GerryS wrote:I hate to be a naysayer, and im sure someone will disagree Probably some guy pulling a flying cloud (airstream) behind his mini cooper.
But A scamp or Other similar unit is going to be a bit of a stretch...by stretch I mean start shopping for a new car.
Even if the weight wasn't a problem and I think it might be, the induced drag will be substantial. You want a trailer to below the capacity of the TV.
You didn't say what year you had, and frankly newer isn't better here....the tow capacity and gross vehicle weight numbers in new cars is very low (thank you big brother)
The sentry specs I found show 1500 lb max, that isn't much, a brand new scamp (before water and options) is going to be near 1200lbs. I wouldnt exceed 70% of that number, thats right ag 1000lb
So, technically you might get away with it....but that's a tight number especially if you want to take any gear with you. I travel light and fast, and I probably catty 150 pounds of gear I clouding water and food. So exceeding GVW is a very real possibility.
If you do this, and personally I wouldnt, be sure to get electric brakes and a Tranny cooler are both critical. also, buy what you need at the camp
Site, and know you are right on the bubble.
Don't discount a teardrop. You can build light, and they are remarkably big inside....and safer too in your case.
GerryS wrote:I worked for a certain
Icing company for a while that installed hitches....they do an awful service to all....I don't have much good to say so I wont
The question is, do you want a new car, a new trailer, or both...
Sadly you can't fit a size 14 foot in a size 12 shoe...
GerryS wrote:You can build...there are lots of people here who did... The benroy is freely available, easily modifiable, and will do very nicely. You can build on a 4x8 trailer from harbor freight and a few sheets of good Baltic birch plywood, and hardware that is readily available online....
Where are you from? You might find a gathering to get some great ideas...
Delphic Oracle wrote:Gerry I am in Las Vegas...only as long as it takes me to croak...or 'sell out'. Whichever comes first is welcome.
As you see, I've no fear of dying. "I just don't wanna be there when it happens". [Woody Allen]
As to what I want [or need] is now in question?
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