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Trailer Valet XL Trailer Dolly with Chain Drive - 2" Hitch Ball - 1,000 lbs TW

Trailer Valet XL Trailer Dolly with Chain Drive - 2" Hitch Ball - 1,000 lbs TW

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Heavy-duty dolly with integrated drive takes the hassle out of moving your trailer. Simply connect your trailer, turn the crank, and guide the trailer with the steering handle. The drill attachment lets you use your power drill instead of cranking. Lowest Prices for the best trailer dolly from Trailer Valet. Trailer Valet XL Trailer Dolly with Chain Drive - 2" Hitch Ball - 1,000 lbs TW part number TVXL2 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Trailer Valet Trailer Dolly - TVXL2

  • Trailer Valet
  • 2 Inch Ball
  • 1000 lbs Capacity

Heavy-duty dolly with integrated drive takes the hassle out of moving your trailer. Simply connect your trailer, turn the crank, and guide the trailer with the steering handle. The drill attachment lets you use your power drill instead of cranking.


  • Trailer dolly with integrated drive system lets you easily move your trailer
    • Drive your trailer to your hitch for fast, hassle-free hookup
    • Effortlessly move your trailer into your garage or another tight spot for storage
  • Chain drive system is powered by easy-to-use hand crank
    • Drive and steer your trailer with minimal effort
    • Switch between high and low gears for effortless driving
    • Designed for use on level surfaces
  • Included drill bit lets you power the gears with your drill
    • Power drill itself is not included
  • Solid rubber tires last longer and handle better than inflatable tires
    • Deep treads allow extra grip for more stability on gravel, dirt, and grass
    • Intended for use on pavement and well-packed surfaces
  • Dual positraction wheels for easy maneuvering
    • 1 Tire freewheels when you are turning, then reengages when turn is completed
  • Steering handle helps you guide unit
  • Automatic brake keeps trailer from rolling
    • Chocks should still be used during storage
  • Hitch ball base can be adjusted up and down to change ball height
  • Included coupling plate keeps the dolly flush with your coupler to prevent damage
    • Installs between the hitch ball and base
  • Rugged steel construction with black powder coat and zinc-nickel plating resists rust
    • 500-Hour salt spray rating
  • Drill attachment, steering handle, hitch ball with base, cotter pin, locking nut, washer, and tightening tool included


  • Hitch ball diameter: 2"
  • Adjustable hitch ball height: 19-1/4" - 20-1/4"
  • Dimensions: see diagram below
  • Steering handle: 11" long
  • Tongue weight: 1,000 lbs
  • Gross trailer weight: 10,000 lbs
  • Weight: 60 lbs
  • Gear ratios:
    • High speed: 11-to-1
    • Low speed: 27-to-1
  • 1-Year limited warranty

Trailer Valet XL

When the time comes to move or align your unhitched trailer, the Trailer Valet XL is at your service. Instead of driving your vehicle to your trailer, use this heavy-duty dolly to drive your trailer to your hitch. This saves you the time and frustration of having to repeatedly back up your vehicle to align the hitch ball with your trailer's coupler.

The Trailer Valet XL also makes it easy to park or move your trailer into tight spots and to position it in a garage. It allows you to take corners and make slight adjustments in steering while the trailer is moving. No more attempting to back the trailer in with your vehicle.

How to Drive the Trailer Valet XL

The Trailer Valet XL is easy to operate. You can either use the included hand crank to operate the chain drive system, or you can make operation even easier by powering the drive with your 18-volt drill (not included). The drive system activates the dual positraction wheels. Both wheels are engaged while the Trailer Valet is moving straight - in either forward or reverse. When you need to make a turn, one of the wheels disengages and freewheels, allowing the other wheel to move the trailer. All you have to do is power the drive system and direct the Trailer Valet XL with the steering handle. When you straighten the steering handle back up, the other wheel reengages and the Trailer Valet XL drives straight again.

The Trailer Valet XL also includes an auto-brake function that acts as a wheel chock to keep your trailer in place. When the steering handle is raised up, the drive system is engaged. The handle automatically falls down when it is released, bringing the wheels to an immediate halt. This safety feature prevents your trailer from running away from you. The handle also locks when down, keeping your trailer level and secure for storage, though wheel chocks should still be used.

Never-Flat Tires

The solid rubber, never-flat tires on this dolly outperform inflatable tires, and hold up better under the weight of your trailer. Deep treads in the tire surface give you better traction on gravel, dirt, and grass. But you will get the best results when using this dolly on well-packed surfaces or pavement.

TVXL2 Trailer Valet XL Trailer Dolly with 2" Hitch Ball - 1,000 lbs

Installation Details TVXL2 Installation instructions

Video of Trailer Valet XL Trailer Dolly with Chain Drive - 2" Hitch Ball - 1,000 lbs TW

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

Video Transcript for Trailer Valet XL Trailer Dolly Review

Today, we're going to be taking a look at the Trailer Dolly XL. Now this is available in 2 different models. One model comes with a 2 inch ball. And the toher model comes with the 2-5/16 inch ball. When the time comes to move or align your unhitched trailer, the Trailer Valet XL is at your service. The Trailer Valet has an integrated drive system which makes moving the trailer very easy. Now, one of the key features about the Trailer Valet XL is it's ability to be used with the included drill bit.

This is designed to replace the handle, so you can remove the handle, place the bit over either the low gear or the high gear. Then you can operate the drive system using the 18-bolt drill. The Trailer Valet XL also makes it easy to park or move your trailer into tight spots and to position it in a garage. It allows you to take corners and make slide adjustments in steering while the trailer is moving, which means no more attempting to back the trailer in with your vehicle. The chain drive system is powered by an easy-to-use hand crank. This allows you to drive and steer your trailer with minimal effort and allows you to switch between high and low gears for effortless driving even on an incline. The dual pause attraction wheels allow for easy maneuvering.

