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  • Largest Available Hitch-Mount Ramped Cargo Carrier for 2-Inch Hitch
  • A good first step in considering your best option in a ramped cargo carrier is a check of your hitch's tongue weight rating, which should be indicated on its safety/warning sticker. This is the maximum weight the hitch can support and the combined weight of the cargo carrier you choose, plus what you load on it, must be within the hitch limit. If your cargo loads will get close to the hitch's limit then a lighter weight aluminum carrier may indeed be a good choice. Here are the key stats...
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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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  • Replacement Tires for Trailer Dolly w/ 4.10/3.50-6 Tire
  • Take a look at the Replacement Wheel for MaxxTow Trailer Dolly, # MT70225-1. This replacement wheel has a 1 inch wheel hub bore and a 4.10/3.50-6 tire. This is our only option for that size of tire.
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  • Wheel Chock and Lock for a Tandem Axle Travel Trailer
  • Wheel stops such as # UF21-001070 are designed to stop rocking back and forth just like you said. For a wheel chock I would go with # MT70073 but to keep someone from trying to steal the trailer you could use a wheel lock, # WI490 or # RA-25.
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  • Could a Hitch Cargo Carrier be Used to Transport Propane Tanks
  • Of the solutions we can provide a cargo carrier like the MaxxTow part # MT70107 that you referenced would be an excellent choice. You will need to do some modifications to get the tanks to securely attach to the carrier in an upright position, and that is something I won't be able to tell you exactly how to do. But this carrier has a 500 lb capacity so it would work well assuming you have a hitch on your vehicle that has a tongue weight capacity that is higher than the weight of this carrier...
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  • Trailer Dolly Capable of Moving Small 1900 lb Travel Trailer
  • The MaxxTow # MT70225 trailer dolly has a 600 lb capacity. According to MaxxTow, the total weight of the trailer cannot exceed the 600 lb capacity, so your trailer would be too heavy. Rack'em makes a # RA20 dolly that can handle trailers with tongue weights up to 500 lbs. Since yours would be between 200-300 lbs, this particular dolly would work great for you. As you can see by checking out the customer reviews, the Rack'em dolly is highly rated by our customers.
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  • Headache Rack to Fit with a Tool Box on a 2015 Ford F-150
  • I may have an option for you but the MaxxTow MaxxHaul Headache Rack # MT70234 is not designed to fit with a truck bed tool box. The brackets that mount to the bed rails will interfere with the box. If you find that it will work it does not include any additional hardware other than what comes with it to mount it to your truck's bed rails. The best headache rack that fits with a tool box on your 2015 Ford F-150 is the Aries # AA1110102. The brackets are much smaller and take up much...
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  • How To Tow Popup Camper and Hitch Mount Bike Rack At The Same Time
  • You are correct in that it will not work for you to tow your popup camper with the # MT70070 dual hitch. In order to carry your hitch mount bike rack while towing your camper, you will want to use something like the MaxxTow Ball Mount with 2 Inch Accessory Receiver # MT70066. This will provide you with a ball mount to tow your popup and a 2 inch receiver in which to carry your bike rack. The # MT70066 will not extend out from your vehicle in the same way as the # MT70070. This means...
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  • Can I Use a Trailer Dolly to Move a Loaded Trailer
  • The MaxxTow Trailer Dolly, part # MT70225, has a 600 lbs tongue weight capacity, meaning that as long as your trailer's tongue weight is below 600 lbs loaded it will work fine. A typical trailer's tongue weight will be 10-15-percent of its gross weight. As a point of reference I have attached a FAQ article covering how to determine trailer tongue weight.
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  • Removable Motorcycle Wheel Chock for Trailer Recommendation
  • I wish we had a motorcycle wheel chock that was designed to fit E-tracks but we do not. I do have a wheel chock that can be easily removed but it is not the part # MT70075. Instead you would want the Tow-Rax Removable Wheel Chock # TWSPWC. This chock can be easily removed when not in use. Check out the review video I attached.
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  • Recommended Hitch Mounted Carrier For Vespa Scooter To Carry Behind 2015 Ford Edge
  • We have a couple carriers that will work for your 2015 Edge and your wife's Vespa. You mentined the weight of the Vespa at 245-lbs. Is that the weight of the scooter when it is full of fuel or with the battery included? You will want to make sure you do not exceed the capacity of the carrier or the trailer hitch on your Edge. Since the motor on the Vespa is located right in front of the rear wheel, you want to make sure you place the scooter in the carrier so that the weight is evenly...
