11-2016, 01:16 AM   #1
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Looking for a Measurement on the XLR Travel Trailer

I'm wondering if anyone can tell me what the height is of the plastic cover that goes over the propane tanks on the front of the tongue is. Basically the measurement from the bottom of the cover to the top of it. I have a flat bed pickup and I put snowmobiles on the bed. They hang off the back quite a bit and I'm wondering if the tracks will clear the propane tanks or not. Thanks

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Old 01-11-2016, 06:51 AM   #2
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29 inches. It will accommodate 20#or 30# cylinders, so if you have 20#s you might be able to cut it down some. But, it looks like a bigger issue is the tail of the toys hitting the camper in a turn. A receiver extension might make this less of an issue, if you can find one rated to carry our heavy tongue weight.
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Old 01-11-2016, 07:13 AM   #3
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Your saying it rite WW! That would be one LONG stinger sticking out to clear! Youroo!!
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Old 01-11-2016, 07:22 AM   #4
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Crop Duster,just keep raising up the rear of your Snowmobiles and Block under the Tracks,they do it all the time here in the Midwest! Youroo!! Go Polaris!
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Thanks WW and youroo. I'm hoping they will clear the front on turns with how long they are and I think I can work with the propane issue.
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I contemplated something similar; I thought of laying the tanks flat or taking them off for transport. But a bike on a narrow ramp was easier. Like youroo said, I've seen them ramped up... partially over the roof of the truck.
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Back in the day when 121" were the standard tracks. People would do this all the time.
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Not sure if you could "block" up the back of the sleds to give you more clearance. Still would need to worry about when turning and hitting the camper itself.

Good luck with your setup...
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why isn't the toy in the garage?
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why isn't the toy in the garage?
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I was thinking the same thing...
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