One tire freewheels when you're turning, then reengages when the turn is completed. The large steering handle makes guiding the unit very easy. It's got a nice textured rubber grip design here on the end, and then when it's not being used, we can allow the handle to engage in this clip which gives it a stable position. The Trailer Valet has an automatic brake built into the unit and it's going to engage every time the handle is in the release or down position. As you can see, for demonstration purposes today, we're on a really steep incline. This is a loading dock here at our warehouse.

I'm going to take the trailer as far up as we can until it starts spitting 00:01:54 out. Then I'm going to release the drive mechanism. I'm going to release the handle. I'm going to let the brake do its job. Here we go.

I'm going to go ahead and release. During the demonstration, it's important to note that we're just working with the trailer weight. There is no cargo loaded in our trailer. Please note that even though the unit features an automatic brake to keep the trailer from rolling, chocks should still be used during storage. Now, we brought you out here to a gravel lot because we want to show you that the Trailer Valet, whether you're on hard surface, soft surface or even a rocky surface, it's going to get the job done. The Trailer Valet features a rugged steel construction with black powder coating which is going to help resist rust and corrosion. It also features a 300-hour salt spray rating. The 9-inch diameter wheel allows for easy maneuvering. The unit features a gross trailer weight capacity of 10,000 pounds, maximum total weight capacity of 1,000 pounds. The collar, which is designed to offer a nice tight fit on the coupler has adjustment to it. That way, you can work with different coupler designs. One of the neat things about the Trailer Valet is how easily it can be moved from one trailer to the other. Now, we want to go ahead and show you how to get the Trailer Valet connected to your trailer. Before you do so, you want to make sure that you have at least 75 psi in each tire. We went ahead and checked ours and we filled it up to about 80 psi per tire. Now, we're ready to go ahead and put the ball inside the rotating socket here on the Trailer Valet. Really simple to do, it's going to have some pinholes down here that we want to make sure line up with the pinholes in the socket. Put that in there and then we can secure it by installing the included pin and then bringing the clip around to the other side. Now, we want to make sure that the coupler height of our trailer is high enough, that way, we can fit the ball of the Trailer Valet directly underneath. It's got a nice easy grab handle right here, so that way, we can lift it up into position. As you can see, the coupler height is just directly above the ball. Now that the ball is directly underneath the coupler, we can go ahead and lower our trailer jack which is going to lower the coupler onto the ball. We'll go ahead and lower it all the way down and then to secure it, we'll go ahead and bring our coupler latch up and into the fully seated position. With it fully connected, we will raise the trailer back up until the wheels of the Trailer Valet are off of the ground. Now, we'll take this collar, this is the locking nut. We'll turn it counterclockwise, raising it up underneath the lip of that coupler. This is going to keep the unit from disengaging from the coupler so it's going to keep the ball secure inside that socket area. Now with that collar hand tight, we'll go ahead and move it around and you can see how much play it has. What we want to do is we want to use the included tool to continue tightening as we move this around. That's going to take out any of that excess play, making sure that everything is tight and secure. With everything tight and secure, we can go ahead and raise up our trailer jack which is going to put the weight of the trailer onto the Trailer Valet. Then we can go ahead and remove our blocks. The final thing we need to do before we're ready to go ahead and use this to move our trailer around is we need to attach our drive handle. Place it right over one of the two gears. We have a high gear and a low gear. We're going to use the high gear. The unit slides over and that it engages in that hole on the handle to hold it firmly in place. That's going to complete today's look at the Trailer Valet XL Trailer Dolly,

Customer Reviews

Trailer Valet XL Trailer Dolly with Chain Drive - 2" Hitch Ball - 1,000 lbs TW - TVXL2

Average Customer Rating:  4.2 out of 5 stars   (158 Customer Reviews)

Heavy-duty dolly with integrated drive takes the hassle out of moving your trailer. Simply connect your trailer, turn the crank, and guide the trailer with the steering handle. The drill attachment lets you use your power drill instead of cranking.


E-trailer is great to work with. Heidi made sure I got the part I needed within a very tight timeline. I will defiantly use them again. The trailer valet XL was well packaged and appears very well made. I have not put it to use yet but feel it will satisfy my needs 454201


Does not work well on concrete with an incline. 461319


This item got to me sooner than expected. It's as described and Karen in sales was extremely helpful! I was in a pinch and fortunately everything worked out great. Thanks etrailer! and Thank You Karen! I was VERY IMPRESSED using my new TRAILER VALET XL! I got the part from UPS at 8:30pm last night, put everything together quickly and by 9:30pm I had my new AIRSTREAM tucked into my backyard patio. An IMPOSSIBLE TASK without the TRAILER VALET! I know because I spent a lot of time trying without the Valet. Worst case scenario I would have damaged to RV or my Sequoia! Thanks! Well worth the money to have the Trailer Valet XL. 460928


This dolly was the solution to our hitching problem. We have a cement pad behind our house which we store our camper on. There is not enough room to back the tow vehicle up to it, so we use the trailer dolly to pull the camper so it is directly behind the SUV on the driveway. We are also happy that the dolly takes up so little room in the garage. 635195


