MaxxTow 30x50 Wheelchair Carrier w/ 60" Long Ramp - 2" Hitches - Folding - Steel - 500 lbs

MaxxTow 30x50 Wheelchair Carrier w/ 60" Long Ramp - 2" Hitches - Folding - Steel - 500 lbs

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MaxxTow Hitch Cargo Carrier - MT70260

  • Carrier with Ramp
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Folding Carrier
  • 50 Inch Long
  • 30 Inch Wide
  • MaxxTow
  • Steel
  • Heavy Duty
  • Class III
  • Class IV

Easily load and transport a wheelchair or other equipment with this extra-wide cargo carrier. 60" Long ramp makes it easy to wheel items into place. Ramp folds and pivots up for transport. Entire carrier folds up against vehicle when not in use.


Features:

  • Hitch-mounted, basket-style cargo carrier with ramp and extra-wide deck lets you tote gear and wheeled equipment
    • Keep wet and muddy items from dirtying up the interior of your vehicle
    • Transport cargo that won't easily fit in your trunk
  • Extended-length ramp makes it easy to load a wheelchair, scooter, lawn mower, snowblower and more
    • Folds in half and pivots up for travel - secures in place with pin and clip
  • Simple, compact storage
    • Ramp can be folded up into carrier basket
    • Entire carrier pivots up alongside vehicle
  • Mesh floor offers stability for large and small items and prevents grime buildup
  • Raised side rails help keep cargo in place and provide tie-down points
  • Built-in reflectors add visibility for increased safety
  • Sturdy steel construction
  • Corrosion-resistant black powder coat finish
  • Assembly with basic hand tools required
  • Anti-wobble device included
  • Hitch pin and clip included - hitch lock sold separately


Specs:

  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Weight capacity: 500 lbs
  • Overall carrier dimensions: 50" long x 30" wide x 6-1/2" tall
  • Interior carrier dimensions: 48" long x 28" wide x 5" deep
  • Ramp dimensions: 60" long x 28" wide
    • (2) 30" Long sections
  • Distance from center of hitch pin hole to closest edge of carrier: 14"
  • Distance from center of hitch pin hole to closest edge of carrier in the upright folded position: 4-3/4"
  • 90-Day warranty


Note: This wheelchair carrier is not recommended for use behind RVs, campers, or trailers.



70260 MaxxTow 30x50 Wheelchair Carrier w/ 60" Long Ramp - 2" Hitches - Folding - Steel - 500 lbs





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Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for MaxxTow Wheelchair Carrier with Ramp Review

So, you've got a mobility scooter, wheelchair, or other heavy objects that are wheeled such as our generator here, and you need to get it to your destination. You should look into the MaxxTow Wheelchair Carrier. The included ramp makes it easy to get those objects up on it without breaking your back. Compared to your standard cargo carriers, you're gonna like the extra size of this one. With 50 inches across, 30 inches deep, and six and a half inches tall, you're gonna have ample space for all of your heavy equipment. The interior dimensions are gonna measure 48 inches by 28 inches, and five inches.

The raised side walls are gonna keep all of your items contained as well as provide many a tie down points all the way around. We're using eTrailer's Cam Buckle Tie Downs to keep our generator secure. There are plenty of openings here and here, and you could even use the rails or the openings in the slots at the bottom.There's reflectors on each side so you can be sure that your large objects that may be blocking the back of your vehicle, you'll still be able to be seen at night. Another thing that really sets this apart from your standard cargo carriers is its 60 inch ramp. It's super easy to operate.

There's two pins, one on each side on the side rails. We'll pull those out, and there are two more pins on the back of the ramp here that allows it to get that extra length. We'll pull those out. We can take the handle and set it down. That 60 inches is gonna give you a gradual slope, making it super easy to load and unload your objects.

Without breaking a sweat, that extremely heavy generator is off of there. The carrier has a 500 pound capacity, so even your largest scooters are gonna be able to go on here with no problem.With our generator removed, we can show you some other neat things. The floor here is a nice mesh, which will allow it to drain easily so you don't have to worry about any dirt and debris buildup on it, and if it's raining out, the water will run right off whatever you're hauling, and right out. It'll also help you keep your car clean because if you've got some dirty objects you need to haul, you can just toss them back here and keep that dirt out of your car. When not in use, the whole thing folds up.

