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Old 04-10-2013, 06:44 PM   #41
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If it was mine id pull the driveshaft and tow away
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I read somewhere that there are kits for the rear axles on trucks to unlock the hubs, just like you used to be able to do with the fronts. This disconnects all 4 wheels from the drivetrain. Assuming there are un-lockers on all 4 wheels.
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Yeah, but that would cost some serious $$$. Like over a grand for the kit, not including installation. It would be easy on a full floating axle, but not on a semi-floating half ton truck axle.
They make rear driveshafts that allow you to disconect the rear wheels without removing the driveshaft.. I had a explorer that had it, I think it belonged to people who towed it behind a RV
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anyone know the longest vehicle uhaul or an equivilant trailer can handle? anyone know the axle distances allowed on their trailers? instead of saying i have a 76 c-10...and let the computer spit it out, i'll just find out what it will take and plug that in.
I have an 18 foot deck trailer that hauls my Ford F-150 long bed pickup just fine. The deck is maybe 7'6" wide. Find out what the wheelbase on the truck is, then if it will fit on the deck that U-Haul has you should be OK. My Ford overhangs on the rear a bit. Still legal though.
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wheelbase is 131.5
overall 212.0

think uhaul can do it?
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How far do you have to tow it?? Also where are you located?
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wheelbase is 131.5
overall 212.0

think uhaul can do it?
an 18' carhauler trailer or flatbed bumper pull trailer would probably work just fine. i have seen car hauler trailers at U-Haul before. just make sure to properly secure the vehicle to the trailer and to check it each and everytime you stop for gas or to eat or anything. the first time it's loaded and secured, drive about 5 miles or so and stop and check it and retighten is needed. sometimes they will need some final adjustments from settling and from movement after being towed a short distance.
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its going 1200 miles. va to mo.
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http://www.uhaul.com/Reservations/EquipmentDetail.aspx?model=AT
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Ever consider checking into a transport company?
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it was the first thing i did. because the truck is going to a rural place, the pickup point with the carrier is too far from where the farm is. id have to drive it to the farm...and that would mean registering and passing insp with it. we just want to get it on the farm to commit it to hauling hay for the rest of its life on private property.
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