I just received the product Friday, and I had it out of the box and in use in 5 minutes. It is easy to attach. Using the crank, I was able to move my 28’ sailboat around my warehouse with ease. I wish it came with the 1 7/8” ball too! I own several boats and utility trailers, and this product is going to make it much easier to move them around. Mine came with the solid tires and and collar around the barrel. The product feels well made and sturdy. If it holds up well, and believe me, it will get a lot of use with me, I will return and give it the 5th star. 619314


As a 70 year old this thing was very dangerous to use on a single axel basic trailer with two recliners and a dresser for extra weight. The drill motor almost broke my wrist and the handle is spinning like mad coming down a small incline of my driveway. I don't think this is the right thing for me! Thank you 660419


I have not been totally satisfied with the TVXL.....I purchased it to assist in backing my bass boat into a basement garage. The drive has a grade but no where near the 10% grade that the ad espoused that the TVXL would accomodate. The unit its self is HEAVY. The most frustrating thing is the provided wrench used to tighten the unit against the trailer frame is useless slipping out of the slots with the least bit of resistance. Maybe its just me nut I feel like I need an extra person and another hand to assist me in attempting to use this thing. If you have nothing but a level surface it might work. Disappointing purchase 576777


Just barely had enough traction to move my trailer.... recommend you visit Manufacturer site for exact capabilities and visit YouTube first and watch several videos about the pros and cons. It just barely worked on my trailer and may have changed mind if I had done deeper research before purchase. 581574


Well built, but did not work on grass at all. No traction. I purchased the caddy to help me move my 16' camper trailer around. It hooked up OK, but even with 300# tongue weight, it would not bite in the dirt/grass. I sold it at a loss to someone I told about its limitations. His application was on a hard surface, so I'm sure he was happy with it. $150+ loss on the sale. 550088


I was torn on wether or not to give this item a 5 star or 3 star review...So I opted for 4. One point to make to prospective buyers- watch the ETRAILER video in it's entirety- the last 2 minutes go in depth on the proper procedure for attaching the dolly to your trailer. For additional reference, I'm moving a 6x10 enclosed trailer with 1000lbs of equipment always on board (2300lbs total...ish) The best way for me to go about this is a PROS/CONS list. PROS: -works exactly as described -best option for its price point -entire unit is serviceable -makes VERY quick work of maneuvering on pavement. -very well built. CONS: -unit is very heavy (50 lbs) -gravel performance is...ok (this may be because I don't have enough weight on the tongue, wheels break free often...chewing up my 3/8 gravel driveway) -price seems high for what the unit is -braking mechanism is a bit grabby, often grinds gears if not careful to pull up constantly on the tiller. Makes operation a little awkward. -attachment to trailer is a little awkward, disconnect is even more awkward. -unit should be at least 4" taller overall. I'm only 5'9" and it's a bit uncomfortable bending over while operating, with or without a drill. I don't see how this addition in height could really hurt their bottom line, and it wouldn't make storage an issue. It would be MUCH more comfortable to use. The Pro-XL model is a VERY comfortable height. I'd venture to guess they could shave a bunch of money off their production cost by creating a mechanism to accept off the shelf balls, rather than use their beautifully machined ball. I recognize it's part of their system, but they really need to knock down the cost. $800 feels like a lot for a tool I use once a week, and I spend more time setting it up and taking it down than I do using it for maneuvering. I'd be very pleased if it was $500. All that said, I still recommend this tool. It is a game changer. Just needs a little more tweaking, but it's still very good. 619268


I'm glad I found the Trailer Valet on ETrailer! We have a small relatively flat parking area at the top of a narrow steep driveway. We can drive our Lance 1575 (2,800 lbs) to the top of the driveway, but then need to unhook the trailer and move it around by hand to where it is parked out of the way of our truck. With the Trailer Valet I can easily move it where it needs to go, and because of the brake, I don't have to put blocks of wood under the tires every time I stop to make a turn like I had to do with our old trailer that I used to move by hand. As a 66 year old, it is nice to have some mechanical assistance for this task. The Valet comes with an adapter so that you can use a cordless drill to turn the gears. I don't use it. You have to hold the Valet handle up to engage the gears and disengage the brake. If you let the handle drop down, the brake engages. This is very good, except that if you are holding on to a turning drill with one hand, and the brake suddenly engages because you let the handle drop down a bit, then your wrist twists as the drill jerks out of your hand. The drill adapter would be good to have if you have a long way to go, but I have a lot of little maneuvers in order to park, so I just use the crank handle. I use the high gear crank position because it moves the trailer faster and my parking area is flat, so don't need the extra power provided by the low gear. The high gear is in the bottom position on the Valet, which means you have to bend over more to use it, which is a little harder on the back. However, the Valet does all of the work as you crank the handle, so overall it is much less back strain than trying to move the trailer by hand. The Valet is very heavy duty. It moves our fairly light trailer with ease, and sort of seems like "overkill" for my application, so I'm sure it would work great for much heavier trailers. 425022


This product has helped me do the impossible. Moving my 3,500 lb trailer on my slooping garage entry area would be impossible without some device to assist. I have found using the hand crank is better for me than the electric drill, because the drill moves it very quickly and I have to maneuver in a tight area. I can get the trailer in and out of the garage by myself with a car parked in the other spot and feel I am in control of the whole process. An electric unit would be nice but cost over twice as much and I only need this a few times per year. This product is well made and has been working great for me. Be VERY careful on a steep slope as there is a lot of force working on the trailer. Better to work across the slope at an angle. I would buy it again. 563347

After one year, no change to my review. This product meets my need and did so at a reasonable cost. I would buy again.
Ted - 09/09/2019