The ramp will fold up. It can then be folded in half and stowed neatly inside. Here we can reinsert our pins to ensure that it doesn't come unfolded. Once you've got your side pins attached, we can go back and attach the pins at the bottom of our ramp here.To further reduce the imprint of the back of your vehicle, the whole thing folds up. We'll remove the pin here at the pivot point, turn it up, reinsert the pin, and then the clip. This will be great when you're not hauling anything and you want to pull it in your garage and shut the door. When you're driving around parking lots or parking, you don't have to worry about having any kind of collision. We've got a nasty day here with all this snow. You're probably wondering how it holds up to road salt and grime. Well with it's sturdy steel construction and black powder coat finish, it's gonna be highly resistant, so it won't be a concern.Now, we've got a few measurements for you to help you determine how it's gonna fit on your vehicle. From the center of our hitch pin hole to the closest point when folded down, it's gonna measure about 14 inches. When it's in our upright folded position, from the center of the hitch pin hole to the closest point it's gonna be about four and three quarter inches. As you can see here with our truck it is pretty darn close, but we're still gonna be all right. With all this extra weight, you're probably wondering how it holds up in your hitch. Well, its anti rattle system helps keep it nice and secure. The four bolts in the bottom here, it's right into the collar, which presses up against your hitch and your carrier, keeping it nice and secure. Let's see it in action and take it our on our test course.On our test course, we'll take it over some bumps so you can see how it'll handle on rough and uneven surfaces, then into our inaudible 00:04:43 so you can see how it handles under our basic maneuvers. Our customers use this product for a wide variety of things. One of our customers, Kent W. had to say, "I purchased this carrier so I could move my snowblower from job to job, and it works excellent. Great carrier that I highly recommend that's at a great price." Not only that but he wrote in a year later and had to say, "I use it often and I'm very glad I purchased it." A similar product we carry is Reese's Steel Solo Cargo Carrier, and while the Reese has some similar features, it has a smaller cargo basket, and the ramp itself is smaller with a lower carrying capacity of 400 pounds.So, our MaxxTow is gonna be able to handle larger objects. When choosing between the two, I'd probably go with the MaxxTow. That's it for our MaxxTow Wheelchair Carrier. Happy hauling.


Customer Reviews

MaxxTow 30x50 Wheelchair Carrier w/ 60" Long Ramp - 2" Hitches - Folding - Steel - 500 lbs - MT70260

Average Customer Rating:  4.3 out of 5 stars   (171 Customer Reviews)

Easily load and transport a wheelchair or other equipment with this extra-wide cargo carrier. 60" Long ramp makes it easy to wheel items into place. Ramp folds and pivots up for transport. Entire carrier folds up against vehicle when not in use.

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The service from etrailer was fantastic, I ordered the carrier and received within two days and was using within three. It works as advertised I was able to roll my 26" snowblower up the ramp without a problem and the carrier was very stable in transporting it several blocks. Thanks etrailer. 236399



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I received a box that was already opened in a duct taped box missing nuts and bolts scattered all over.. Pretty cheap and light weight.. Instructions were worthless.. 546408



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the product itself was great but for a elderly lady to do it herself is to much so I have to find another way to haul the wheelchair 566245



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I used the carrier yesterday to pickup our new 24" wide two stage snow blower. It worked great! The only issues were the chains to hold the lynch pens broke off with just a slight tug. Also the paint scrapes off easily. I might repaint it to help prevent rusting. 106272


Comments

I had the same problem with the chains. Fortunately I had some jack chain around.

-- comment by: John K - 07/19/2014

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This is a great cargo carrier and has the quality I expected. My need for this is to haul around a 4 wheel Mobility Scooter and it does it's job. It is well built and a solid hookup when you use the anti rattle and tilt device that's furnished with the cargo carrier, no tilt or rattles at all except the fold up ramp when it's folded up but a bungee strap stopped that. All in All it's a great product and no complaints what so ever and etrailer.com is a super place to shop and are extremely helpful when information is needed. I rate this website and product 5 STARS 138298



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I'm giving his carrier a 5 star rating because it lives up to it's advertised description. It was rather simple to assembly, about 30 minutes for me. The extra long ramp is the best I've seen in this price range and it's sturdy enough to handle my 250 LBS stature as I walked up and bounced on the flat platform. The full length stretched steel mesh is tack welded all throughout the frame and this style material simplifies loading with ease. After assembly was complete, I did need a 2nd person to help mount the carrier onto the vehicle. The carrier arrived 2 days ahead of the projected delivery date. Hats-Off for etrailer.com great price and great product and FREE shipping! 433605


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The cargo carrier still functions as intended load and haul. What we found with it’s use is that the alignment pins are tight and we have to jiggle the carrier to fully close the ramp and that along, has been difficult. We knew in the beginning it would take two people to mount the carrier to the vehicle hitch, but we struggle due to its weight and size, just to got it properly mounted onto the vehicle hitch. The school of hard-knocks has taught me that maybe the aluminum unit would have been a better choice, as the steel unit is very heavy and the more I struggle with it, the heavy it gets.

SDK2 - 09/19/2018

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Just as described this was easy to install and works great! We have a large scooter we load onto it and its a breeze to get it up the ramp. The arm connectors are a bit troublesome to hook and unhook but over all this is a great ramp!!! 138666



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Good product. This is what it can do. Please see picture 516037



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The product did what was promised: provided me the means to carry my wife's electric scooter from home to church/store/visits. The material was solid the ease to load was convenient. Thanks! 573835



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Quick and easy to assemble. Solid product. Perfect size and functionality for carrying and deploying a snow blower to go clear walkways and driveways at some family houses. 586273



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Love the product. Its is working for eveything i bought it for. Dewalt portable table saw rolls right up it . Fits mobile tool box as well. Picture is to show you. I use ratchet tie downs as well. Shipping was super fast. Ordered day before got next day around 7pm. I live about a 1hour away from shop. 540849



