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Old 02-04-2014, 06:42 PM   #1
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Hi, my wife and I are in the market for a toy hauler. Been researching for a couple of weeks now. We are leaning to the 25rr, but would really like to have a separate cargo area for our bikes. We don't want to upgrade our tow vehicle right now, so we are looking at lighter toy haulers. Any suggestions on which brand and model?
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Old 02-04-2014, 06:45 PM   #2
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welcome to FRF!!
by the way, there's some recent posts on buying a toyhauler that you really should read before deciding. some real useful info/experiences that you might find good to know.
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Old 02-04-2014, 08:20 PM   #3
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Welcome from the west coast. I believe this is one of the posts bikendan was reffering to. Please read if you are buying a toyhauler !

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Old 02-04-2014, 08:39 PM   #4
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That was one of the first threads I read, it kinda opened my eyes. My wife wanted a toy hauler loaded in size and comfort, not looking at the specs. I ended up telling her that if we purchase the one she wants, we better start looking at new trucks again, that changed her mind, lol. I want to keep the trailer weight loaded in the 6000 lbs range. Is the total length of the trailer include the tongue length and the width includes the awning as well?
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Old 02-04-2014, 08:58 PM   #5
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When you're researching toy haulers, look at the GVWR, not the advertised dry weight. Tongue weight on a TT should be 10-15% of the trailer weight. You shouldn't ever be loading the toy hauler more than the GVWR so it's a good way to judge whether or not it's too much for your TV.
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Old 02-07-2014, 02:21 PM   #8
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Yes the total length measurements do include the tongues as well. Not too sure about the awning being included for the width. I do not believe it would be because I sm sure there is a difference in size between manual and power awnings. So I would think they just measure the width of the box.

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Welcome from Wisconsin and good luck with your decision.
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Welcome from SW Idaho and good hunting.

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