I have mixed feelings about this trailer dolly. On the one hand, it is heavy duty and well made but on the other hand, it doesn’t work anywhere near as well as the advertising would have you believe. On any sort of slight incline, it is impossible to keep it upright under the coupler. When that happens, it puts stress on the coupler and the wheels slip, and the trailer won’t move. I’m using it with an 1800 pound trailer, so nowhere near it’s rated capacity. For me, it has been an expensive mistake. 619891

As mentioned in the product description, the Trailer Valet is meant for use on level surfaces, and not on an incline.
-- Mike L - 04/10/2019



I didn't have high hopes for this (maybe that's more because I've been burned by too many products in the past), but WOW! It works! About my trailer: it's 20' long, ~3100# but is heavy on the tongue (600#) My trailer is stored at a storage facility between two much larger RVs and a post that's attracted to trailers. Without a lot of room to maneuver, I've always dreaded the return trip when it's time to tuck the trailer back into its home. Yesterday I returned and one of the RVs was gone, but rather than celebrate - I decided to try the Trailer Valet to see how it works. I thought if something went haywire, at least i would only damage one other RV. My concern with the Trailer Valet XL vs the other systems I looked at was its braking ability. I have to climb a small hill (1 - 2 degrees) into my slot, and my worst fear was a run-away trailer - so I placed my wife on 'Full Chock Alert' and hooked it up. I turned the crank, it moved. I turned the crank and moved the handle and it shifted directions. Over the course of about 10 minutes I moved it about 40 feet; up a hill and between the lines. My wife was so impressed that I rolled the trailer into it's spot using just my arms she brought me some water and offered to take me to lunch. I'm not going to tell her she could probably do it too. :) The secret is making sure it is TIGHT to the coupler. Use the wrench to tighten it, tighten it some more, and then one more time. When you hit your knuckles you're getting there. Highly recommended and I'm just sorry I didn't know about this years ago. 420192


Product does work and is of very good quality but, don't expect to move a 5000lb trailer on anything but a completely flat surface. I had an Aliner (notice I said HAD) Expedition. My storage area had a 2" high "curb" at the entry way. No way, would not push it up (just a 1800lb trailer). Had to make long ramps and even then it was a real challenge. CAUTION: In my situation, trying to get up the ramps I made to get up on the 2" curb, the ball on the TVXL2 would pry its way out of the trailer tongue and fall under the trailer. It one point this happened and the trailer nearly ran me down and killed me! It was a dangerous situation. Even after tightening the sleeve as much as possible. It eventually messed up the tongue on the trailer. Just sort of a flawed design in my humble opinion... I have sold the thing on Craigslist. 487478


I have an awkward parking situation. The narrow alleyway behind my home is a dead end. Barely room to maneuver my 14’ cargo trailer and even more of a challenge with our new 26’ travel trailer. Last year I removed all of the broken concrete and put down crushed rock and compacted really tight so it’s almost like concrete. I read just about every review out there on this unit and was worried with my surface. It’s pretty flat but not perfect so I went ahead and purchased the Trailer Dolly XL. In order for me to fit my trailer it has to be parallel to the alley and fence. I was pretty surprised at just how well this unit worked. I was able to maneuver the trailer into place, not without a challenge but what is a little challenge in life right?! The unit works amazingly well for my situation and yes it can dig holes, it is a challenge but thinking through the process and using wood and maybe even a little helpful push and it will do the job. Definitely a challenge but it works exactly as it is designed and I am happy I purchased this unit. If your on the fence I can recommend this unit and if you have a challenging area like mine it will take some brain power to make it work but it does what it is supposed to do and fairly easy to use with a drill motor which is the only way I have used it so far. Also the coupler needs to be tight as possible with this kind of weight. Others that have listed negatives I can see the complaints and it takes some brain power to overcome the challenges so if your that person I believe it can work for you! 651118


My wife and I purchased the Trailer Valet XL to assist us with backing our 24-feet towing trailer from off the street and down our residential driveway through the drive gates to the vehicle port. Our challenge with using the valet is trying to keep the tongue weight of the towing trailer down to about 500 pounds. This seems to work best for us. Keeping over-bearing weight off the tongue of the towing trailer makes it easier to crank and guide the Trailer Valet XL. Noteworthy, do not allow the wheels of the Trailer Valet XL to get onto the grass. If on the grass, the wheels of the valet will spin in place and not move the trailer. Additionally, it will help immensely if the company show customers how to use the stabilizing plate they ship with the valet. We exchanged our first valet for another one because the gears sounded like they were grinding. The Trailer Valet XL Company did an outstanding job by promptly sending us a new valet and providing a UPS voucher for returning the older valet. Over all, we think the valet product is good, and the Trailer Valet XL company is excellent on how it stands behind its product. 270822

Our Trailer Valet XL is working out just great. Its doing everything as advertised. The more we work with it, the better we like it.
Sam H - 07/13/2017



I received the trailer valet I thought it would serve my needs as it turns out it cannot even move my boat at all the video sure it moving boats with trailers and even cargo trailers Going up inclines I assure you it can’t do that I’ve not been able to even move my boat out of my garage with the trailer valet this is a very poor experience I basically cannot use it does not serve my needs I would like to return it for something more substantial an electric dolly or gas powered dolly after speaking to your customer representative I understand I cannot do that because I’m out of the window of returns 567453

This trailer valet is rated for up to 1,000 pounds of tongue weight and a gross trailer weight of 10,000 pounds. Additionally if the trailer steering handle is in the down position it may activate the integrated brake on the trailer valet, and this would prevent any movement.
-- Rachael H - 09/25/2018



Called, placed order in the AM and two days later I was pushing and pulling my RV. Thank you for great servoice. 361731

I have discovered it to be nearly useless. We have a gravel driveway with approx. 2.5 grade and it just wont go in the gravel. I have had to use a couple pieces of 34 plywood to move my small travel trailer about 25 ft.
Donald H - 04/02/2018


Thanks for the follow up and reply. The Trailer Valet is intended and has the best results when used on pavement and well-packed surfaces.

