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Old 06-01-2009, 03:20 PM
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me and my brother are buying a enclosed trailer and we were trying to decide between a 6x12 and a 7x14, $1400 price difference........It will just be him and I using it and i am going to to the work myself inside. any info on which one to go with would be appreciated. looking for prior experiences or maybe know some people that use 6x12 for rc racing.
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me and my brother are buying a enclosed trailer and we were trying to decide between a 6x12 and a 7x14, $1400 price difference........It will just be him and I using it and i am going to to the work myself inside. any info on which one to go with would be appreciated. looking for prior experiences or maybe know some people that use 6x12 for rc racing.
what are you going to pull it with? the 7' is wide and most likely a double axle.
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6x12 is plenty for 2 people. Actually we pit 3 people in this size sometime. The extra foot isnt worth the $1400 to me. The 6x12 is also easier to pull.
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i have a 2007 5.4L f150 supercrew, with 3:73 rearend so i could pull either one.
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i have a 2007 5.4L f150 supercrew, with 3:73 rearend so i could pull either one.
SWeeet! i would get the 7'. wider is better..
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thanks man!
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7x14 dual axle...
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The most important is that it's 6' high..... Mine is 5+10 works great!
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I have a 2000 Pathfinder, and its max towing is rated at 5000lbs, what do you think realistically the biggest trailer I could tow?
Is a 7 x 14' too big?
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don't forget the AC and awning..
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This guy has a sick trailer

http://www.teamhelotes.com/id34.html
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Originally Posted by jpalessi View Post
This guy has a sick trailer

http://www.teamhelotes.com/id34.html
I see that trailer at our local track for big events all the time. It's a very nice setup.

For the OP, I'd get something a bit smaller for ease of pulling and parking. Unless you plan on going all out with being able to sleep in it, but if you're going to do that you'll need heat/AC most likely as well. Definitely find a setup that will keep dust out.
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My opinion! if u are pulling a trailer alot on interstates/ traveling to race u would not want your pathfinder pulling a 7x14. It will pull it put u will find u will struggle on hills and windy days, the fuel mileage will go to [email protected]@t. 7 x 14 should be at least pulled by a 1/2 ton. now if u dont travel then u will be fine!
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Thanks, do you think it could manage a 7 x 12, or would I need to drop to a 6 x 12
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Originally Posted by MadRussian View Post
I have a 2000 Pathfinder, and its max towing is rated at 5000lbs, what do you think realistically the biggest trailer I could tow?
Is a 7 x 14' too big?
I wouldn't go bigger then 6 X 12
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