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Author Topic: Towing with a Fishbowl?  (Read 1939 times)
Rudy Frimbrez
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« on: June 27, 2006, 12:56:36 AM »

This can't be a good idea.  The question came up over the weekend about what was the best way to tow an old Wilderness  5'er with a T6H-5305.  I don't think it can be done.  The two ideas that came out of this here discussion was either to make a dolly with a 5th. wheel hitch, or to cut down the rear of the 5305 and build a hitch over the engine compartment.  Now the 'man' says a dolly is another trailer, and 'ya can't tow no doubles in this state without special licenses an such.  Is the arse end of a Fishbowl even strong enough to tow 5000#'s?         
Buffalo SpaceShip
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« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2006, 11:18:04 PM »

DO NOT cut up the back of of a GMC. The skin of the coach IS the structure. And you can't put an appreciable tongue load on a GMC, either, without overstressing the engine cradle and roof supports.

Besides, the 6v71 can barely get a 40' Fishbowl around, much less another RV hitched to the back.

So... yep... not a good idea.

Brian Brown
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ready to run with the big dogs

« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2006, 04:10:46 PM »

If you do get it out on the road make sure to put the slow moving vehicle reflectors triangles on the rear

Larry Higuera

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