-- Rachael H - 4/3/2018


I purchased the Trailer Valet XL Trailer Dolly in the latter part of March 2016 and have been using it now for about six months. I have a fourteen foot enclosed cargo trailer that is regularly loaded to the max with hobby gear and is very difficult to park next to my house and in the sometimes tight places at the events I go to using my tow vehicle. I have tried some of the other hand dollies with mixed and sometimes disastrous results, and then I found the Trailer Valet XL. WOW! This thing makes parking my trailer a breeze. At home I’m able to park my trailer right next to the work shop door the first time every time, at events I can squeeze my trailer into the tightest spaces and look like a pro doing it! The Trailer Valet is easy to attach to the hitch and the two different hand crank speeds make maneuvering the trailer a snap, I usually opt to use the eighteen volt drill attachment to speed things up a tad. The brake holds extremely well and in the event of the trailer getting away from you, just releasing the handle sets the brake. I have used the Trailer Valet on paved and unpaved surfaces with good results but have to say that paved or hard packed surfaces work best. The cost of the unit is a little high but I do consider the Trailer Valet XL a good purchase and would recommend it to anyone. 296681

My Trailer Valet XL is working out just great. It is doing everything as advertised. I stand by my initial review. Just a couple of things to remember, make sure you check and maintain the air pressure in the tires and grease the chain periodically. If you are using the drill attachment, make sure you have the handle all the way up to disengage the brake or when you engage your drill youll get a good whack on your drill hand to remind you.
Cris B - 09/20/2017



First of all, I love etrailer. They know their stuff! OK, we received the Valet very quick as usual and unfortunately the handle on the unit was broke off. We decided to just keep it. Too hard to ship back and since we never had a handle, we don't miss it. It moves the trailer effortlessly up a slight grade with a small turn. My neighbor bought a new trailer and would borrow it to move his to his side yard. He only has about 4" of clearance side to side to park it and it just couldn't be done with his truck. This unit did it for him, so he purchased one himself. Easy to switch out ball sizes and light enough to bring with u if needed camping. I would recommend it. :) 455318


I have a tandem axle boat trailer that weighs just under 7000 lbs loaded. Product did not work as explained on website or video. Tried two different couplers as the first broke locking mechanism trying to use the product. Was unable to get the tightening collar tight enough not to allow the dolly ball to swivel to the point were it broke the locking mechanism as the ball pried its way out. Bought a new different brand coupler and had the same issue. tightening collar would not keep the dolly from tilting when moving and the ball would attemp to pry out. 272897


First off I have to give eTrailer a huge thumbs up, the only place I could find all of the parts I was looking for in one spot, and I selected the default "free" shipping and was expecting to see my order in about the normal 5 to 7 days. It was on my front porch in 2 days!!! I know that may not be normal, but still it was rather nice! As for the Trailer Valet XL for my use it is the best purchase I have made! The dolly is way overkill for my motorcycle trailer when empty but it does allow me the option to move it around with it loaded with both cycles. My driveway is a alley way access with an approx. 2 degree incline and does not allow for much room to effectively back the trailer in while attached to my truck. The dolly makes this a piece of cake! The hand cranking is a bit exhausting so a freshly charged 18v battery for my drill makes that a non issue. I am very pleased with the overall construction of the dolly nice and solid. The reasons that I gave this product 4 stars is the fact that the collar plate is rather undersized and does not provide enough lip to accommodate for twist when tightening the ball to the hitch. Also the wrench and collar I do see as parts that will wear out rather fast under normal use as the collar and the wrench do not have a very precise fit and does slip if you are not very careful, also the collar being made of aluminum the holes that the wrench fits into will start to strip out. I will say that I did a lot of reading of reviews and what others have experienced before I purchased this and this would be my recommendation to anyone looking as well. I was able to understand the product better and also learn about what not to do to make using the Trailer Valet XL a better experience. Overall I am very pleased with this product for my trailer and use case. 426295


I just bought a bigger boat and trailer that weigh about 4000 pounds. They are kept in a dry storage yard where I must push the trailer by hand to the crane to launch the boat. The yard surface is smooth concrete with a very slight incline for water drainage. I am 67 years old and it was difficult to move my old boat and trailer to the crane and it weighed only 1500 pounds. I wanted to buy a bigger boat but knew I would need a powered dolly to move my new boat. After much research, I decided I would buy the Trailer Valet XL when I got a bigger and heavier boat. I've now have used the Trailer Valet XL 8 times and it works great. I am able to move my 4000 pound boat and trailer to and from the crane very easily by myself. I am using my four year old 18 volt Makita drill motor and it has plenty of power to quickly move the boat and trailer. The boat and trailer are kept in a very tight parking spot with just 2 inches of space on each side. The Trailer Valet XL lets me easily steer the trailer in to its parking spot using the drill motor attachment. It steers and brakes easier than I thought it would. I also watched the installation video (2 times) before I installed the Trailer Valet XL. I installed it correctly the first time in about 15 minutes. When I used the Trailer Valet for the first time, I had to learn to hold the steering/brake lever in the fully up position before I used the drill motor to move the boat and trailer. I give the Trailer Valet XL a 5 star rating. It does an excellent job moving my 4000 pound boat and single axle trailer on smooth concrete. I have plenty of steering control and my battery powered drill moves the boat quickly. I think there is a good chance that the trailer Valet XL will allow me to move my boat and trailer to and from the Crane until I'm 80 years old. Finally, etrailer took my order over the phone in just a few minutes and the product was shipped to me at no cost and no sales tax in just 5 days. 459152

