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Help with a Trailer
« on: November 11, 2006, 11:09:58 PM »
I know it is a long shot, but I'm hoping someone here is able to help me out.

I'm not able to tow my fathers trailer with my Xterra because it is too heavy with a car in it.  And I need to take my Xterra to save on cost of hotels etc (air matress fits in the back)

I'm looking at getting a Miata from out of state, and it isn't too bad for me to drive there and pick it up and bring it home.  There are 2 I'm considering, one is in AZ and the other is in UT.  Depending on which one I decide to get, if either, I might have to drive ther to pick it up.

I was wondering if anyone has an open trailer I can borrow to go down and pick up the car and bring it back.  I have all the tie downs, etc, I just don't have a trailer.  

LMK if anyone here can help me out.  I would probably end up needing to borrow it around Thanksgiving, either the weekend of the 17th-19th or the weekend of the 24th-26th.

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Re: Help with a Trailer
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2006, 03:45:47 AM »
Jack,

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Re: Help with a Trailer
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Re: Help with a Trailer
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2006, 05:53:55 AM »
If weight is a problem you could use a dolly, or just fly out and drive the car back.  Last minute flights are often dirt cheap, and you can even get round trip tickets in case the car is not as described.  Get AAA gold before you go.

You can also do a Uhaul truck w/o a trailer.  A flatbed tow truck can easily put a Miata into a Uhaul truck.  Uhaul might not be OK with it, but it fits nice.  A tow dolly is the cheapest option though.

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Re: Help with a Trailer
« Reply #3 on: November 12, 2006, 03:38:07 PM »
I can tow up to 5000lb.  But my dad's trailer is enclosed and weighs about 3000-3500 and the miata weighs 2300-2500 so I don't want to risk the extra weight.
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