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Old 02-10-2007, 09:56 AM
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aluminum trailers

I am thinking of upgrading to an aluminum trailer and would like some feedback. My tow vehicle is a minivan so I am looking for as light as possible. I kind of like the idea of being able to drive off the front. I was also wondering about a two place inline trailer as to whether there was really a lot less wind resistance. Thanks in advance for any info.
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Old 02-13-2007, 12:18 PM
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I have the two place triton atv trailer and it is really light!!! I am able to pick up the trailer without much effort!!! You load from the side and if it is just one then from the back, works great!!! The price is pretty reasonable too.
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I was also wondering about a two place inline trailer as to whether there was really a lot less wind resistance.
-While I can't comment on aluminum trailers from personal experience, as to less wind resistance... definately yes - far less!
-Not only is a double trailer substantially wider, plus having the quads sitting side by side, it also places a good portion of the whole lot outside of the slipstream directly behind the tow vehicle.
-The ultra light weight of the alum. trailers make them easy to haul though so I'm sure that helps to make up for the resistance.


So basically...I wouldn't hesitate to upgrade to aluminum.
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Thanks Bakes for the info. Where did you buy your trailer and what model is it? We're going looking tomorrow, but probably won't buy until spring. Anyone else know any good dealers?
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I got it from Headingley Sport shop and it is the triton atv88, they gave me the best deal! They were $200 less than anyone else I could find.
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Enns brothers in Oak Bluff also had about the same price as Headingley. The model I'm looking at is the XT10-101. It's a basic tilt snowmobile trailer so I can use it for both sleds and quads.
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I finally got some pictures of the new trailer. What a difference! This trailer feels lighter with two quads on it than the old steel trailer did empty.
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That is a great looking trailer. I have a Triton double wide aluminum (snowmobile) that I use for snowmobiles and quads. As stated in a couple of earlier postings, lots of wind resistance. The question that I have is, where you going to put the 3rd quad. LOL
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I saw that it is for sale. Just had to get a shot in.
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