Ive used the Trailer Valet 2-3 times a month for a year now. It continues to work as advertised and I can still move my 4500 pound boat and trailer to and from the crane easily by myself. I am 68 years old and I could not keep my boat in the storage yard without the Trailer Valet. I love the machine. My wife sewed a simple cover for the Trailer Valet to keep the rain and dew off of it as we live at the beach. The cover is working great and the Trailer Valet looks like it is new. I have not had to do any maintenance on the Trailer Valet to date. Ive recommend the Trailer Valet to other people in the storage yard several times and suggest they buy it from etrailer.com. The Trailer Valet is still a great product after a year of real use.
Greg W - 12/11/2018



Within 5 minutes of unboxing my new Trailer Valet XL, I moved my Aliner Camper from out of a very narrow carport, 30 feet down a slight sloped driveway and then back in the carport. There was no installation and the instructions were very easy to follow. I had no problems moving and maneuvering the trailer with the hand crank, much easier than I had thought it would be. We will be camping this week end and would hope to update this review after our trip. The XL is a great product and very well made. 562244

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  • What Is the Capacity of Trailer Valet XL
    The Trailer Valet XL Trailer Dolly with Chain Drive - 2-5/16" Hitch Ball # TVXL25 actually has a 10,000 lb trailer weight capacity and 1,000 lb tongue weight capacity. It is very likely that your 20 foot travel trailer will have a weight that is well under 10,000 lbs and a tongue weight under 1,000 lbs; I do recommend confirming this but I would be shocked if a 20 foot travel trailer exceeds those limits. The Trailer Valet XL # TVXL25 has a 2-5/16" hitch ball but there is also one...
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  • Package Contents of the Trailer Valet Trailer Dolly and Changable Hitch Ball
    The Trailer Valet V2 Trailer Dolly with Chain Drive - 2" and 2-5/16" Hitch Ball TVXLV2 has been discontinued by the manufacturer. It did come with the 9 inch solid tires, the stabilizer bracket, and the coupling plate. The Trailer Valet XL Trailer Dolly with Chain Drive - 2-5/16" Hitch Ball # TVXL25 or the 2 inch ball option # TVXL2 come with the solid tires, the base plate, and a single hitch ball. The manufacturer upgraded the tires from the older pneumatic tire and tube. You...
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  • Recommended Trailer Dolly for Maneuvering 4,500 lb Trailer Into Storage Area
    The MaxxTow Trailer Dolly with 1-7/8" Hitch Ball - Black Powder Coated Steel - 600 lbs # MT70225 is far too small an option for your trailer. This style tow dolly has a max weight of 600 lbs total weight so your 4,500 lb dry weight is far exceeding capacity. The CE Smith Heavy Duty Trailer Dolly with 1-7/8" Hitch Ball - Black - 700 lbs # CE27550 is the only one rated for tongue weight and that would work, but you would most likely need a different hitch ball size. Due to the size of...
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  • Trailer Mover for Use with 16-Foot 3500-lb Airstream Sport Travel Trailer
    The trailer mover I suggest for your 3500-lb Airstream Sport travel trailer is the Trailer Valet 5X model # STC-V211. This 2-speed chain-drive trailer mover simply clamps on to either side of your A-frame (no welding and no drilling) and it can handle the loaded trailer tongue weight up to 500-lbs. It features an automatic brake for your safety. You can hand-crank the Valet or use the cordless drill adapter # TVDA to give you a really easy method for maneuvering the trailer into tight...
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  • What Is The Difference Between The Trailer Valet Trailer Dolly Models?
    Yes. The only difference between the Trailer Valet XL Trailer Dolly with Chain Drive - 2-5/16" Hitch Ball - 1,000 lbs TW # TVXL25 and the Trailer Valet XL Trailer Dolly with Chain Drive - 2" Hitch Ball - 1,000 lbs TW # TVXL2 is the hitch ball size. Either model can accept the other hitch ball size, but they are sold separately. You can get the other hitch ball size to go with whichever model you choose. You can use the 2" Hitch Ball w/ Base for Trailer Valet XL Trailer Dolly - 1,000...
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  • Will the Solid Rubber Tire # TVXLSR work on the Trailer Valet XL with Pneumatic Tires?
    We do offer replacement tires for the Trailer Valet XL Trailer Dolly, # TVXL2 (2" ball) and # TVXL25 (2 5/16" ball). The replacements will be the pneumatic Trailer Valet Tire, # TVTR & the Replacement Inner Tire, # TVIT. Unfortunately, the newer Solid Rubber Tire, # TVXLSR will not work on the Trailer Valet versions that use pneumatic tires.
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  • Trailer Dolly Recommendation for Moving 5,000 lb Trailer by Hand
    Typically trailer tongue weight is between 10 and 15 percent of the total trailer weight. So for a 5,000 lb trailer the tongue weight is most likely 500 to 750 lbs. I attached an article on determining tongue weight as well for you to check out. The best dolly setup we have is the part # TVXL2 for if you have a 2 inch hitch ball or part # TVXL25 for if you have a 2-5/16 inch hitch ball. Both of these have a 1,000 lb tongue weight capacity and have a crank handle that you can use to...
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  • Dolly Recommendation for Moving Utility Trailer In and Out of Garage
    The MaxxTow dolly # MT70225 is designed for much lighter trailer than what you have. For something similar that would make getting the trailer in and out very easy you'd want the part # TVXL2 which has a crank handle that turns the dolly wheel so that you aren't having to drag the trailer around. I attached a review video for this for you to check too.
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  • Are Replacement Parts Available For Trailer Valet That Has Been Damaged