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I got my carrier in rapid time. I took it out of the box, and went through the instructions for assembly. It went together with very little effert . What I like about this unit is it is made light enough to handle, yet heavy enough to do the job. I recommend that after you get it assembled that you get a little help in installing it into your hitch receiver. I did it alone and took me a little more effert then I wanted but being a rather large man I did ok. The ramp works great, it allows me to load and carry my 26 inch snow blower from my house to my other jobs I have down town without having to hook my trailer up to the truck. It is wide enough and long enough to fit this blower, which is a 2 stage, and to heavy for me to lift. I would recommend this unit to anyone who wants to be able to haul an item that is to heavy to lift into the back of your truck, yet you don't need a full blown trailer, especially in the winter time. Easy to put together, and to use, plus when you are done it folds up right next to your vehicle, which lets allows you the plus of not having to take it off when not in use. 324892


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Still doing the job, used it this mornig to haul my snow blower to the store fronts that I clean snow away from. One of the most successful investment I have ever made

Mike C - 12/14/2017

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I purchased this carrier so I could move my snow blower from job to job and it works excellent. Great carrier that I highly recommend thats at a great price. 110404


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Hi Patrick,The Cargo Carrier is excellent. I use it often and am very glad I purchased it.ThanksKent

Kent W - 12/19/2014

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The people at e trailer are so friendly and work with the customers to solve the problems. My association with this company sans two months. In October I ordered this carrier . It was delivered quite fast. but I could not assemble it for quite some time due to lack of help . Then I discovered that the item was damaged. The company sent me the replacement but it was the wrong item. The third carrier was received.. The carrier was quite easy to Assemble. Make no mistake it takes two people . The video does not mention that let alone stress that point. We worked with the carrier on the ground. We laid it obits side with he ramp raised up in the vertical position to atach the base to the platform. This will be less strain on the back. The video shows one man lifting it and attaching it to the hitch receiver!!!! have another person help you lift it and insert the carrier in to the receiver. The ramp is simple to extend. Be careful of your fingers getting skinned or caught in the hinge. Lifting the platform to the closed position is quite simple, but be carful it will not fall on to the back of the vehicle. The anti-sway attachment makes the carrier quite stable. The carrier is attached to 2014 Honda CRV. We have used a couple of times sofar. Secure the scooter with straps . 163622



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Pros: This trailer is a solid piece of equipment and a good value for the price. While the ramp is a little on the heavy side, it is still lighter and less strenuous to move overall than lifting my mobility scooter out of the back of my vehicle myself. Cons: I used it on my 2012 Rogue and it notoriously scraped almost every driveway we went in or out of. (Tip - approach at a significant angle to decrease the severity of the scrape.) Unsurprisingly, the part of the rack that frequently came into contact with asphalt quickly lost its powder coat finish and rusted. The little clips that hold the ramp up in place wore out after about a month or two and had to be replaced (available at specialty hardware stores.) The chains that kept hold of the clips were no match for Wisconsin winters - they degraded even quicker, rusting through and falling off within a month. The anti-shake bracket was extremely hard to tighten and if we were lucky enough to get it tightened, it would not stay that way for long. Also, putting the rack into its compact, upright position is difficult at first until the bolt wears the hole down enough (the whole thing is very heavy, definitely a two-person job.) Overall, the cons were mostly minor annoyances, and the functionality of the rack remains. I am still thankful to have this option and continue to have mobility options even while pregnant. Had my husband written this review, he would have been much more critical, as he was the one who had to deal with it, make all the adjustments, etc. 452501



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This cargo carrier is heavy duty for sure. That’s the pro and the con. Being heavy duty it is very heavy to lift and install with one person. Some of the holes didn’t line up right and had to be re- drilled. The ramp was welded a little offset so it hits the cage around the platform when you fold up the ramp completely. All in all I wish I didn’t buy this one but if you always have a second person to help u And if you don’t mind modifying it to work properly than I will say it is pretty sturdy and economical choice. 492001



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I bought this to transport my grandson's electric wheelchair. Most of it was already assembled. Great product I would buy it again 556744



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The carrier is as advertised. Assembly went well, but would have been faster had I done it fifty years ago. :-) I have not yet installed it on my vehicle. Primary use intended is for my wife's power wheelchair. I may have uses for it as a substitute for my large utility trailer. Assembly instructions are complete and accurate. I may submit a picture later after installation on vehicle. I am pleased overall with the purchase. 133684


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I dont use the carrier often, but nice to have it when needed. I put it on by myself, so when take it off, set it up on blocks at near the right height for mounting. I have to agree with others, pins and chains are flimsy, but I have no major complaints with the unit. Serving my purpose.

