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Thinking about a buying/lifting a expandable tent trailer

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by nighthawk87, Feb 15, 2009.

  1. Feb 15, 2009 at 8:13 PM
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    nighthawk87

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    Like the title states, I am looking to buy a used expandable tent trailer (one of those things that look like a rectangular box). My hope is to put a few lift blocks or AAL on it and some bigger MT tires.

    Then I can hook 'er up and take off to more remote camping areas.

    Anyone have any experience with something like this or have any good ideas to also consider? Me and my girl love camping but it would be a blast to do t his...
     
  2. Feb 15, 2009 at 8:41 PM
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    nighthawk87

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  5. Feb 15, 2009 at 9:04 PM
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    nighthawk87

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    The only thing I wonder about is how it is supposed to articulate seperate from the vehicle.

    Also when on a descent, if the trailer flips sideways it could drag your truck sideways and roll you down the hill.

    ...Just a few things I'm thinking about. I guess you just have to keep it reasonable and be smart about where your going realizing that you actually do have a trailer hitched to your rig. It sounds like so much fun though and is definitly better than a tent!!!
     
  6. Feb 15, 2009 at 9:10 PM
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    I'm excited wooohoooo...I need to stop looking for a while before I make an impulse move I'll regret :)
     
  7. Feb 15, 2009 at 9:18 PM
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    drifter379

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    kinda getting out of hand...
    Those trailers are crazy! I want one :drool:
     
  9. Feb 15, 2009 at 9:22 PM
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    i think some of those adventure trailers offer an articulating hitch for offroad purposes...obviously you wouldnt want to go on extreme trails with it...but some of them are designed for heavy offroad expedition type trips
     
  10. Mar 16, 2010 at 8:54 PM
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    nighthawk87

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    soo i'm looking again and noticed my own thread!! a year ago, man, I should have started saving then, I could buy one now :(

    Any more ideas?
     
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