Towing with a Motorhome

Old 06-19-2008, 02:34 AM
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Looking for information on what needs to be done to tow an enclosed trailer with a 24' motorhome. And who does it !
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Old 06-19-2008, 02:47 AM
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My Dad does it. He has a Ford with a 460. It is kind with the van nose. He has no problem at all towing. The only mods are the trailer has an RV tounge and he had additional bracing put on the reciever.
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Old 06-19-2008, 03:09 AM
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Who did the work on the motorhome ?
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Old 06-19-2008, 07:08 AM
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We tow the race car and the show car with our motorhome invest on a back up camra there is nothing like runing down the freeway with your trailer on fire and you can't see it till its to late. Its worth the money.
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Old 06-19-2008, 07:54 AM
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What have you done to the motorhome in the way of hitch support !
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Old 06-19-2008, 12:29 PM
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I would suggest that you use a weight distribution style hitch.

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Old 06-19-2008, 12:47 PM
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I HAVE A 24 FT CLASS C MOTOR HOME AND TOW A 24FT ENCLOSED AND HAVE NO PROBLEM. I BOUGHT A SHORT MH BECAUSE THE FRAME IS ONE PIECE. I DO USE WEIGHT DIST BARS. IT HAS 460 ENGINE AND HAS PLENTY OF POWER.
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Old 06-19-2008, 03:53 PM
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Great question
I had the same question when I bought my RV. I found a trailer Co. that fabricated a custom 12,000 lb hitch and use a weight distribution hitch as well.
I have a 37ft RV and a 32ft enclosed trailer that I tow with no problems but I would recommend a custom hitch if you are going to tow alot of weight.
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Old 06-20-2008, 01:17 PM
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I have a 34 class a and a 28 foot enclosed trailer. What we did was to brace the hitch up with some box and angle tubing... I used a weight distributing hitch and have no issues at all...

You just have to look at it and see what can flex and make it not flex.
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Old 06-20-2008, 03:18 PM
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Originally Posted by face
Who did the work on the motorhome ?
We had a friend who works for a steel company weld it for us. Nothing special he just made some additional bracing.
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