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Old April 6th, 2011, 07:40 PM   #1
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2-ATV trailer ??

I am looking for info on where is a good place to buy a 2-ATV trailer.
I won't be buying this right away, but hopefully this year.

I don't need a heavy duty trailer, don't want trailer brakes, don't want anything huge. Just something I can drive 2 ATVs right up on and strap them down without having to wrestle them sideways or anything.
Here's some pics of the ideal type of trailer,



problem is, I want to find someplace in MI that sells these and not have to drive to Colorado or something.

Anyone know the best place / method to get one of these?
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Old April 6th, 2011, 07:54 PM   #2
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I'll sell ya a 09' Legend snowmobile trailer for $700. All aluminum 101"x10' very nice.
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Old April 6th, 2011, 08:15 PM   #3
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I'll sell ya a 09' Legend snowmobile trailer for $700. All aluminum 101"x10' very nice.
Pics? That's a good price.
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Old April 6th, 2011, 08:55 PM   #4
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Pics? That's a good price.
x2, that should work great and it tilts for loading. Not sure if its wide enough to drive two on but I used my snowmobile trailer to haul two quads to Harlen, Ky and we had to load them sideways but I had ramps to get them on that way. And its a lightweight trailer being aluminum.
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Old April 7th, 2011, 10:33 AM   #5
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I use a smowmobile trailer as well. And as a bonus it works for averything else small that you may want to haul around. I've use mine for just about everything short of hauling my jeep!

Keep an eye on CL for some too. I've seen them go as low as $400 and in really good shape.
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Old April 7th, 2011, 11:47 AM   #6
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I've thought about sled trailers, but don't they all have fairly small wheel/tire sets? I'd prefer something that (1) isn't enclosed and (2) has at least 13" tires on it.

Am I guilty of just having old school thinking about small tires being bad for the faster RPMs and more turns per mile, or is that not much of a concern anymore with modern tech?
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Old April 7th, 2011, 12:16 PM   #7
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If youre looking for new you mignt check out a shorelandr....http://www.shorelandr.com/pages/t_powersport_intro.aspx .

They have diffrent sizes. I have the 8x14 and have fit 3 utility quads, 2 forward facing in front one sideways in back.

They have integrated ramps or dual ramps that you can load from the sides or rear, that slide togeather and store in brackets on the front and act as rock guards. I have a packer 60 box in front for storage and can still fit 2 utilities on it with room to spare.

Alot of people that have seen mine love it. and the deck is designed that you can strap the quads down in any configuration you can imagine.
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Old April 7th, 2011, 12:17 PM   #8
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I may be nuts, but I've run mine 75+ trying to get up to the dunes and never had an issue. I've had mine since 2000. Just grease the bearings religeously and you'll be fine.

The lower profile/wide tires are nice to have in sandy/muddy/ snowy condotions too. They float nice!
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Old April 7th, 2011, 01:39 PM   #9
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I love using a snowmobile trailer apposed to an ATV trailer. I can fit them side by side, and can barely fit 3 on a 10' plus a V. While the tires are shorter, they are pretty wide. I like them in real sandy or muddy areas, they float nicely. The trailer is also pretty light for it's size.

I can also fit my tractor on it, which is too wide for a ATV trailer.
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Old April 7th, 2011, 01:44 PM   #10
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Call vankam. www.vankams.com I work there. We make an all aluminum quad trailer. All sizes. 2 place is around 1100 depending on options. 231-744-2658
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Old April 7th, 2011, 01:44 PM   #11
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http://www.vankams.com/atvtrailer
Here is a 4place for an example
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Old April 7th, 2011, 07:56 PM   #12
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Thanks for the info guys.

It looks like Shawmut Hills carries Shorelandr trailers so I may swing by there after work sometime and see which models they have.

This is all window shopping until I get some extra dough to purchase with anyhow. Thanks again.

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Old April 7th, 2011, 07:58 PM   #13
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Same type of trailer I use...works great, sits low enough where I can just put the quads in 4 and drive right on up...it's great because it can haul larger things as well
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Old April 7th, 2011, 08:00 PM   #14
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Triton. All-aluminum, low maintenance, and lightweight.
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a simple tilt sled trailer is your best bet.. dime a dozen.. easy to park.. easy to tow.. Light weight. my ex's brother had one that we towed to the dunes a couple times a summer and he had it 3 yrs never did the bearings and never had a problem.
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Old April 9th, 2011, 10:17 PM   #16
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This is what I used for awhile. 14' landscape trailer. Found it on craigslist for $1200. The ramp on the side up front was nice. Fit 3 quads easy and probably could get 4 on if they were loaded sideways. It was nice having something bigger than a 2 place for other chores as well. Even hauled a sprint car to Merritt and back like a champ. Plus it was still light enough I could pick it up by the tong and move it around by myself.

Auto & RV usually has a bunch of ad's for dealers and I see 2 place trailers on Craigslist pretty regular, too.
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Old April 10th, 2011, 08:22 AM   #17
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USA Trailer Sales is a great place to get the trailer you're looking for. I just bought my car hauler from the one in New Boston, they were great to work with and a great selection.
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Old April 11th, 2011, 07:02 PM   #18
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USA Trailer Sales is a great place to get the trailer you're looking for. I just bought my car hauler from the one in New Boston, they were great to work with and a great selection.
Yeah I think they got a store in Edmore and that's only a few minutes from me. I was planning on checking them out soon here.

If I can find a price that is good for me, I may get a utility style trailer I can put 3 ATVs on just in case someone else needs me to haul for them. Otherwise I will probably end up going with a sled trailer for the weight savings.

I appreciate all the feedback. It's good to know what everyone else likes to haul.
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Old April 11th, 2011, 08:39 PM   #19
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USA Trailer Sales is a great place to get the trailer you're looking for. I just bought my car hauler from the one in New Boston, they were great to work with and a great selection.
Have fun replacing the shitty brakes in a couple years..and the wiring if you keep it long enough.. other than that they're good trailers for the money
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This is what I used for awhile. 14' landscape trailer. Found it on craigslist for $1200. The ramp on the side up front was nice. Fit 3 quads easy and probably could get 4 on if they were loaded sideways. It was nice having something bigger than a 2 place for other chores as well. Even hauled a sprint car to Merritt and back like a champ. Plus it was still light enough I could pick it up by the tong and move it around by myself.

Auto & RV usually has a bunch of ad's for dealers and I see 2 place trailers on Craigslist pretty regular, too.
damn i forgot all about that trailer..
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