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Old 04-15-2019, 02:55 PM   #1
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Default 18' to 24' Wanted

Searching Hi and Lo for an 18 to 24 ft.

I plan to tow it with an Eddie Bauer Expedition 5.4L V8 with optional tow package

Prefer the weight to stay around 5,000 lbs or less

I am open to either Towlite or Classic

Price wise I need to stay under $5,000.00

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Old 04-16-2019, 12:12 AM   #2
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Need more information. What is your tow vehicle? Do you want a lighter version..Towlite. Or the heavier version...Classic. What is your budget?
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Old 04-25-2019, 04:23 PM   #3
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These trailers have reduced wind resistance while towing but tend to trade that for weight. I currently tow a 22 footer with a 1998 Explorer that is a bit modified. When I started the tow vehicle was stock as was the trailer. It will pull it fine but be aware, when loaded, this trailer was 6500 lbs. Both trailer and tow vehicle are now heavily modified. My last trip the trailer was 8600 lbs loaded. Still pulls OK but I think Im at the limit of both.
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Old 04-25-2019, 04:28 PM   #4
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Thank You for the info. I really do need to keep the weight down. I just want it to take around here in Texas.
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Old 04-25-2019, 04:47 PM   #5
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Sam, All your questions are answered in the original post.

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Old 04-25-2019, 05:05 PM   #6
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In Sam's defense I edited the post after his suggestions.
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Old 04-25-2019, 09:21 PM   #7
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I towed my Funlite 9421FLL behind my 99 Dodge Durango for years.
My observations:
- Weight of the trailer is not the critical factor, although it may become one at altitude
- Wheelbase is critical to towing comfortably so that the tail doesn't wag the dog
-- With your short wheelbase, you will want load distributing hitch and sway control
- You should consider a heavy duty torque converter, auxillary cooler, and a gauge for the transmission
- If someone still makes a brake pressure transdcuer-based brake controller, get that over the accelrometer-based tekonsha controllers. The ability to modulate the brakes (unlock the wheels) when braking down hill in the rain or on gravel will be substantially better.
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Old 04-25-2019, 09:25 PM   #8
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I would be willing to sell mine for $4,500 with the LD hitch, but I would want to make sure that the roof is sealed and the cables adjusted before I sold it. Depends if you're in a hurry. Mine weighs 4,300 lbs with a half-filled water tank and a typical unpacked load, which means the stuff we normally leave in the trailer between trips. The interior was modified using all factory parts so instead of the couch at the front, it has a table and two couches that fold into a bed, It also has an overhead bed, so it sleeps 6.
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Old 04-25-2019, 10:15 PM   #9
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I sent you a PM HiLoToGo.
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Old 04-26-2019, 04:05 AM   #10
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Are you still looking?
Our HiLo 22' Funchaser is on the market. It has everything and has not been used since my heart attack in 2017. I had a new roof installed about five years ago. I installed all new stainless steel rigging cables a few years back. I am a sailboater, so familiar with rigging. I am asking $4,000 OBO. Located in Pensacola, Florida
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Old 04-26-2019, 10:04 AM   #11
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Yes, I am still looking. I will go find your for sale post OldFlatHead and send you an e-mail.
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Old 05-04-2019, 10:58 AM   #12
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Purchased/Rescued a 94 Classic Fun Chaser yesterday. I am so excited.
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Old 05-06-2019, 07:52 PM   #13
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I have a 22 foot 1989 'FUNCHASER' For Sale in Show Low, N/E Arizona. Max. gross weight is 5000 pounds, & she tows great behind my Silverado, 4.8 liter V8. The trailer is fully functional (everything works!), & performed well last year for a 6 month trip to Tropical Mexico. I have it for sale, here in the Arizona White Mountains, for $4400. I'd be willing to discuss delivery to San Antonio, for a total of $5000...you're about 800 miles from me. Feel free to call me to discuss possibilities: (928) 201-1201...or Email: 'straywhitebuffalo@yahoo.com'
Happy Mother's Day, & Sincere Cheer...'Gear'
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Old 05-06-2019, 09:14 PM   #14
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Thanks Gearheart. I purchased/rescued a 94 Fun Chaser this weekend in Dallas.
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hi, we have a 24 ft and just lowered price it is a tow lite and is down to $4500 or shoot me an offer. Also has a slide out. Everything has been detailed and gone through and works. Let me know. my phone is 507-259-1087
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Old 07-18-2019, 06:59 PM   #16
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We are looking for a hi-lo that has a bed. We camped many years ago in a hi lo and may buy another one if we find the right one for us. Thanks
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Old 07-19-2019, 06:29 PM   #17
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Default 87 FunLite

We have a 1987 FunLite for sale. Mechanically its in good shape for its age. It needs new tires and some cosmetic repairs inside. Its a 21 ft and we towed with a 6 cylinder Town & Country with no issues. It also comes with a load distribution hitch and you could take it camping as is and be comfortable. Were asking $2000. Feel free to contact us with questions.
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Searching Hi and Lo for an 18 to 24 ft.

I plan to tow it with an Eddie Bauer Expedition 5.4L V8 with optional tow package

Prefer the weight to stay around 5,000 lbs or less

I am open to either Towlite or Classic

Price wise I need to stay under $5,000.00

kassie8655@att.net
San Antonio, TX
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Old 07-20-2019, 09:06 PM   #18
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If you're still looking I have a 93 Fun Lite $2695.
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Old 07-20-2019, 09:07 PM   #19
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I have a 93 funlite. $2695. Everything works fine
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Old 07-22-2019, 06:47 PM   #20
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Default Got a Hi-Lo with BEDS

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We are looking for a hi-lo that has a bed. We camped many years ago in a hi lo and may buy another one if we find the right one for us. Thanks
TammieC, I have a 22 foot Hi-Lo 'Funchaser' for sale in NE Arizona. It has a Double and a Single Bed (which turns into a settee'). Feel free to call me at
(928) 207-1201, Thanks, Gearheart
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