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Move a trailer with an ATV?

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Hi, I’m new to the forum. I have a large trailer, about 7500 lbs loaded, that I need to move around in my driveway. I was planning to buy a motorized trailer dolly, but it occurred to me that perhaps and ATV could do it, and then I could not only move the trailer but also have the ATV for the fun of it!

I’m wondering if anyone knows if an ATV can move a trailer this size? The tongue weight is about 750 lbs, and I’d only be moving it very slowly in a small space on almost level concrete and gravel.

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welcome to the forums no atv out their can pull 7500 pounds and even if u were to get it moving the brakes couldnt with stand the pressure probably.... but if u really want something that can pull for something u really dont want to pull out the truck for go with the 07 diesel arctic cat not the fastest or really a mud worthy atv but those things were built for hauling... and the tongue wait at 750 pounds u would probably bend the reciever on the atv or shoot the s**t out of the shocks and the whole rear set up

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Yeah, that's allot of weight for an atv. I think the top I have seen is 1500lbs towing capacity.

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Hmmmm,,,,,In my mind I am thinking of like a 16' Tandom axle Flat Bed Rated Rated at 7500 pounds......That being the Case.....If I were to own a Quad and wanted to pull that Trailer around....I would...:wink:

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Hi, I’m new to the forum. I have a large trailer, about 7500 lbs loaded, that I need to move around in my driveway. I was planning to buy a motorized trailer dolly, but it occurred to me that perhaps and ATV could do it, and then I could not only move the trailer but also have the ATV for the fun of it!

I’m wondering if anyone knows if an ATV can move a trailer this size? The tongue weight is about 750 lbs, and I’d only be moving it very slowly in a small space on almost level concrete and gravel.

Most 1/2 ton pickups are barely rated to pull 7,000 lbs. Highest factory listed pulling ability is 1500 lbs for an ATV.

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Atvs are pretty handy for moving empty trailers or maybe with some brush on them, but nothing that heavy. 

It would be cool to watch though! 

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