    We do offer some replacement parts for the Trailer Valet, but it sounds like you have done some internal damage. The parts we offer are items like a crank handle # TV0006 or a Brake Cap And Steering Handle # TVBC. If there was damage done to the parts on the inside of the jack I am afraid it will need to be replaced. We do have the Trailer Valet # TVXL2, # TVXL25, and # STC-V211 if you wish to replace your Valet. If you do decide you will replace it, you can save the old one for replacement...
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  • How to Use Trailer Valet 5X Swivel Jack and Trailer Mover STC-V211 with Cordless Drill
    You can add the drill attachment # TVDA to the Trailer Valet 5X Swivel Jack and Trailer Mover # STC-V211 to allow for cordless drill operation. The 5X offers two operating speeds and an automatic brake for safety and convenience when positioning your trailer. Please see the linked video. Trailer Valet also offers 1000-lb-rated trailer movers # TVXL2 (for 2-inch couplers) and # TVXL25 (for 2-5/16-inch couplers).
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  • How to Keep Wheels from Spinning or Slipping on Trailer Valet 5X
    The Trailer Valet 5X, # STC-V211 is a jack that is mounted to your trailer with a bolt-on bracket and therefore, is designed to be used with just the one trailer to which it is attached. It does not come equipped with the ball base, so a ball cannot be mounted or added to the 5X. The Trailer Valet XL differs from the 5X because it is not a permanent jack, but a trailer dolly which is portable and can be used on multiple trailers. They offer it with a 2" Ball, # TVXL2, or with a 2-1/2"...
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  • Best Way To Move a Heavy Trailer In and Out of Parking Spaces
    I do have an option that will help you move your trailer in and out of parking spaces but both of the front mount trailer hitch receivers we have for your 2013 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD, the Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 65078 and the Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver part # C31023 have a maximum vertical load of 500 lbs. The tongue weight of your trailer will exceed the maximum vertical load rating of either trailer hitch therefore, I cannot recommend using...
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  • Can New Rubber Tires be Added to Trailer Valet XL
    I reached out to Trailer Valet to get an answer for you, and they told me that the older Trailer Valet XL cannot swap out its pneumatic tires with the Replacement Solid Rubber Tire # TVXLSR. They went on to say that attempting to do this would remove the Valet from "warranty eligibility" which is a note I did want to pass along. So while I know it's not the info you wanted to hear, the best option really is one of the new models of Trailer Valet with the new rubber tires, Trailer Valet...
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  • Maximum Incline for Use of Trailer Valet XL TVXL25
    Hitching or unhitching a trailer is always safest when both the vehicle and trailer are on level ground. This reduces the chance for the trailer to roll. Yes, you could use 4 wheel chocks like # MT70073 to prevent a single axle trailer from rolling while you hitch it to or unhitch it from your vehicle but naturally it is always best to avoid even potential safety risks when you're enjoying your RV. The Trailer Valet XL # TVXL25 does have an automatic brake to prevent the trailer from...
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  • Troubleshooting Trailer Valet XL That Does Not Sit Straight During Operation
    I would first double check to make sure that everything is installed properly. The hitch ball that comes with the Trailer Valet XL # TVXL2 has a base that you spin to lock your unit to the coupler so that it sits straight. If you have an older version it probably didn't come with the coupling plate, but newer versions all come with the coupling plate to help make sure the dolly is flush. Once you have adjusted the spinning base as much as you can by hand, use the included tool to tighten...
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  • Will The Trailer Valet XL Be Able To Push A 6000 lb Trailer Over A 1 Inch Lip At Garage?
    The Trailer Valet XL Trailer Dolly with Chain Drive - 2-5/16" Hitch Ball - 1,000 lbs TW # TVXL25 or the 2 inch ball # TVXL2 have two different drive gears to make it easier to go up an incline or to overcome a lip in the concrete as you described. It should have no probelem overcoming the 1 inch lip on the entrance to your garage.
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  • Recommended Trailer Dolly for 7500 lb Trailer
    For your 7500 lb concession trailer, I recommend the Trailer Valet XL Trailer Dolly with Chain Drive # TVXL2 for a 2 inch hitch ball or # TVXL25 for a 2-5/16 inch hitch ball. This will come with a hand crank and a cordless drill attachment to make moving your trailer easy, whether fully loaded at the beginning of the day or empty at the end of the event. The very basic hand style dollies like # MT70225 or # BTTRDOLLY are only rated for trailers up to 600 lbs. Even if you were to have...
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  • Difference Between Trailer Valet Trailer Dolly 5X and XL Versions
    The Trailer Valet 5X # STC-V211 has a silver/grey powder-coat finish that in some light and on certain screens can appear darker. The appearance will vary depending on how the photography was done and on the size and type of viewing device (PC screen vs. Smartphone). The 5X is rated for 500-lbs Trailer Valet also offers higher-rated versions, parts # TVXL2 and # TVXL25, each of which has a 1000-lb tongue weight rating. These units are indeed finished in black powder coat.
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  • Can the Trailer Valet Drill Attachment Work on all Versions of the Trailer Valet
    The drill attachment part # TVDA that you referenced can work on either version of the Trailer Valet XL part # TVXL2 and # TVXL25 as well as the 5X part # STC-V211.
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  • Is There a Front Mount Trailer Hitch for a 1996 Ford Explorer
