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Old 07-08-2004, 11:52 PM
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Around here, Mr. DOT man would redflag you.

What's the weight rating for the trailer? AND in MN you're required to have breaks with a breakaway switch.
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Old 07-09-2004, 12:04 AM
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It DOES look red necky!

Now all you need are some big ole air horns, lighted bumper guides, and mudflaps with the Ka-Rome nekid ladies on them.


As for trailer brakes. Usually single axle trailers have under a 3500lb GVWR and are exempt from state inspection and brakes.
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Old 07-09-2004, 01:09 AM
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its a 3500gvrw. i'm well under that with the z @ ~1150 and the wb @ 500 and trailer weighs in at about 750 i believe.

I'm looking at a 7x16 big tex trailer, i can't decide if it'll be too large for the dodge though.
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Old 07-10-2004, 03:38 PM
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I would use ramps and load the walk behind on the trailer then up the ramps onto the truck. This way you have the mower on the truck and ztr on the trailer.
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Old 07-10-2004, 03:50 PM
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its a 3500gvrw. i'm well under that with the z @ ~1150 and the wb @ 500 and trailer weighs in at about 750 i believe.

I'm looking at a 7x16 big tex trailer, i can't decide if it'll be too large for the dodge though.

I think you will be fine with a 16' trailer and your Dodge. Just make sure the trailer has brakes.
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Old 07-10-2004, 05:54 PM
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I'm looking at a 7x16 big tex trailer, i can't decide if it'll be too large for the dodge though. [/B]

I also have a 16 foot trailer that I pull with a 1500 so you should be fine hope you get it soon.
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Old 07-13-2004, 01:07 PM
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BMFD92, the mower will not fit from the side, i tired.

i think i'm going to look at trailers today since its rainin.
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Old 07-14-2004, 09:36 PM
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I have a feeling thats illegal
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Old 07-14-2004, 09:48 PM
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Hey BSDeality, How much is that 7x16 gonna cost ya? I am looking for a bigger trailer too. R U going to get a side gate for your WB?
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Old 07-14-2004, 10:22 PM
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I'd love to know why you all think its illegal? the loads are all secured with 3" straps. it ain't goin no where.

anyways, i went and looked at a Big Tex 60SP. 16fter. tandem w/ elec brakes on one axle. $2289+tax.

and yes, I'll fab my own side gate.
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