Bob E - 06/02/2015

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I bought this carrier for my dad's power chair. His truck sits high so we needed the 60" ramp. I haven't used the carrier yet because it is a surprise for him so I can't give 5 stars. I'm giving 4 for the ease of ordering, fantastic shipping and quality of the carrier. I ordered this carrier on a Sunday afternoon and it arrived Wednesday evening! I did opt for the express delivery which states 3-5 business days. I assumed I'd get it Thursday at best but I was pleasantly surprised. I put it together by myself using a grand total of 5 wrenches. I could've reduced that number to 2 if I'd used adjustable wrenches but I had ratchet wrenches on hand to fit everything. Speaking of that, all the bolt/nut sizes are emperial (not metric) and that made it easier. I had it un-packed, assembled and installed on my truck to fit test everything in under 30 minutes. It is a little heavy and awkward for one person to lift/mount but it isn't impossible. I'm of average height, weight and strength and managed it without too much strain. The fact that it is heavy is a good thing, in my opinion. I'd be afraid of a steel carrier of this size if it wasn't substantially heavy. The finish is very good, all components were in the packaging and I'm very satisfied with my purchase. I'll come back after we've put some miles on it and see which way I need to amend my review! 231843


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The only complaint that I have is the ramp angle and edge. The ramp, even being longer, still has a sharp angle that makes loading a power chair difficult. It isnt a ride on process. The edge of the ramp is 1 steel tubing and it is difficult to get the chair wheels over it. The problem comes when loading because you cannot get up any speed to bounce over the edge because you will slip off the edge.

Ryan - 11/11/2016

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Wanted to try one of these for my Ariens Deluxe 28 snowblower. Wheeling the blower down ramps out of my truck bed is at least slightly precarious and I can't afford a trailer, so I figured I'd give this a shot. Assembly was simple enough. It's heavy, but I managed to get it assembled and into the hitch myself. The rack sits a ways out from the hitch itself, but that's a consequence of its 5" depth...when it's folded to the up position, it does not touch my bumper or tailgate. My snowblower weighs about 235lbs, so within half of the rack's rated capacity. The rack itself probably weighs 60-70lbs, so I've got an overall ~350lbs hanging off my trailer hitch. Because the rack itself is a ways out from the hitch, the effective load (F*r) is probably closer to 500-600lbs. My Class IV hitch is rated for 650lbs tongue load, so it should be just fine, especially considering the safety factors engineered into things like hitches. Today was my first day driving around with the snowblower loaded on it. I drove gently and didn't have any issues. My confidence in the unit will likely grow as the winter goes on and it resists any bending. The unit as a whole does sag slightly with the blower loaded up (see picture), but that's probably more to do with slop in the system than the unit itself. The grating is slippery, especially in the wet/snow, so be mindful. I ziptied some old car floor mats to the center of the ramp pieces for some foot traction. Don't forget to account for the added width from the skids if you're planning to use this for a snowblower. I bought this knowing I'd have to rest the skids up on the rails. Get your tie-downs right and you'll be fine. 459040



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I bought this because of the great reviews from other customers. It took me 45 minutes to assemble using instructions. Would have liked to have larger font for diagram in instructions. I will be using this to take equipment for repair, bringing it closer to work area. Will use to remove hunting success from woods as well. Love the price. 382127



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Very good quality. Great purchase. 569158



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I bought this product for the width and the ramp. I carry a generator from my house to the deer lease 120 mi one way, Sportsman model 7500 dual fuel, weighing about 270 lbs. The first carrier I ordered made it there just fine, then upon returning home, I noticed that the carrier was sagging bad. I contacted etrailer and they immediately sent a replacement. The replacement did not even make it 10 miles on paved roads in the city before it started to bend. Terrible product, the squaring tubing that the designed used is too thin of gauge, i cant imagine what would happen if someone tried to haul the rated capacity of 500 lbs. Pictures of both carriers attached. 326974



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Very fast delivery, two days. Very simple to assemble. The instruction pictures have the carrier assembled opening into the street and not towards the curb. Here in Pa it is illegal to park against on going traffic, the ramp should be on the passenger side. This was an easy fix while assembling. Happy with construction. I will be rebuilding the anti-tilt locking bracket since it was welded crooked and throws off the level of the platform. I will also add extra welds to the bottom square tubing near the weep holes. In all very satisfied with etrailer.com and will purchase from again. Thanks 172780



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The box was man handled by a UPS driver. The first delivery attempt was left on the truck because the driver said he needed a 2nd person to pick it up. The 2nd driver the next day did it solo. I didn't notice the box damaged. The second delivery seems much better. I'll see if it survives the 1st load. 462936



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What great service! I ordered my wheel chair carrier to we could transport a life long friend who has fallen victim to MS. I ordered at 6pm and paid the nominal fee to get it in 3-5 business days, at 10 am the next morning it was on my front door step, WOW! It is a great product, well built and easy to use. The only down side I experienced was that the wobble bracket isn't very universal, it doesn't work with my hitch receiver. However I saved almost $200 over what a local dealer wanted so I can get one that works for my needs. I have had an unsurpassed experience with the product and company! I'll be back! 136518



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Here are some pictures. Took me twenty minutes to build it without looking at the instructions. Very easy to setup. Easy to install to the vehicle by myself as well. 106259



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The Carrier was delivered to me very fast. Upon assembly the holes in the tongue were misaligned and it was impossible to put the hitch pin through them. { This was a problem caused by the factory } The Lady I called at customer service was very courteous but she explained it would be at least a week before I even received a return label for the part. Rather than wait I had the holes drilled out to align them enough to put the hitch pin through. Other than that this seems to be a good carrier but it is very heavy for anyone disabled to use without assistance 195331



