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Question Enclosed Car Trailer/Hauler

Looking to purchase an enclosed car trailer/hauler for the first time. There are 3 different brands that we are looking at listed below.


8.5 x 20 Interstate Supercoach

8.5 x 20 Haulmark Transport

8.5 x 20 Wells Cargo "Road Force"


Anyone has opinions and or experience with these? Any feedback would be a huge help as we are hoping to purchase soon.


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I would suggest to go bigger. The 8 1/2' width is good but unless you will only be towing quads/bikes or an old MG, I'd recommend longer. I have an 8 1/2' x 20 for an '03 mustang cobra and it is tight. My buddy has a 24'er and is much more comfortable and can fit plenty of tools and spare parts.
Just my opinion.

I've never used an Interstate. Haulmark is a good company, Well's tend to be a little heavy. Check the trailer's empty weight, they get heavy quick.

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Thanks for your input! A 24'er is not out of the mix. There is not much online, that I could find, about any opinions on enclosed car trailers/haulers online.

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I've pulled a 22' Haulmark with torsion axles and it pulled amazing.

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I'd definitely go with a 24ft if you're planning on pulling anything standard sized and want any sort of room for other items. Re-sale will also be better.

I have a 24ft v-nose. I have cabinets built into the v-section up front, so I still have a full 24ft of floor space. I haul a foxbody mustang and a standard sized golf-cart. There's also a medium sized tool box, generator, and some other misc items up front. A good friend hauls a 20ft'er with the same size car and has to be very creative with packing just to get the essentials to the track with him.
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I've pulled a 22' Haulmark with torsion axles and it pulled amazing.

Thanks great to hear. Hoping to get the torsion axles when we purchase.

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Thanks great to hear. Hoping to get the torsion axles when we purchase.
I did a 12-13 hr round trip with it and you couldn't hardly tell it was there. There was virtually no bounce at all. I almost bought it from the guy when he was getting ready to sell it but decided to wait and get at least a 24' like mentioned above.

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Here's the one I pulled

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I've pulled a haulmark 28 foot with a WD hitch and it was a very nice pull had a cclb 4x4 f350 in it, other then that through some mountains it was a good trailer, a tad heavy empty but nothing major held the weight fine
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This is the 24' Aztec I have it's 8.5 wide and empty it's lighter then the haulmark was

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Hi I have a 24 ft United enclosed the extra space is great, When I go to the track I sleep in the trailer with my car. Also if you haul heavy get a 10,000 lbs trailer not a 7,000lbs. To much space no such thing!!
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