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 Post subject: Trailering two cars
PostPosted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 3:52 pm 
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Any suggestions? I have a 2007 Chevy 2500 HD 6.6 Duramax.
One car is 12 feet and weighs 1700lbs and the 2nd is 15 feet and weighs 2300lbs
32 ft enclosed? 34 ft enclosed? A open 2 car trailer? Take two vehicles and trailers?

I currently have a 28 foot and I like enclosed trailers and I like two drivers sharing the driving of one truck
I would think I need a bigger truck for a trailer any bigger than the 34
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 Post subject: Re: Trailering two cars
PostPosted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 5:30 pm 
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How about a gooseneck? Not sure I would want a 34’ tag. Just went from a box truck and 28’ enclosed (both for sale) to a toter and 36’ gooseneck. What a difference, love the maneuverability of the gooseneck.

There are also a huge amount of used goosenecks around. Try Racingjunk.com and I have a few great sources on Facebook.

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 Post subject: Re: Trailering two cars
PostPosted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 7:09 pm 
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I think I would have to get a bigger truck to handle to gooseneck


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 Post subject: Re: Trailering two cars
PostPosted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 7:21 pm 
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Not necessarily. We towed a stacker 5 car trailer with a 3/4 ton Dodge extra cab short bed 4X4. Wasn’t ideal, but it worked. Much more stable towing a 34-36 gooseneck than a tag that size. Lots of guys towing goosenecks with srw 3/4 ton trucks.

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 Post subject: Re: Trailering two cars
PostPosted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 7:53 pm 
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I've seen a ton of folks towing a gooseneck in a 3/4 ton.
my F250 had a 5th wheel/gooseneck attachment in it when I bought the truck, previous owner told me he pulled a 15,000lb cattle trailer in it regularly.

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 Post subject: Re: Trailering two cars
PostPosted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:15 am 
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Rick, have you seen our trailer? It's a bumper pull enclosed with a 32ft box, and we pretty easily use to haul the old ITS '93 Prelude and ITC '85 Civic hatchback in it, which I think is the exact same combination of cars you're trying to haul. I've also hauled both my ITA and FP Integra's in it, but had to remove two bumpers to do it.

If you think your truck can tow a 32ft bumper pull, then it'll also pull a 32ft gooseneck, which for the record I think your truck would do just fine. It's a HD-chassis diesel.

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 Post subject: Re: Trailering two cars
PostPosted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:46 am 
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I had a customer last year pulling a 32 ft gooseneck, aluminum, with a Ford F150 V6 turbo. He claimed it was fine. I wouldn't do it but with a 3/4 you'd be fine. Goosenecks are much easier to pull than a bumper pull and the tongue weight is right over the axle.

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 Post subject: Re: Trailering two cars
PostPosted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:56 am 
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I pull two cars with a ramp over system in a 34 ft goose, with a 1 ton non dually cummins. Hauling three times the cargo weight it is more stable than the 20ft tag it replaced. This rig isn't load sensitive but I have to take care not to exceed the rear tires load rating. The goose is so stable it takes discipline to keep speed under 80.

A long 2 car tag will be very difficult to load in such a way that it tows well and does not overload the hitch. A friend has a ramp over system in a 22' tag and hauls two cars easily but not much else. It has 15' wheels and is hard to keep tires on when loaded up.

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 Post subject: Re: Trailering two cars
PostPosted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 7:05 am 
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I tow a two car open trailer a lot with my 3/4 ton Chevy van . Tows fine . Gets 14MPG.
The trailer is made from a travel trailer , 28ft deck . Snug.
4 Nokian 225/75/15 car tires . no trailer tire crap.
It was built for one Golf, one Miata . perfect . Empty weight is about 1600#

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 Post subject: Re: Trailering two cars
PostPosted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 10:03 am 
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Did an open two-car with a 1/2 ton for a couple of years. The biggest challenge (outside of gas stations) was bringing spares for both cars in one truck - just had to pack a lot of stuff in the cars.

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