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I am extremely disappointed in this product ...first hole for the pin was off had to re drill it to get pin to work...second when I put scooter on the ramp the mesh gave way creating a hole the wheel fell in....I paid extra for shipping because I needed it quickly but that was negated with the poor quality...I guess I will make due with what was shipped but people need to beware of the CHINEESE crap on the market. As a result I won't recommend this product nor will I buy from you again Again for the record this product is JUNK. 407293



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The box arrived banged up. The contents were tough so it wasn't an issue. For the price it seems adequate. The electric wheelchair went up backwards up the ramp well with a little practice. Overall a good carrier. Thanks 575822



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Been using for snow blower for route. Working great! Been holding up good so far with heavy abuse. 116023


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How big is you snowblower

-- comment by: Kent - 08/20/2015

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It is a 24 inch blower

-- comment by: Josh - 08/25/2015

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overall, not a bad product. could be better in its fit and finish. The ramp is a little heavy and awkward if your disabled, and the pin chains do break as has been mentioned. I replaced the pins with better ones from a hardware store. This is best used with an suv or pickup as it has some weight. Our Nissan Quest was NOT up to the task of putting a 250-300 lb scooter on it. The aforementioned vehicles with a proper hitch (preferably PU/SUV with class4, 2inch hitch) would do best and loading items that do not have leading and trainling wheels/arms like my wifes electric scooter. a small 4 wheel electric chair perhaps, mowers, tiller, small 4-wheeler would be great choices. It needs a bit of height off the ground so it does not scrap. (ours did constantly because of a very soft suspension). The locking arm(s) are a little awkward, but servicable. The ramp has the lip from the frame to 'jump' over, so a small ramp like a door sill to make a smooth transition would be welcome for small wheeled items, large 10-12 inch wheels should have no problem with angles or the blunt frame edge of the ramp. Overall a good value depending on what you are hauling, and with what you are hauling it with. For the money, its a good size with long ramp. I would NOT recommend using it with an HD jazzy scooter with trailing arms and center drive wheels. If you have a machine that is just front and rear wheel setup, you should be ok. I stress this because of personal experience. This was replaced by a Bruno chariot lift because, (1) it got hit by a bad driver and bent out of usable condition, (2) our vehicle required a different setup to carry our heavy item. With care and attention to detail, a person should be able to get years of service. Has lots of holes and frame work with to tie onto or use straps. I am including a frame picture of scooter to know what to avoid... 304831



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My carrier makes it very easy to take my Jazzy to events. While I don't use it all the time it is easy to mount. 725633



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great product...i use it to transport power chair and scooters...it';s well built and heavy...I added another piece of chain and carter pin to each side to make it easier to open and close 722453



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The trailer was purchased for our mothers scooter. Other than sagging down a little after many, many uses, it is still worth the money and effort we put towards getting this ramp. Thanks for having good, affordable merchandise for purchase. 720822



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The trailer arrived and within 30 minutes it was installed and we were on the road with it. Drove 7 hours without any shimmy or sway. Videos were really helpful in seeing various positions of trailer. Paper instructions for assembly were detailed but drawings were very small; had to use trial and error for part that steadies the trailer. 718823



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Great product. Easy to install. Great directions. Need more then one person to put into rich on vehicle. 718803



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Hi, unfortunately we did not have an opportunity to use it as my husband passed away shortly after purchasing it. 710571



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The product is find, did what I needed at the time. It is a bit cumbersome to use for someone with limited mobility I have since purchased an electric one for my truck. Easier to load and unload my scooter. 710534



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Love this cargo trailer! It originally was supposed to be for a kids atv but we have ended up using it for all kinds of things - bike trailering, cooler hauling, traveling etc. it is awesome and has held up very very well. Love it! 697715



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Upon delivery and unpacking, the product was missing a couple parts. etrailer took care of replacing these parts very quickly. I am very satisfied with the product and the service I received. I would not hesitate purchasing from etrailer again. 694780



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It was easy to put together, the pack in weight says 93 pounds, but once you get it together it is a bit bulky, and you will need help to insert it into your receiver. We went on vacation last week used it it was great and no problems did exactly what it was supposed to do ,carry a four wheel scooter for my wife, easy to get on ,the easy to get off ,works, fantastic. 694105



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Well the box was pretty beat up when it got here and was missing a couple minor things that I'm pretty sure only fell out cause of how beat the box was and could of possibly been prevented if it was taped on the sides . It wasnt hard to put together I'm putting a 420 pound wood chipper on it and it seems hold the weight fine but it does seem close to its limit even though I'm under the max.but it's seems like a nice rack 693555



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Had to modify the hitch so the carrier wouldn't lean against the tailgate of the truck. Otherwise the carrier works fine. 693293



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Product lives up to its advertisement. Easy to use and store away. 683075



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Assembly was simple, construction is well engineered and heavy duty enough to last a long time. We will haul my wife's scooter along with us as we travel to local events and over the road trips. Very happy with the fold away design. I'm 70 and even though it weighs 90 lbs., I was able to muscle into the receiver hitch and secure it by myself. 681853



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arrived on time and looks in good shape 681757