    I do have options for you but the Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 65017 that you referenced is designed for a first generation (1991-1994) Ford Explorer. There was a generation change between 1994-1995 which means it is not a direct fit for you. They did not offer a front mount trailer hitch for the second generation (1995-2003) therefore your best option would be to use the Adjustable Width Trailer Hitch Receiver part # C13704 and modify it to make it work for you. If...
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  • Recommended Trailer Valet Trailer Dolly for Moving Loaded Trailer Up and Down Driveway Steep Grade
    For your Yakima 66 inch Rack and Roll Trailer # Y08106, I recommend the Trailer Valet XL Trailer Dolly with Chain Drive - 2" Hitch Ball - 1,000 lbs TW # TVXL2. This tow dolly will use chain driven solid rubber tires to help you move the trailer up the incline of your driveway when loaded and is height adjustable to accommodate your needs. It also has an automatic brake that will help you as you take the trailer down the driveway to make sure the trailer doesn't run away from you. This...
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  • Recommended Trailer Valet XL with 2 Inch Hitch Ball
    The Trailer Valet XL Trailer Dolly with Chain Drive # TVXL2 has the 2 inch ball. If you already have the Traler Valet and just need the 2 inch ball, then you will want # TVHB2 or the base and ball # TVBB2.
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  • Is There a Tow Dolly that Can Move Trailer up Slight Incline
    You wouldn't want to try and move a trailer up an incline with the part # MT70881. The dolly itself would be fine but you would most likely not be able to pull that heavy of a trailer up an incline. And then if you somehow did get it going up the incline at all it would become dangerous as it would want to roll back by itself. The only dolly we have that can do inclines safely is the Trailer Valet XL # TVXL25 which has a crank and a brake built into it. This is for a coupler with a 2-5/16...
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  • Can the Trailer Valet XL Trailer Dolly Be Left Installed While In Tow
    The Trailer Valet XL Trailer Dolly part # TVXL2 cannot be left installed on the trailer with the Trailer Valet XL Mounting Bracket part # TVXLMB while in tow. The dolly would need to be removed as the bracket is not made to hold this on the trailer while towing. If your tongue weight is under 500 lbs then you can use the Trailer Valet 5X Swivel Jack and Trailer Mover part # STC-V211 but otherwise you would just need to remove the Trailer Valet XL Trailer Dolly each time and store it in...
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  • Trailer Valet XL Minimum Hitch Ball Height
    The lowest height for the hitch ball on the Trailer Valet XL Trailer Dolly with Chain Drive - 2" Hitch Ball - 1,000 lbs TW # TVXL2 (or the # TVXL25 with the larger hitch ball) is 19-1/4 inches at the top of the hitch ball, so you'd be a little tongue high when moving your Scamp Camper. The extra 3-1/2 inches will bring the back end of your camper down, so you will want to account for that when moving the camper with this unit.
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  • How to Make a Trailer Easier to Move By Hand
    I believe I have just what you are looking for, or at least close. Take a look at the spare tire carrier and dolly bracket # DL22144. You can mount an 8 to 12 inch tire on it with 4 or 5 bolt mounting pattern and it can be used as a dolly. But it doesn't pivot like a caster. Another option is to use an actual trailer dolly such as # MT70225. It is limited to 600 pounds tongue weight and as far as gross trailer weight it depends on how much you are able to push/pull around with the dolly....
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  • Recommended Trailer Dolly for 4,500 Pound Travel Trailer
    For a travel trailer weighing 4,500 pounds, I recommend going with the Trailer Valet XL Trailer Dolly # TVXL2. The Trailer Valet XL is going to offer much better support for the tongue weight of your trailer than a standard trailer dolly. The Trailer Valet XL has a tongue weight capacity of 1,000 pounds and a gross trailer weight capacity of 10,000 pounds, so it will work well with your travel trailer. I've attached a review video of the Trailer Valet XL for you. A traditional trailer...
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  • Front Hitch for a 2019 Ram 1500 Limited with Factory Tow Hooks
    The Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver part # C31087 is a fit for your 2019 Ram 1500 Limited with the factory tow hooks. However, the tow hooks will need to be removed in order for the hitch to mount as they use one of the bolt holes needed for the hitch. In order to then assist with vehicle recovery it will be a good idea to keep something like the Curt Tow Strap Loop for 2" Hitches part # C45832 on hand. There are not any front mount trailer hitches for your Ram that will allow you...
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  • Recommended Trailer Dolly for Use on an Unpaved Surface
    The best type of trailer dolly for your application of moving an 850-lb utility trailer is a 2-speed hand-crank dolly like the Trailer Valet 5X Swivel Jack and Trailer Mover # STC-V211. This is both a trailer-mounted tongue jack and a hand-crank-powered trailer mover that offers a choice of 2 operating speeds. Please click on the included video link to see this item in detail. Trailer Valet also offers a Trailer Dolly # TVXL2 that does not mount to the trailer frame like the jack style...
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  • Can the Rack'em Trailer Dolly # RA20 be Used with a Bota Trailer That Has a 2" Coupler
    I do have a solution for you, but unfortunately the Rack'em Trailer Dolly # RA20 uses a 1-7/8" hitch ball so you won't be able to use it with the 2" coupler on your boat trailer. We do have the Trailer Valet 5X # STC-V211 which mounts to your trailer via brackets, or the Trailer Valet XL # TVXL2 which uses a 2" hitch ball. These allow you to move your trailer using the crank handle or with a powered drill. The 5X does not come with the Drill Bit # TVDA but the XL does. Review videos...
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