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01-30-2006, 08:41 PM
I have a 52" Snapper WB. Thinking about getting a 5x8 trailer. Will a 5x8 be big enough? Im pulling it with a 2000 ford ranger 4x4 with a 3.0. Thank you for your advice!
01-30-2006, 08:43 PM
If that is all you plan to put on it for your mowing career, go for it. But, you will always be able to put more on a trailer, might want to find something bigger.
01-30-2006, 10:42 PM
I have just what you are looking fro and is also located in akron ohio come check it out. 5x8 big tex awsome trailer hardley used you can have it for 800 like new also has 4 ft high sides on her.
02-01-2006, 03:49 PM
Do u have picture of it??
02-01-2006, 05:02 PM
Selct emial me at JRSLawnlandscape@aol.com and I will send you some pics. Where are you located I am also in akron you can come and check it out.
02-01-2006, 05:51 PM
I would go with the 5X8. With the small 3.0 and the added weight of a transfer case, going with a 14-16ft. trailer isn't necessary, is added weight, and cuts your mileage down unnecessarily. Don't strain your truck if it's not necessary.
02-01-2006, 05:59 PM
Ive got an 5*8 with high sides, im asking $550 for it, click the link in my signiture.
02-01-2006, 06:15 PM
You will not have any probablem pulling a 5x8 trailer I had the same problem that is why I purchaed this trailer didnt want to strain my 02 rnager edege with the 4.0 in it. Email me and I will also give you my number so we can chat on this issue.
02-01-2006, 06:48 PM
6x12 for sale close to you for 900 in mint condition. heavy axles metal sides spare tire treated floor lots of baskets for trimmers and tools.
02-02-2006, 01:16 AM
thanks for information guys
02-02-2006, 06:27 PM
here are pics of the 6x12 custom built trailer $900
-spare tire all tires are trailer tires and rims
-split ramp gate
-basket on a frame of tongue
-5,000lb axel I think
-mount for a tool box to lock things in
If you buy the trailer with the tool box it is an extra $100
02-02-2006, 07:56 PM
select email me at JRSlawnlandscape@aol.com and I will awnser any of your questions and can setup a time for you to see the trailer.
02-02-2006, 10:56 PM
Get the 5x8 and if you wnat a bigger trailer later get it and use the 5x8 for back up or when you don't want ot pull the big trailer around with just one thing one it. That's what I did. I talk about sellign the 5x8 every year but It keeps coming in handy. It's great to use when just aerating or garden tilling or to take one mower to my parents house 2 hours away.
I'd say a 6x12 is a bit big to be pulling with a ranger anyway.
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