Author Topic: Trailer for 2 Legends  (Read 140 times)

Offline chris

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Trailer for 2 Legends
« on: April 29, 2019, 12:05:50 PM »
Hi all, my brother and I are planning on getting into Legend racing, and would like to put two cars on one trailer so that we can use just one tow vehicle.  Anyone have experience with that?

I saw one thread that said 26' so you have room for spares, but finding a place to store something that big is an issue where we live - so it would be easier for us to just put the spares in the back of the truck we are towing with if we could get it down to like 20' even if that requires the car overhanging the rear or something.  I have heard you can pop the bumpers off by pulling two bolts to get some extra room, but I don't know if it's really that easy or how much room length that takes off.  Anyone know if that's true and how much length it saves?

If we did go with a long trailer in the 26' range, the ones I'm seeing all have the axles offset pretty far toward the rear, which makes me worry about tongue weight.  I've never towed with a double axle, so I don't know if that is as much of a concern as with singles - whether the two axles have a load leveling type affect since it isn't one pivot.  Is it something to worry about?  If we put the cars facing rear, do you all think that would help push the weight toward the center since the cars look like they are front heavy?

Sorry about the long post, but I want to get this all figured out and be sure it will work before pulling the trigger on the cars.  Thanks for any suggestions you can provide!

-Cris



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Re: Trailer for 2 Legends
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2019, 11:57:34 PM »
Chris,

I know plenty of people with 20'+ trailers. A 20' trailer will haul 2 cars. Yes bumpers only have 2 bolts that hold them on. Not going to gain you a ton of space to do that; But if you want to pull 8 bolts every time you load the cars to gain maybe a foot and a half... Then the issue of hauling spare parts, tools, etc... If you don't mind loading and unloading all that stuff... Out door storage facilities can be had for a reasonable price. A good enclosed trailer is worth the money for storage alone. You could stack 2 cars (one over the other) on a 14' trailer. Not something I would do, or recommend; But it could be done. I think a 24' - 26' trailer would serve your purpose and serve you well.

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Re: Trailer for 2 Legends
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2019, 05:45:37 AM »
Are you looking at open or enclosed? I assumed enclosed, except for the part where you said "even if that requires the car overhanging the rear or something", which obviously can't be done with an enclosed. I've seen 2 Legends in an enclosed trailer with the rear bumper off the front car and the front bumper off the rear car, but there is not much room for anything else. A 20" open would be fine without remocing bumpers due to the ability to overhang the back car off the rear.
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Offline chris

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Re: Trailer for 2 Legends
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2019, 02:24:38 PM »
We ordered the cars.  US Legends said at least 24' for an open trailer for 2 cars, so we are looking at stuff in the 24-28 range and will just figure something out for storage.  Our tow vehicle is an SUV so an enclosed of that size plus 2 Legends would be pushing it.  Thanks for the advice.

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Re: Trailer for 2 Legends
« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2019, 10:23:54 AM »
Get a trailer that's a minimum of 7ft in width. You can get by with a 6ft but it gets tight and you'll wish you hadnt. I have a 7 x 16ft and am able to strap tires to the walls and have room for the car.

 

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