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cloud9 said:I had a 20' M&S open tilt-bed trailer produced locally that I really liked. It weighed 2,000 lbs and had a 4,000 lb cargo capacity. It pulled like it wasn't even back there and my mileage on my 2008 F-150 was around 11 mpg pulling at 80 mph! The only downside was it didn't provide any cargo space so everything I brought with me other than the car had to go into the pickup bed.
PeteInCT said:I have an Aluma Model 8220 open tilt trailer that I'm very happy with. It can haul up to 7500 lbs and has a 9000 lb axle rating. Torsen suspension, all LED lights, tilt bed with pneumatic tilt control, etc. It's built like a tank and is still light compared to steel trailers. It's heavier than some other aluminum trailers due to it's construction and load rating. The tilt bed is about 21' with about 2 1/2' In front of it where you can mount gas cans (which I did). I have use a Chevy Silverado with the 5.2L V8 and towing package to haul it and the Boss with no problems. If you go with an enclosed trailer be prepared to require a more substantial truck like a Chevy 2500 or an F-250 with the larger V8's. Be cautious to not choose a truck that has a tow limit anywhere near the weight you are towing. My Silverado is rated for 9600 lbs and I usually pull about 6000 total lbs with the tools in the bed - and that is just about all she can safely handle for long runs, especially in bad weather or very hilly terrain. Enclosed are very nice and protect the car well, however you not only need the right truck but you pay dearly for gas. My setup gets 12 MPG @ 65 MPH. Some of my buddies with 24' aluminum enclosed trailers are luck if they get 1/2 of that.
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