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  • Installation Requirements for MaxxTow Heavy Duty Headache Rack # MT70234 on 2013 Silverado
  • Installation of the MaxxTow Heavy Duty Headache Rack # MT70234 on your 2013 Silverado will require you to drill a few holes in your bed rails. If your truck has stake pockets you will need to drill 1 hole on each bed rail; if it does not have stake pockets you will need to drill 2 holes on each bed rail. Mounting hardware is included. The base of the universal-fit MaxxTow rack is adjustable in width from 64- to 74-inches and it is fabricated from 2-inch square steel tubing. This rack...
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  • Recommendation for Easily Moving a Pop Up Camper Into a Storage Unit
  • If your Coleman Sedona PopUp weighs around 2,000 lbs (I think that is what was indicated), the MaxxTow Trailer Dolly # MT70225 would work well to move it around as long as the ground is level. Moving 2,000 lbs around with a pallet jack isn't that difficult so you should have no problem. I attached a review video for this product for you to check out as well. The other solution I would recommend would be the Trailer Valet # STC-V211 which has a crank on it that works as an integrated...
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  • Replacement Jack Recommendation for Replacing Shelby 5764A Jack
  • Your Shelby jack that you are looking to replace has a 1,200 lb capacity. The MaxxTow Jack part # MT70149 would be a great replacement jack that has even more capacity at 1,500 lbs. I attached a review video for this jack for you to check out as well.
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  • No-Drill Truck Bed Ladder Rack Recommendation for a 2014 Chevy Silverado
  • For a similar ladder rack that has been confirmed to fit your 2014 Chevy Silverado that doesn't require drilling to install check out the # 59742. This rack uses clamps to attach the rack to your bed rails. I attached an install video plus installation instructions for you to check out as well.
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  • Recommended Lightweight Hitch-Mount Wheelchair Carrier
  • MaxxTow's 30x50 Ramped Cargo Carrier # MT70100 weighs 55-lbs; this is the lightest ramped carrier we offer. If you do not need a ramp on the carrier then you do have other options that are lighter, and some of these carriers will fit both 2-inch and 1-1/4-inch hitches. For example, Curt 17x46 Cargo Carrier # C18145 weighs only 28-lbs and fits both hitch sizes. You will want to note the capacity of your trailer hitch before you select a carrier. There should be a safety sticker on...
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  • Can a High/Low Adapter be Used to Tow Pintle Hook Trailer With Standard 2-Inch Hitch
  • Since the height of your pintle-equipped military trailer is so much greater than the height of the hitch on your Honda Pilot (possibly as much as 2 feet) I am not sure there is any way to keep the trailer level when hitched. We do not offer an adapter that can make up this substantial height difference. I suggest you check your Honda Pilot owners manual to confirm the vehicle tow rating. Tow ratings can vary by model year and based on the specific equipment set in your Pilot. You want...
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  • Using MaxxTow Trailer Dolly # MT70225 to Move Pop-Up Camper
  • Moving trailers for short distances is exactly what a trailer dolly like the # MT70225 was designed for. As long as the trailer tongue weight does not exceed 600 lbs, the # MT70225 would be an excellent choice for moving your trailer.
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  • Kayak Carrier Solution for MaxxTow Truck Bed Ladder Rack MT70423
  • Since the MaxxTow ladder rack has T-slots on the top of it the best solution for a kayak carrier is one that attaches to the bars with those T-slots. For that we have the Inno Surfboard, SUP, Kayak, and Canoe Carrier # INXA445 which will allow you to secure the kayaks directly to them.
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  • Quick Release Motorcycle Wheel Chock Recommendation
  • I have a solution for you, but the Wheel Chock part # MT70271 is designed for permanent install. Instead you might be interested in the # TWSPWC which has slotted install holes so that you can slide the chock backwards and remove it easily when needed. I attached an install video for you to check out as well.
