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Old 06-27-2007, 01:41 PM   #1
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vehicle weight and GVW of '62 globetrotter

Please somebody help me. I have found a 62 dents that I purchased for $300 I paid $150 to get it into my name but before I can get the title I must have the Weight of the trailer and the GVW.. can somebody send me this info? I will thank you many times over! Lance

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Old 06-27-2007, 02:00 PM   #2
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Wow! you stole it Welcome to the forums.

The original dry weight on the '62 GT was 2770 lbs with a hitch weight of 400 lbs.

$300 purchase with no title - are you sure (comfortable) with the ownership background of the trailer? I'd hate to see anyone get "taken"


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Old 06-28-2007, 01:29 AM   #3
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Yes am comfortable..owner had died and it was abandoned on an estate. The person hired to clean up the property. I think it was Mr. Haney from Green Acers, had piled all the crap in it and then overheated coming over the mountain. I stopped to help and commented that it was a nice trailer.. He said do you want to buy it? He asked for 300! I took it to the local District Justice and got everything done.. Now I just need the gross vehicle weight.. Yes I "stole" it. I was offered 3k for it and turned it down!
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Old 06-28-2007, 07:02 AM   #4
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Per my earlier email to you ...

Coldwell replied on 6-26-07 at 1:58 p.m.:

Hi Lance:

For a 1962 19' Globe Trotter:

Dry weight = 2,770 pounds
Hitch weight = 400 pounds
Gross weight = 3,500 maximum.

Look at the maximum carrying capacity of your 2 tires. If they are less than 1,750 pounds each, then the trailer' gross weight is their sum: for example only, 1650 + 1650 = 3,300.

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yeasayer wrote on 6-26-07 at 1:52 p.m.:

I'm very pleased to tell you that my airstream now has a tag and registration! Its kind of shabby looking and needs tail light lenses etc. any links to sites would be appreciated. I had one problem... they asked me how much it weighed and what the gross vehicle weight was... I had no clue. its a 62 globetrotter. Can you help? Thanks Lance
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Old 06-28-2007, 08:35 AM   #5
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great big smile here

Many thanks for all your help. I am going to use this as I fix it up..So if you see a 62 GT on the road it may be me. This is a retirement project. again thanks Lance
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Old 09-03-2007, 12:11 AM   #6
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I also have a 1962 globetrotter. I am trying to figure out what size garage I am going to need for it. Can someone tell me how tall it is? Also is it more than 8 feet wide on the outside?

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