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Old 06-23-2013, 08:21 AM   #1
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RACE TRAILERS / CAR HAULERS

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Old 06-23-2013, 09:03 AM   #2
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Here's what my Camaro rides around on when headed racing...

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Old 06-23-2013, 09:24 AM   #3
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NICE SETUP I like the easy track
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This is a great topic.
Please include brand,specs and some of the features of the trailer.
I am just starting to look around. ATC would have my money from what I have seen so far.
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Old 06-23-2013, 10:16 AM   #5
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This is a great topic.
Please include brand,specs and some of the features of the trailer.
I am just starting to look around. ATC would have my money from what I have seen so far.
Yep a great topic we need to look at.. ATC is great but out of my budget. All Aluminum is the best but expensive. I like the Haulmark Edge Pro Race series 24' so far great rig still ok on price.. 14,900.
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here is my trailer, my company is leasing it and it is our mobile billboard, after 2 years I get to buy it for $10.
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I have a Sloan Kwik Load. You pull a few pins, set the brake, and back up to allow the entire bed of the trailer to roll back. No ramps are needed. The angle allows for very low vehicles to be loaded without scraping. The Camaro and Trans Am both pull right up on it and they're both lowered. I looked for one of these off and on for a long time. I absolutely love this trailer. Car doors can easily open while the trailer is in the load position because the bed is past the fenders. Otherwise, four wing nuts can be unscrewed to remove the fender to allow the door to open. The winch and wind fairing were a factory option.




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48' pace pursuit. Enough room for two cars, a golf cart, and enough storage for a family.
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Walls and floor carpeted. Few cabinets, tool boxes up front. Generator, air compressor. It's like having a garage at the track.
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48' pace pursuit. Enough room for two cars, a golf cart, and enough storage for a family.
Holy mackerel... Go big or go home... or drag home with you... On a side note, I may pull the trigger tomorrow on a new tow vehicle...

Unfortunately, it won't be a GM product... But it will have six tires on the ground and diesel powered...
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48' pace pursuit. Enough room for two cars, a golf cart, and enough storage for a family.
That's a lot of trailer. Nice truck too.
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Holy mackerel... Go big or go home... or drag home with you... On a side note, I may pull the trigger tomorrow on a new tow vehicle...

Unfortunately, it won't be a GM product... But it will have six tires on the ground and diesel powered...
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And iron them sides...
I have no idea why it looks so wrinkled. It's as straight as can be. Now ill have to go check it when I get up!
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This is a great topic.
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I am just starting to look around. ATC would have my money from what I have seen so far.
48' pace pursuit.

Trailer weight is 8,800#
Payload is 10,000#
48" side door. Can drive the cart right through it.
2 stage landing gear. Not hydraulic, to poor for that
Triple 6000# torsion axles. Rides like a Caddy
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Air compressor, generator.

Just needs a/c and the fold out awning. Gotta slow down in the outgoing cash. Gotta kid due here in about 2.5 months and the C7 around the same time. Trailer mods may have to wait!!
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Holy mackerel... Go big or go home... or drag home with you... On a side note, I may pull the trigger tomorrow on a new tow vehicle...

Unfortunately, it won't be a GM product... But it will have six tires on the ground and diesel powered...
You DO need a bigger truck. You're killing that thing!!
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You DO need a bigger truck. You're killing that thing!!
Damn thing is still breathing hard from the trip to Indy....
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Damn thing is still breathing hard from the trip to Indy....
No shit. Towing 10k# on a half ton truck is silly. With a diesel you'll never notice that the trailer / car is even behind you. Especially a dually. Gd luck parking that thing at the mall. It's not going to fit in many parking spaces!!!!
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I have no idea why it looks so wrinkled. It's as straight as can be. Now ill have to go check it when I get up!
I don't build trailers, but I would imagine it has something to do with allowing some degree of flex in the length of that trailer... or it could just need some ironing....
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No shit. Towing 10k# on a half ton truck is silly. With a diesel you'll never notice that the trailer / car is even behind you. Especially a dually. Gd luck parking that thing at the mall. It's not going to fit in many parking spaces!!!!
It's only 8K... and yes, the new truck will be tougher to park... but it/I don't go to malls.... and when I do, it's fine for me to park way out...

and the bride unit and I are considering getting a 5th wheel in a year or two, which is why I'm getting more truck than I need right now.... room for growth...
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I don't build trailers, but I would imagine it has something to do with allowing some degree of flex in the length of that trailer... or it could just need some ironing....
It maybe I F'ed it up pulling it out of the lot. There's a duo at the end of the driveway and when I pull out all 6 wheels go airborne and it rides on the tail wheels. Prob not the best thing to do but hey, they put tail wheels on for a reason!!
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It's only 8K... and yes, the new truck will be tougher to park... but it/I don't go to malls.... and when I do, it's fine for me to park way out...
Fine, when your parking at the nail salon!!
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