Look at this PuP, skylights!

backyarddad

Active Member
Mar 25, 2013
507
Is this becoming the norm? Plus he is weighing his TV too much!

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seigell

Active Member
Apr 23, 2011
116
That's a Flagstaff A-Frame.
Those "skylights" are in lieu of windows in the slanted Front/Rear Walls.
 

lbcarr87

Super Active Member
Aug 29, 2009
853
That's a cool looking camper. I'm intrigued about the A frames and may just go to that style if/when I want to downsize. I agree, it may be too much for that TV. Maybe a weight distribution hitch would be in order.
 

Canoe2fish

Active Member
Apr 14, 2014
342
IMO, that's too much trailer for that RAV. I cant comment on a WDH without having any working knowledge/experience with them, but I'd bet that this person has well exceeded his 3500 towing capacity
 

lasttruck

Member
Feb 26, 2014
61
The Forest River (Flagstaff/Rockwood) a-frames tend to run heavier than the Chalet and Aliner a-frames, but at a lower initial cost.

I've seen and know owners who tow the larger Chalets with RAV4s without any need for WDH.

WDH are generally not needed with the a-frames.
 

Canoe2fish

Active Member
Apr 14, 2014
342
lasttruck said:
The Forest River (Flagstaff/Rockwood) a-frames tend to run heavier than the Chalet and Aliner a-frames, but at a lower initial cost.

I've seen and know owners who tow the larger Chalets with RAV4s without any need for WDH.

WDH are generally not needed with the a-frames.

Looking it up, these trailers are about 500-700 lbs lighter than I expected.
The car must overloaded full of gear and passengers. I always carry heavy gear in or on the trailer as much as possible
 

94-D2

Happy Campin'
May 21, 2010
2,281
Sutter Creek CA
I would think you could put a skylight in on a pup roof as well. I have a fantastic fan. It has a smoked lid very much like the skylights on the A-framers. Anyone done this mod?
 

sallugo

Super Active Member
Aug 6, 2014
982
Fort Worth TX
94-D2 said:
I would think you could put a skylight in on a pup roof as well. I have a fantastic fan. It has a smoked lid very much like the skylights on the A-framers. Anyone done this mod?


That would be a great mod!!! I have a fantastic fan too and would love to get a skylight!


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ericgregoire

Active Member
Jul 10, 2012
140
Ottawa - Canada
I had a RAV4 before, the suspension at the rear was really soft. The guy need balloons or wdh. Toyota doesn't talk about the use of WDH in the owners manual, so I can't tell if they approved or not. In my opinion as long as he doesn't go over 350/3500 he should be fine.
 

Canoe2fish

Active Member
Apr 14, 2014
342
FrenchFrog said:
I had a RAV4 before, the suspension at the rear was really soft. The guy need balloons or wdh. Toyota doesn't talk about the use of WDH in the owners manual, so I can't tell if they approved or not. In my opinion as long as he doesn't go over 350/3500 he should be fine.

350/3500 if the vehicle is empty. I suspect the cargo area is mucho-overloado already
 




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