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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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  • Hand Winch Recommendation to Tilt a Folding Motorcycle Trailer For Storage in the Garage
  • The MaxxTow Positive Lock hand winch that you referenced # MT70176 will work for your application. This winch is rated for up to 1,000 pounds capacity. So it would work for your 230 pound folding motorcycle trailer. Please be aware that this is a one way ratcheting system. You can place the handle in free spool mode to release the strap, but if you would like to use the ratcheting system you will have to turn the handle. For your reference this handle is 9 inches from the attachment...
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  • Installation Instructions Recommendation for the MaxxHaul Side-Mount Truck Bed Ladder Rack # MT70233
  • I attached pictures of the installation instructions for the MaxxHaul Side-Mount Truck Bed Ladder Rack # MT70233 that you referenced.
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  • Can the 20x47 MaxxTow Cargo Carrier Haul a Bicycle and Other Cargo?
  • The Maxxtow 20x47 Cargo Carrier, part # MT70108, can fit any bicycle whose distance from front of the front wheel to back of the rear wheel is less than the inner dimension of 47 inches. A bicycle mounted in this way would need ratchet straps like Cargo Buckle G3 Retractable Ratchet Straps, part # IMF18800 to attach it to the carrier and prevent it from falling out. A nice benefit of these is that they can be bolted to the outside of the carrier for easy transport and securing of the bicycle. You...
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  • Recommended Trailer Dolly for Moving Pop-Up Camper Trailer into Garage
  • If you can't use your tow vehicle to move your pop-up camper into your garage then your best option is a trailer dolly like the MaxxTow # MT70225. This cost-effective dolly features pneumatic (inflatable) tires and a 1-7/8-inch hitch ball. It can handle a trailer with a tongue weight (TW) as high as 600-lbs. Your pop-up camper TW should be a small fraction of that weight. You might want to have some wheel chocks like # MT70072, and a competent helper, for safety when moving the trailer...
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  • Options for Carrying a 600 lb Scooter Behind an RV
  • Since the trailer hitch on your RV has a towing capacity of 5,000 lbs, it is safe to assume that it has a 500 lb tongue weight. Trailer hitches are almost always designed to have a tongue weight rating that is 10 percent of the towing capacity. I would not recommend carrying your scooter with a hitch mounted carrier on your RV. In fact, most hitch mounted motorcycle/scooter carriers are not recommended for use on motor homes or RVs because the trailer hitch is further away from the...
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  • Maxxtow Crane Hoist MT07328 Setting Weight Capacities
  • When using the MaxxTow Hydraulic Pickup Truck Crane # MT70238 you will want to have the tailgate down on your truck. There are three different weight capacities for the crane depending on the spot you use on the crane. On the furthest out setting it is 500 lbs, middle setting 750 lbs, and closest setting 1,000. I attached a review video for this product for you to check out as well.
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  • Cargo Carrier with Ramp Recommendation for a Transporting a Snowblower
  • For a great cargo carrier with ramp that would work well for you without breaking the bank I would recommend the MaxxTow 30x50 Wheelchair Carrier # MT70106. The internal dimensions of the carrier are 28 inches by 48 inches. So to clear your handles that measure 54 inches long you will need to load the carrier handle first so that they clear the ramp when it's folded up. I attached a review video for you to check out as well. You will want to be sure that the hitch on your 2014 Toyota...
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  • How to Attach MaxxTow MaxxHaul Trailer Tongue Toolbox # MT80349 to Trailer Tongue
  • The MaxxTow MaxxHaul Trailer Tongue Toolbox w/ Latch # MT80349 referenced in your question will simply mount directly onto your trailer tongue. The hardware is not included, and there are no pre-drilled mounting holes on the unit, so it can install however needed for your specific application using screws or bolts. You will just need to drill your own mounting holes. The overall dimensions of this toolbox are 33-3/4 inches long x 14-1/4 inches wide x 16-1/4 inches tall. I have attached...
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  • Recommended Ball Mount and Hitch Ball for European Trailers
  • Thank you for your service. I would be happy to make some recommendations for you. An American style ball mount will work fine when we pair it with a 50mm Hitch Ball on a local trailer in Germany as long as you have a U.S. style trailer hitch on your vehicle with a 2 inch by 2 inch receiver. The look is different, but the function is the same. I'd suggest the MaxxTow Adjustable-Height Ball Mount, # MT70067. This will give you up to a 10 inch drop or a 8 inch rise to allow you to...
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