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Im darn glad that this was the first problem solver for my wheelchair i picked. Loading and unloading is a snap. If i just want to ride out and help someone move some stuff i have a 500lb cargo carrier that does the job. 651081



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Looks ok.It came with the boxes tore up, with no instructions not sure if all the parts are here.When I went to their website, the instructions weren't available.hope the assembly goes better. 620095



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Package arrived very quick. Good. Package was in poor condition because contents were not packed tight enough. Bad. No straps on box, arrived open and I wondered if all the parts were there. All parts were there. Good. The chain used to hold the pins was very cheap and should be changed . Mine was broken, very weak. All in all the product was very nice for the money. I am a welder and could not have built one for this kind of money and have all the great functions this unit has. Thank You 612448


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  • Lightweight Ramps for Help with Loading Animals Into an SUV
  • The MaxxTow 30x50 Wheelchair Carrier part # MT70260 that you referenced does indeed weigh around 100 lbs. We do have a lighter option available in the Aluminum 27x47 MaxxTow Cargo Carrier part # MT70275 but this option will also be less cost effective. Unfortunately, all of the cargo carriers we offer with a built-in ramp are going to well exceed the 40 lb limit you referred to. Instead, I recommend taking a look at the Erickson Arched Loading Ramp Set part # EM07435. These ramps are...
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  • Recommended Mobility Scooter Carrier with Ramp for 2003 Dodge Grand Caravan
  • If you have a 2 inch receiver like the Draw-Tite # 75119 that is a good start. There isn't much ground clearance on these carriers so the bottom will be about 11 inches off the ground. If you will often be carrying the mobility scooter, then I recommend the Roadmaster Active Suspension Custom Leaf Spring Enhancement Kit # RAS4515 to ensure the back of your van doesn't sag and point your headlights to the sky. Then for your cargo carrier with ramp I recommend the MaxxTow 30x50 Wheelchair...
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  • How Much Does MaxxTow 30x50 Wheelchair Carrier w/ 60" Long Ramp # MT70260 Weigh
  • The MaxxTow 30x50 Wheelchair Carrier w/ 60" Long Ramp # MT70260 that you referenced weighs 99 lbs.
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  • Recommended Heavy-Duty Cargo Carrier with a Ramp
  • The closest hitch mounted cargo carrier we have to the UC500 is the MaxxTow # MT70260. This carrier measures 30 by 50 inches with a 60 inch ramp. The weight capacity is 500 pounds. I've attached a video for you as well.
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch and Cargo Carrier for 2015 Lincoln MKZ
  • For your 2015 Lincoln MKZ, I recommend the Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver # 24897. Unlike the Curt model that is also confirmed to fit your vehicle, the installation of this hitch will allow you to trim and reinstall the underbody panel/fascia for accommodation with the hitch receiver and crosstube. On the Curt model, this panel is completely removed and cannot be reinstalled. This Class I hitch will use existing holes in your Lincoln's frame for a no-drill installation....
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  • Cargo Carrier Recommendation for Transporting a 30 inch Wide Snowblower
  • You would need something wider, check out the 32x48 Pro Series Steel Solo Cargo Carrier # PS10401-10402. This carrier is slightly wider to fit your 30 inch wide snow blower and has a loading ramp. This carrier has a floor dimension of 31-3/4 inches wide by 47-3/4 inches long which you would want to compare to the dimensions of your snow blower. Check out the review video I attached for this product. The useable dimensions of the MaxxTow 30x50 Wheelchair Carrier # MT70260 is only 28...
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  • How Much Does the MaxxTow 30x50 Wheelchair Carrier # MT70260 Weigh
  • I recently purchased MaxxTow 30x50 Wheelchair Carrier # MT70260 for my step father and in the package it weighs just under 100 pounds. The packaging does not weigh all that much so subtract 5 pounds or so and the carrier itself weighs about 95 pounds.
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  • Recommended Folding Cargo Carrier With Ramp
  • The Flip-up Stinger for Scooter Carriers RFUB has a measurement from center of hitch pin to upright when folded of 6 inches. This will most likely be too close because the part you reference is similar to our # MT70275 carrier that measures 7 inches tall. This also would require some customization and you'd need to be careful with steel and aluminum contact points if the powder coat or paint were to fail. That stinger is intended to be a replacement option for the Trailer Hitch Mounted...
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  • Recommended Wheelchair Carrier for 1-1/4 Inch Trailer Hitch on 2002 Mercury Mountaineer
  • You can use an adapter like the Brophy # HTAD in order to use 2 inch hitch-mounted accessories with the 1-1/4 inch receiver on your 2002 Mercury Mountaineer. An important factor to keep in mind when using this or any other hitch adapter is that it will reduce the tongue weight capacity by 50%. This means that if the trailer hitch on your Mountaineer has a tongue weight capacity of 200 pounds, it will be reduced to 100 pounds when using the adapter. The MaxxTow 30x50 Wheelchair Carrier...
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  • 2-Inch Hitch-Mount Cargo Carrier to Transport Permobil C300 Power Chair That Weighs 350-lbs
