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Old 10-28-2012, 04:26 PM
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I am looking to purchace an aluminum tralier for my 06 Vette. I need something easy to load and unload because I will be doing them by myself. I have visited websites for GIMGLO, ROLLBACK, and KWIK LOAD. Any advice or input will be welcome. Thanks a bunch, John
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Old 10-28-2012, 04:44 PM
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Do a search in the AutoX/Roadrace section, or ask over there. That's where the track rats that haul their Vettes on/in trailers hang out!!

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A lot of guys at the track use the Featherlite ones,
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/2013-...item35c0db97c7
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Check out Aluma trailers as well. My mechanic sells them and has one personally for a car carrier.
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Check out Aluma trailers as well. My mechanic sells them and has one personally for a car carrier.
x2. I have the 18' with a dove tail and it is great for hauling my vette.
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PM member AWARE02. He has a sweet aluminum trailer that tows easy and is very Corvette friendly. I just used it yesterday to deliver a 96 convertible to Ocala. I don't know what brand it is but it came from a trailer supplier in Bowling Green, KY.
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For the price of some of those aluminum trailers you can buy an enclosed 20-24'. Problem is you need a truck large enough for the job. I've got a 20' I tow with my Denali HD diesel.
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I bought an enclosed 22ft aluminum ATC trailer this spring for 10k
Love it
super light(2245 lbs) escape door on side makes it real easy to get in and out.
www.aluminumtrailer.com
our 2011 Durango R/T pulls this like there is nothing behind it too.




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You got mountains in Wisconsin? I towed my daughters old 18' trailer over the mountains with my old Yukon Denali. Pulled great, mpg unfortunately was 5.
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Originally Posted by saplumr View Post
You got mountains in Wisconsin? I towed my daughters old 18' trailer over the mountains with my old Yukon Denali. Pulled great, mpg unfortunately was 5.

no not in WI
but I pulled this trailer to Billings MT and back to bring back my father in laws 1929 Model A Roadster we bought from him.
The 5.7 hemi averaged 11.7 on way out and 10.6 on way back
1200 miles each way
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I've owned a Jim-Glo tilt-bed auto trailer for years (my good friend owns an older version of the same trailer). I like it tremendously....it's well made, lightweight, wide enough for a Corvette, you don't need ramps and it pulls like a dream. I opted for the tall utility box on the front which acts as a protective screen for the car. The trailer isn't cheap to begin with and I think some of Jim-Glo's options are extremely over-priced. Fortunately, things like the winch (if you want one) isn't hard to add yourself. Just order the winch stand from Jim-Glo but get the winch yourself elsewhere (FWIW I've never needed the winch). I see all kinds of trailers at the track.....FeatherLite makes a nice single auto trailer but I like the Jim-Glo tilt-bed trailer better! I'm happy with mine.

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