Towing Volt on a Dolly- Lessons Learned After towing the Volt 1400 miles with the Demco dolly, there are important lessons to be learned for those considering dolly transport. First, and this is for those who just ‘shot from the hip’ with my last post without knowing anything (or reading the manual), YES, IF YOU […]
These days, making a big purchase is more difficult than ever. That’s why you need to take care of the things you spend your money on. Take your car tow dolly, for example. Performing routine maintenance on your dolly is paramount. Proper upkeep is the best way to ensure you are getting the most out […]
When you’re cruising down the highway and making great time across the American plains on your way to a vacation in the Rockies, something terrible could happen: Your dolly could come unhooked or snap, sending your new Lexus or Hyundai into the ditch, effectively transforming it into a very expensive accordion. So you’ll spend days […]
The biggest financial mistake you can make is putting your hard-earned money into an inferior product. That goes for everything from stocks to coffee to car tow dollies. There are certain things that make a car tow dolly an inferior product, but none more so than the lack of hydraulic disc brakes. Having this kind […]
Towing your car behind your RV is one of the best ways to travel because you get the comfort of the RV as well as the ease of driving a small vehicle anytime you need a quicker way around town. Driving a big rig can be a bit of a challenge, and towing a vehicle […]
Each summer, millions of Americans hit the road in their RVs. They pack up the kids, the grandkids, the dog, the grill, and the GPS and get out on their chosen interstate with hopes of driving into a melting sunset en route to one of our beautiful and expansive national and state parks. It’s a […]
So you’ve decided to tow. Well, there are some things you should know before you go. Towing your family vehicle behind your RV can be an infinitely rewarding decision. If you’re headed to an area with shoddy or compact road conditions, that decision becomes trip-saving as there are some places an RV just can’t go. […]
Hi Richard… I wanted to give you a review of our Eze-Tow dolly… It arrived in Arizona, where we winter from Canada. I was extremely impressed with the packing and the shipping by Conway was excellent. The dolly was a snap to set up and the construction is excellent in every way. I just […]
Hi Richard – hope you enjoy this – and it is all TRUE – send me an email back that you got this – Thanks, ED (Skip) Hi Richard, Is was great talking with you and I look forward to meeting you in February. As promised, here is my review after using your […]
Hi Richard. Just thought i would give you some feedback from our experience with the car dolly that we purchased from you last August. As we live in Canada we had to have it shipped to Buffalo but that turned out to not be a problem,as we made a weekend camping over there,the weather was […]
Be advised, there are actually three pages of entries here. At the bottom of this page you can click on the text that reads "Older Entries" and see the other pages. Lots of pictures and important information. Thanks.
Just wanted to send a couple of photos of our new tow dolly after its first trip, and to provide some comments on the dolly – what a jewel it turned out to be! Assembly went smoothly, loading wasn't a problem at all but the MiniCooper did require a little time to determine the best […]
Mr. Brown, I purchased a dolly on 3/21/2007. I have put about 15,000+ miles on this dolly. This disk brake dolly was a replacement for one of the drum brake model purchased on 2/14/2007. I want to thank you again for replacing the defective drum brake model free of charge. Your actions deserves the highest […]
Between emails and phone calls I talk to hundreds of people a week. Many them want to know if we build our dollies here in America. They even press me further wanting to know precisely where they are built and by whom. Most of my competitors are no longer manufacturers. Their products are now built […]
Car Tow Dolly Brake Explained… The most common question I am asked is, “ how do Car Tow Dolly hydraulic brakes work?” . So today we will explain Car Tow Dolly brakes. First, understand that to be 50 state legal you must have brakes of some kind on your Car Tow Dolly. In addition to […]
Hi Richard, This is my Acme Dolly story: I had spent hour on the internet surfing sites that offered tow dollies. Each site had the benefits of what they had to offer. Since I had never purchased a tow dolly before, I thought I would get on the phone and talk to the sales […]
5400 Miles Later My relationship with Acme Trailers began after a Google Search for a Tow Dolly. The price of the tow dolly caught my eye but there was more research to do and questions to have answered. Calling Richard, the President, yielded the answers to my questions. He always responded by e-mail […]
Hi Richard I know I promised you a blog and picture of my rig and the tow Dolly hauling a Prius but I had a big trip planned using it so I thought it would be better writing a review afterwards. First I rate quality, construction and value a 5 out of 5 on […]
We recently ordered a trailer tow dolly for our RV. The shipping was coordinated as to arrive two days prior to our departure on a camping trip, this was very help and the staff at ACME called to verify the shipment was on its way. I was able to assemble the dolly in less […]
Mr & Mrs Dreyfuss heading home with their new EZE-TOW TOW DOLLY.
