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Old September 20th, 2012, 09:07 PM   #901
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Old September 20th, 2012, 09:31 PM   #902
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How did you mount the hitch to your fifth wheel? Is that legal in mi?
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Old September 20th, 2012, 09:32 PM   #903
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How did you mount the hitch to your fifth wheel? Is that legal in mi?
i often use my Uncials and his came with one on it.
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Old September 20th, 2012, 09:43 PM   #904
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Why do you say it like that???
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Tonka toy knows the laws and has plenty of experience. There is absolutely nothing wrong with his setup. I would be ecstatic if I had that for a wheeling vacation!
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Old September 20th, 2012, 09:48 PM   #905
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You do anything to the springs on the camper or can it handle the load fine?
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Old September 20th, 2012, 09:50 PM   #906
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You can pull recreation doubles in Michigan. Suppose to have proper lisences
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Old September 20th, 2012, 11:46 PM   #907
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Just finished my trailer so I can pull the yota behind the 5th wheel.

2012 F350, 2012 28' rockwood 5th wheel, custom built 14' car hauler and all put together I'm 64' long just shy of the max length (65') in most states that allow recreational doubles
nice setup. FYI - law changed in April, you can now tow up to 75' in length in Michigan. My setup is at 65', wouldn't want to add another 10' but you can.
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Old September 20th, 2012, 11:52 PM   #908
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I hope you don't have more than one drivers licence... that would be illegal.
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Old September 21st, 2012, 12:27 AM   #909
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Heres myne. Basically tows me around till i get another rig.
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Old September 21st, 2012, 01:53 AM   #910
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nice setup. FYI - law changed in April, you can now tow up to 75' in length in Michigan. My setup is at 65', wouldn't want to add another 10' but you can.
Where did you see this? I've been looking and can't find anything about it changing to 75'
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Old September 21st, 2012, 02:01 AM   #911
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You do anything to the springs on the camper or can it handle the load fine?
The hitch was put on before I bought my trailer, it's a class 3 Reese hitch and it's welded to the frame.

As for the springs on the trailer, I don't have any the axles are torsion axles and I'm only adding 650lbs to them. I built the yota hauler to only have 650lbs in tongue weight
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Old September 21st, 2012, 03:40 AM   #912
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Sorry, there I go again wording things incorrectly. The correct word would have been endorsement.
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Old September 21st, 2012, 11:59 AM   #913
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Old September 21st, 2012, 12:20 PM   #914
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With that do you basically remove the speedo gauge and replace it with and over sized gas gauge? Awesome looking truck, needs a Detroit 453 diesel
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Old September 21st, 2012, 02:07 PM   #916
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With that do you basically remove the speedo gauge and replace it with and over sized gas gauge? Awesome looking truck, needs a Detroit 453 diesel
Those engines sound sweet, but sadly they're rated about the same as the 6.2 I pulled out. This caddy easily doubles their #'s.
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Old September 21st, 2012, 02:10 PM   #917
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beatty, please tell me your not one of those douchbags that drives around ALL THE TIME with your mirrors flipped up like your towing some badass load, are you? Your redneck front plate leads me to believe that you do quite frequenty. Please prove me wrong.
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Old September 21st, 2012, 02:22 PM   #919
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Sorry, there I go again wording things incorrectly. The correct word would have been endorsement.
Were would you go to obtain these endorsements?

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beatty, please tell me your not one of those douchbags that drives around ALL THE TIME with your mirrors flipped up like your towing some badass load, are you? Your redneck front plate leads me to believe that you do quite frequenty. Please prove me wrong.
x2 I was going to say nice invisible trailer, I'm surprised that the rear end isn't squatting at all.
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Old September 21st, 2012, 04:22 PM   #920
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There is absolutely nothing wrong with his setup!
Until you have to back up more than a few feet.....or have to get fuel and there isn't a truck stop near by....or a number of other things.

Its a nice setup, but it seems like a pita to deal with....especially if you are going to a location that you are not familiar with where you could inadvertently get yourself into a tight spot
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