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Old 06-19-2012, 07:53 AM
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You need a CDL A lic when you tow a trailer that big, additionally your trucks not rated for it, so if you got into an accident you would be all done.
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Old 06-19-2012, 07:54 AM
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You need a CDL A lic when you tow a trailer that big, additionally your trucks not rated for it, so if you got into an accident you would be all done.
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CDL A is the class for tractor trailer lic up here anyway might be called something else elsewhere
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Old 06-19-2012, 07:30 PM
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DO NOT tow that with your pickup.

the pickup was never designed to move that trailer nor was that trailer designed to ever be towed by a pickup.

listen to most of the peoples warning. dont do it. if you get into an accident moving that the cops are going to crucify you...
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Old 06-19-2012, 11:06 PM
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I dont. I could tow it with my International dump but I dont have my license yet.
LOL you might as well use the corn binder as you'll be breaking the law either way and would attrack less attention in the dump truck
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Old 06-20-2012, 01:02 AM
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geeze I completely forgot I need air supply to release parking brake. Duh, glad I didnt do that. I dont get what this guys deal is with the trailer though. Hes not replying to emails but he just relisted the trailer. Must not be getting the emails. No phone number either. Yes I have learners permit.
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Old 06-20-2012, 11:10 AM
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With that trailer you should have to let the air out of the tank to release the parking brake. You DO NOT have to supply air to it to release the brakes. I have the same trailer and when backing up in tight spots I pull the gladhands off so I don't rip them off with the trailer neck. All you have to do is pull the drain cord on the tank of the trailer till its empty. There are no brake springs in a type 30 brake chamber.
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Old 06-21-2012, 02:34 AM
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You can back the brakes off mechanically if needed.
That's true. I guess rolling 9K of trailer down the road without brakes was actually on the table, I was merely pointing out that doing it safely can't be done with a pickup.
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Old 06-23-2012, 12:54 PM
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That's true. I guess rolling 9K of trailer down the road without brakes was actually on the table, I was merely pointing out that doing it safely can't be done with a pickup.
You can't be scared of it. If anyone here can't safely tow 9k without brakes they don't have any business on the road.

I towed 2 fertilizer buggies at 17k each for aboot 40 miles yesterday,
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Old 06-28-2012, 05:04 AM
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While your at it, go ahead and have your wife and kids load up in the mini van in front of you and lead the way. if your willing to put someone else's family at risk you might as well have yours lead the way. Quit being a cheap azz and paid to have it hauled home or leave it where it sits.
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Old 06-28-2012, 02:27 PM
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While your at it, go ahead and have your wife and kids load up in the mini van in front of you and lead the way. if your willing to put someone else's family at risk you might as well have yours lead the way. Quit being a cheap azz and paid to have it hauled home or leave it where it sits.
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