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Old July 16th, 2012, 08:35 AM   #1
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Old July 16th, 2012, 08:39 AM   #2
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Old July 16th, 2012, 08:43 AM   #3
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Old July 16th, 2012, 08:51 AM   #4
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What tow bar? It's probably just parked there.
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Old July 16th, 2012, 08:53 AM   #5
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What tow bar? It's probably just parked there.
No they were all hooked together.
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Old July 16th, 2012, 09:07 AM   #6
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I know a guy that did the same thing, expect the towing vehicle was a pickup and there was a small boat and trailer attached to the second car. Both cars had tow bars. He came to Michigan all of the way from Colorado that way, at night. Idjuts.
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Old July 16th, 2012, 09:22 AM   #7
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Me and a buddy towed a fifth wheel camper with his 1998 dodge 1500. And behind the camper was a trailer with our dirtbikes on it. Worked out great
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Old July 16th, 2012, 09:30 AM   #8
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Me and a buddy towed a fifth wheel camper with his 1998 dodge 1500. And behind the camper was a trailer with our dirtbikes on it. Worked out great
Huge different between towing a small trailer behind a 5th wheel trailer, and flat towing a large SUV with a carhauler with a jeep on it.
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Old July 16th, 2012, 09:32 AM   #9
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Me and a buddy towed a fifth wheel camper with his 1998 dodge 1500. And behind the camper was a trailer with our dirtbikes on it. Worked out great
That towing setup is legal in MI, probably not for a 1/2 ton truck though. But what is pictured by the OP is not legal.
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Old July 16th, 2012, 09:36 AM   #10
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I want to see him parallel park that get-up between two Kia's, in a downtown area.
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Old July 16th, 2012, 09:36 AM   #11
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I wonder how long that whole rig is.
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Old July 16th, 2012, 09:38 AM   #12
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That towing setup is legal in MI, probably not for a 1/2 ton truck though. But what is pictured by the OP is not legal.
I thought private parties could tow doubles if the first trailer is a goosneck or 5th wheel. I don't think you can just slam two vehicles/trailers behind the tow rig if they use a regular ball hitch.
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Old July 16th, 2012, 09:46 AM   #13
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based on pictures, guy has a few $$....maybe he should get a longer flatbed.
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Old July 16th, 2012, 09:52 AM   #14
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Here's some stuff that was just passed, may have something to do with it, may not. I'm not gonna drive any combination like that anyway so I'll let someone else figure it out.

http://www.legislature.mi.gov/docume...-SEBH-0582.pdf
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He should have one of these.




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I wonder how long that whole rig is.
38' motor home + 18' SUV + 20' trailer = approximately 80' total (taking hitches and tow bars into consideration.)

It looks to be a 2005ish Kountry Star diesel pusher. He has plenty of power to pull it.... I would get a bigger flatbed if I were him.
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Old July 16th, 2012, 12:01 PM   #17
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Apples to oranges. That's a properly designed towing train, not a severely overloaded towbar setup.
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Old July 16th, 2012, 12:26 PM   #18
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I thought private parties could tow doubles if the first trailer is a goosneck or 5th wheel. I don't think you can just slam two vehicles/trailers behind the tow rig if they use a regular ball hitch.
1st towed has to be a 5th wheel. Towing doubles with a Gooseneck isn't legal.
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Old July 16th, 2012, 01:29 PM   #19
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1st towed has to be a 5th wheel. Towing doubles with a Gooseneck isn't legal.
Yup, I wasn't 100%.
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Yup, 5th wheel must be the first trailer, doubles are not legal in all states.
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