MINI COOPER loaded and ready to go.
The lock pin correctly positioned to lock out the brakes. Must be taped into place to stay. DOT regs do not allow a self holding design. Disc Brake Lock Out Pin
Below is a message I received from a customer this morning about one of my competitors tow dollies. I will not mention any names. This is one of the many dangers of an articulating wheel pan. A fixed wheel pan is much stronger and safer. Note; He was not using our tow dolly. This is […]
Mini Cooper on an EZE-TOW Tow Dolly. Easy On & Off.
Mr and Mrs Ford picking up their new dolly on the way to New York from Louisanna. Mr Hall picking up his new tow dolly. Going on the road.
The Schmidts bought their dolly in Mid September. They were nearby on their way to Raleigh and dropped in to visit. We checked their bearings, tire pressure, installed new lights, and pressure washed their dolly. They currently have about 3000 miles on their dolly. This is a Scion xD. Note the clearance at the back […]
Hydraulic Disc Brake Actuator with Safety Breakaway. LED lights Clear Lens, Burns RED Ready to roll out. Outside Ace Trailer LLc. Customer picking up a dolly. Mr & Mrs Sinnop leaving with their PT Cruiser in tow Mr & Mrs Webber from Schenectady NY picking up their dolly. The Webbers Honda Accord. Going to Ocracoke […]
I am a mechanical engineer, certified RV Technician, and avid RV owner, so I know a thing or two about the RV industry; from a user, “fixer”, and engineering perspective. Therefore, I am pleased to have stumbled upon Acme Tank & Trailer while web surfing for a towing solution. I have always owned motorized recreational […]
Finally ! After years of planning and wishing, researching and testing, we have finally perfected our painting process. As of today we have now spent nearly $85,000.00 in equipment, supplies and training all just to improve our paint quality. All our products are now Steam Pressure Washed and Acid Etched in prepartion for painting. We then […]
Ok, another Landmark day here at Acme Trailer LLc. Many of you have asked about LED lighting and we have decided to make the leap. While LED lighting is very expensive, it is also very reliable and trouble free. We have just finalized an agreement with the largest LED light manufacturer in the world and […]
I receive about 300 calls a week. Of those about 20 are from people wanting advice about buying a USED car tow dolly.( It is interesting to me how high the resale value is on used tow dollies. ) So my advice to them is really very simple. There are only a few things to […]
Over the years many many customers have asked me for ideas about how to store the Eze-Tow Tow Dolly in a vertical position. Well here we have a contribution from one customer Mr. Stephen Denkin that seems to have the perfect solution. He tows a Toyota Prius with his Eze-Tow Tow Dolly and figured out […]
I am frequently asked for my opinion about tow dolly brakes. Put simply, brakes are always a good idea. Legally brakes are required. I know, I know, many tow dolly dealers will tell you that if you are driving a big class A diesel pusher you don’t need brakes. However the truth is that to […]
Ok, this is a big big day for us here at Acme Trailer. We had a professional consulting team come thru to advise us on several areas we wanted to improve in. One was quality control. We have always had a good process that did a pretty good job of catching oversights, but still some […]
To date we have sold nearly 13000 tow dollies all over North America. About 40% of our tow dollies are sold to our northern neighbors in Canada. Of course no one builds a perfect product, although we do strive to do so. That being said… we had a customer back on April 22nd 2010 that […]
Hi Richard April 23 2010 Any concerns that we may have had in the past (Dealing over the internet, not knowing any individuals personally who have dealt with your firm or used your product) have now more than proven to be groundless. Your customer service is a model that other companies, regardless of their product, […]