  • I contacted Permobil to find out the weight of their C300 power chair and it weighs 350-lbs including the batteries. We do indeed offer several ramped carriers that will have the capacity for this chair and that also will fit a 2-inch hitch. Since I do not know your vehicle or hitch I suggest you first take a look at the vehicle owner's manual for any guidance regarding its tongue weight (TW) capacity. (TW is the downward force on the vehicle frame from whatever is attached to it.) Your...
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  • Is a MaxxTow 30x50 Wheelchair Carrier Compatible with 2016 VW Tiguan
  • I may have a solution for you, however there is not an adapter that will work for you without reducing the weight capacity. As you said any adapter will reduce the weight capacity by 50 percent making it not enough. My best recommendation would be to check the tongue weight capacity of your 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan in the owner's manual if you haven't already. You need to make sure it can handle what is necessary because that will determine the maximum amount your vehicle will carry...
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  • Recommended Hitch Mounted Carrier With Ramp For Mower And Rototiller On 2011 Toyota Tacoma
  • We do have just what you are looking for. I recommend the MaxxTow Carrier With Ramp, part # MT70260. This carrier fits receiver openings and has a weight capacity of 500 lbs. The carrier measures 50 long x 30 wide x 6-1/2 tall. This carrier has a ramp as you mentioned. The ramp measures 28 inches wide and is 60 inches long. When folded down the distance form the center of the hitch pin hole to the closest edge of the carrier is 14 inches. This carrier comes with an anti-wobble device...
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  • Is the Ramp Removable on MaxxTow 30x50 Wheelchair Carrier for 2-Inch Hitches # MT70260
  • According to my contact at MaxxTow the folding ramp on their 30x50 Wheelchair Carrier for 2-Inch Hitches # MT70260 can be removed with a wrench or socket. The ramp mounting points are secured with nylon lock nuts. I also checked with the team at ProSeries, who offers a similar folding-ramp cargo carrier # PS10401-10402. The ramp on this unit can also be removed, but this too would require essentially partial dis-assembly of the carrier using tools. It is not intended to provide any sort...
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  • Inside Dimensions of MaxxTow # MT70260 Hitch Mounted Wheelchair Carrier
  • The inside dimensions of the MaxxTow # MT70260 30 x 50 Wheelchair Carrier are 48 inches long by 28 inches wide by 5 inches deep. You can see this in the photo I've edited for you. These and the other relevant dimensions are also listed on the product description page which I've also linked for you. If your snow blower is just a bit under 28 inches wide, it should just fit. You can see a product demonstration video by clicking the provided link.
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  • Recommended Hitch Mounted Cargo Carrier For Large Frame Mobility Scooter
  • We don't have a carrier with ramp that will allow for that big a scooter. Our biggest option is the MaxxTow 30x50 Wheelchair Carrier w/ 60" Long Ramp - 2" Hitches - Folding - Steel - 500 lbs # MT70260. Your best option would be to use the Let's Go Aero TwinTube U-Build-It Slide-Out Hitch Rack # HMK901 and create something customized for your application. This carrier has a weight capacity of 300 lbs, so you would be able to use up to 50 lbs of materials for your custom carrier. This...
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  • Availability of Hitch-Mount Ramped Scooter Carrier With 60-Inch Platform
  • The MaxxTow 30x50 Ramped Wheelchair Carrier # MT70260 that you referenced has a platform that measures 30- x 50-inches, and its ramp measures 60-inches long. This and all other ramped carriers we offer are viewable using the link to your right. This 50-inch platform length is the longest we have available. This carrier's 60-inch ramp is also the longest ramp on any of these items. Please note that these carriers vary considerably in their weight capacities, ranging from 230- to 500-lbs....
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  • Recommended Class III Trailer Hitch Receiver for 2018 Coachman Freelander 20cb on Ford Transit Frame
  • For your 2018 Coachman Freelander 20cb I recommend the Curt Adjustable Trailer Hitch Receiver # C13701. This is a Class III hitch that is rated for tongue weights up to 500 lbs. Then you can use a cargo carrier like # MT70260 which has an integrated ramp. I've attached a photo of this being used with a mobility scooter for a visual reference. If you were referring to a scooter like a small motorcycle, then I instead recommend the motor bike carrier # UF48-979033. This has a ramp...
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  • Folding Mobility Scooter Carrier Recommendation with Ramp
  • We have folding cargo carriers with ramps which work great for transporting mobility scooters, but we do not have any that are "lightweight" as the have to be reinforced for strength as well as the ramps add quite a bit of weight. For that though we have the MaxxTow 30x50 Wheelchair Carrier # MT70260 which would work well. It has a capacity of 500 lbs, has a built in ramp, is folding and has dimensions of 48" long x 28" wide x 5" deep.
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  • Cargo Carrier With Ramp Recommendation that Folds Up Against Vehicle When Not in Use
  • I may have an option that will work for you, however, the Pro Series Steel Cargo Carrier, # PS10401-10402, does not fold up against the vehicle. The widest folding cargo carrier with a ramp that we offer is the MaxxTow 30x50 Cargo Carrier, # MT70106. The interior dimensions of this carrier are 48 inches long x 28 inches wide x 5 inches deep. It comes with a 48 inch ramp and a 500 lb weight capacity just like the Pro Series carrier. I have attached a demonstration video of this carrier...
