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    Do you tow your Jeep in a toy-hauler?

    I have a 36 foot fifth wheel and even though the trailer is big enough to fit the jeep the rear ramp door is not strong enough to hold it. I have been thinking of selling the fifth wheel and getting a class A RV to tow the jeep, but wanted to see if anyone here is using their Toy hauler to transport their jeep. If so what size and model?

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    Why not tow doubles? Flat tow the Jeep behind the fifth wheel.


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    Quote Originally Posted by QuicksilverJK View Post
    Why not tow doubles? Flat tow the Jeep behind the fifth wheel.


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    I believe that's not legal in some states

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    True, and I'm not 100% sure on CA but I believe he can up to 65 or 70' total bumper to bumper.


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    Quote Originally Posted by QuicksilverJK View Post
    Why not tow doubles? Flat tow the Jeep behind the fifth wheel.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Bierpower View Post
    I believe that's not legal in some states

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    Ya, I believe it is illegal in California.

    Well after quick google search, I got this answer... You can with Class A CDL and must be a 5th wheel or goose neck towing a smaller trailer behind. Must be under 20K GVWR and 65 feet.
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    I've never seen a toy hauler with a weight capacity high enough to carry a Jeep. Even if the weight rating was high enough, you would be adding all that weight to the tail of the trailer making it pretty unpleasant to pull.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MericaMade View Post
    Ya, I believe it is illegal in California.

    Well after quick google search, I got this answer... You can with Class A CDL and must be a 5th wheel or goose neck towing a smaller trailer behind. Must be under 20K GVWR and 65 feet.
    Wow, what a waste. No wonder you rarely see someone doing this. It would be pretty hard to gross less than 20K.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Bierpower View Post
    I've never seen a toy hauler with a weight capacity high enough to carry a Jeep. Even if the weight rating was high enough, you would be adding all that weight to the tail of the trailer making it pretty unpleasant to pull.

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    Check out ATC. They have purpose built gooseneck toy haulers that can easily carry a built Jeep. They have them in two versions, a standard hauler and one with a really nice living quarters built in. High quality trailers.


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    Could make your own by budy got a big equipment trailer cut the axels off an old 5th wheel lifted up on to it and welded it down, and has room for his jeep on the back. Kind of a red neck way but works well. I’ll see if I can get a picture


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    Quote Originally Posted by tippedover View Post
    Could make your own by budy got a big equipment trailer cut the axels off an old 5th wheel lifted up on to it and welded it down, and has room for his jeep on the back. Kind of a red neck way but works well. I’ll see if I can get a picture


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    Crawler haulers is what I’ve heard them called.

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