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Old 01-28-2014, 08:17 PM
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My wife and I are currently looking at purchasing a toy hauler. The one we like the best so far is 21.8', 24' overall I believe. It has a 661 lb dry hitch weight, 4,939 lb dry weight, and a GVWR of 7.661 lb, making the cargo carrying capacity 2,663 lb. I'm wondering if this will be a suitable match for pulling with my 2012 Dodge Ram 1500 Bighorn Crew Cab 5.7 Hemi.

We plan to be loading our 2 Suzuki King quads (a 550 and a 750) in the trailer for many of our camping trips.
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The wet weight of the quads is 665 lbs (each) if that helps at all

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We have towed a very similar toy hauler (20' carson) with almost identical weights...no issues. About 1000 miles each way.
Loaded down with 3 sport ATV's, a dirtbike, 4 people, and all the associated stuff for 2 weeks.

You will be fine. Big diesel 3/4 tons will pass you, but the 1/2ton Hemi is very capable. Just make sure you have a good brake controller (read: Tekonsha) and weight distribution hitch. An upgrade to E rated tires on the truck helps too
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Thanks for the input, info and advice fellas! Now just to make sure I'll be able to squeeze both quads I to the trailer haha
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Looks like I have 160" length of cargo space in the trailer, and my quads end to end are 166". I'm thinking of using some sort of risers on the front of both quads or just one to hopefully make up that 6' of difference. Any suggestions?
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