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  • Recommended Hitch-Mounted Carrier for Snow Blower
  • For your snow blower that measures 27-1/2 inches wide, I recommend looking at the MaxxTow 30x50 Wheelchair Carrier # MT70260. This is a really nice hitch-mounted cargo carrier that has inside/usable dimensions of 48 inches long and 28 inches wide. It also features a 60 inch long, foldable ramp that will help you load and unload the snow blower onto the platform. It is compatible with 2 inch trailer hitch receivers. This carrier has a sturdy steel construction and a weight capacity of...
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  • Recommended Cargo Carrier to Carry Snow Blower with 2011 Dodge Ram
  • The MaxxTow carrier you mentioned has an inside-the-rails dimension of 48 x 28 inches. Your blower might fit, but it would be a very tight fit. The carrier is relatively inexpensive, and would be best suited for occasional use. A carrier like the Pro Series # PS10401-10402 would be a much better choice. The carrier is very highly rated by our customers, and the roomy 47-3/4 inch long x 31-3/4 inch wide carrier platform would easily handle both the size and the weight of your snow blower. The...
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  • Hitch Mounted Cargo Carriers with Ramps to Carry an Electric Mobility Chair
  • I have attached a link to this answer page for you that will show you all of our hitch-mounted carriers with a ramp. These racks would allow you to carry an electric mobility chair at the Curt Class III Trailer Hitch Receiver # C13172 your 2015 Jeep Cherokee. There are a number of different style options for you to choose from when it comes to a cargo carrier with a ramp. Most carriers are made of steel, like # MT70106, but some carriers are made from aluminum to keep the weight of the...
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  • Shank Measurements For MaxxTow Wheelchair Carriers # MT70260, # MT70106
  • For the MaxxTow Wheelchair Carriers # MT70260 and # MT70106, the length of the shank from the center of the pinhole to the closest edge of the carrier when in the folded position is 4-3/4 inches. Just to be sure, I contacted my source at MaxxTow and he confirmed this measurement.
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  • Can MaxxTow Aluminum Cargo Carrier with Ramp Fold Up for Storage
  • The MaxxTow aluminum cargo carrier with ramp # MT70275 is a fixed carrier which means it does not fold up or tilt. We do have some carriers with ramps that fold up but they are steel and not aluminum: # MT70106 and # MT70260. The only difference between these two is the length of each ramp. I have linked video reviews of these carriers for you. Curt aluminum carrier # C18100 folds up but doesn't have a ramp but if a ramp is not required then this carrier is another option. I have linked...
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  • Recommended Ramped Hitch Cargo Carrier for Transporting Generator on Jeep Wrangler
  • We do offer a range of ramp-equipped platform type hitch-mount cargo carriers that can work for your generator. You will want to confirm that the 2-inch hitch on the Wrangler is rated for the combined weight of the 300-lb generator plus the weight of the specific carrier you select. The Jeep itself also needs to be rated for this combined tongue weight, which will approach 400-lbs. For a carrier that folds up when not in use you can consider the MaxxTow # MT70260 which has a platform...
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  • Can a Scooter be Ridden Up the Ramp and Onto a Trailer Hitch Mounted Cargo Carrier
  • You would want to roll the scooter up onto the MaxxTow cargo carrier # MT70106. The combined weight of a person and the scooter would be too much weight for the ramp, shank, and hitch receiver to handle (since all of the weight would be pushing down on just one side of the carrier). I would go with the carrier that has the 60 inch long ramp, # MT70260. The longer the ramp is the less severe the angle up to the carrier will be and the easier that will make it to roll the scooter onto...
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  • Recommended Steel Cargo Carrier with Ramp with Folding Capability
  • The largest hitch-mounted carrier with a ramp we have available is the MaxxTow Wheelchair Carrier # MT70260. This sturdy steel carrier has interior dimensions of 48 inches long, 28 inches wide and 5 inches deep. This is a really nice carrier that also includes a 60 inch long ramp for easy loading and unloading. The ramp can be folded up into the basket and the carrier itself can pivot up alongside the vehicle when not in use. It is compatible with 2 inch trailer hitch receivers. I have...
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  • Recommendation For A Trailer Hitch For 2007 Toyota RAV4 To Carry Mobility Scooter
  • The different classification of hitches refers to weight capacity and size of receiver opening. A Class I hitch is the smallest hitch available and it has a lighter capacity, smaller receiver opening, and works with small to mid-sized vehicles. A Class I hitch is more limited in capacity than a Class III hitch so it is best to get a Class III hitch if available. For your 2007 Toyota RAV4, I recommend the Draw-Tite Class III Max Frame Receiver Hitch, Item # 75235. The Draw-Tite...
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  • Could EX Spitfire TSAFSB Fit MaxxTow Wheelchair carrier part # MT70260
  • I looked up the dimensions of your EX Spitfire TSAFSB and it would easily fit on the platform of the MaxxTow Wheelchair carrier part # MT70260 which measures 30 inches by 50 inches. The 60 inch long ramp of this carrier will make loading the Spitfire very easy as well!
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