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Old 02-23-2019, 03:19 PM
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I'm using a lightweight aluminum Trailex CT8045 with this car. Works great, but not that much room on the sides



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Old 03-03-2019, 11:42 AM
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I wrestled with a too-small 18 foot open trailer for too long - less than 1 inch clearance rockers to fender! I bought this trailer from a Viper buddy to haul my old Corvette track car. Guess I'll need to find some big bowtie stickers!

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Old 03-03-2019, 11:59 AM
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Nice trailer
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Originally Posted by Nokones View Post







Sweet trailer setup. Is that a 7.5 or 8' wide? Second question. Never having put a Vette into an enclosed trailer how to you load it and get out of the car? Or do you winch it in.
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Old 03-04-2019, 12:29 PM
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Winch or climb out the window LOL
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Originally Posted by smitty2919 View Post
Winch or climb out the window LOL
Easier way. The 72 inch door above the tires opens up on gas shocks. The inner fender comes out with pit pins if the door is too low to open with the fender in place. The second picture is taken looking from front to back, and you can see the side "escape" door above the inner fender.

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Old 03-04-2019, 01:02 PM
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really nice setups!
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Old 03-05-2019, 07:12 PM
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A winch is a very good thing to have...you can load / unload as slow as you want to with precision. Especially if you have a race clutch setup. Or when things go south...
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Old 03-06-2019, 04:07 PM
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^A cheap Harbor Freight 12,000lb winch saved my *** twice racing. First was for fuel pump going out and second was clutch TOB coming apart. Cheap insurance.

I will never own a car trailer without a winch.
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Old 03-07-2019, 02:25 AM
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Originally Posted by fuggles View Post
For you guys who've had trailers stolen, did you have any type of wheel lock or coupler locks on?
I have never had a trailer stolen (knocks on wood!), but I use a three-pronged approach to secure my open trailer: hitch lock, pin coupler lock, and a locking wheel boot. I figure the more locks I have, the less attractive it is to thieves. The thing that I believe does most to make it a hard (or harder) target is the California Immobilizer wheel boot (https://immobilize.com/trailer-wheel-boots). I realize this doesn't make my trailer completely thief-proof but I believe it makes my trailer a less attractive target.

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