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Old 11-03-2018, 08:49 AM   #1
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I have a 2003 Alpine. Have been towing a 2001 Honda CRV for 18 years. She finally made her last trip. Got a 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo So will need to get a new tow bar and equipment Our Road master is not weighted enough. Any Suggestions on what the best one would be to look at?
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I have a solid (non telescoping) tow bar from Princess Auto. It will never break, wear out, or give me any problems, and it is rated for anything you could pull behind a Motor Home.
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Old 11-03-2018, 10:19 AM   #3
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I'd say stick with Roadmaster. They also manufacture parts for Blue Ox
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Old 11-03-2018, 02:44 PM   #4
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Blue Ox.....strong/rugged.....If replacement parts are needed, they are available at most any rv supplier.


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Old 11-03-2018, 02:48 PM   #6
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I use a roadmaster falcon towbar. It is mounted to the motor home. I tow a 2016 Chevrolet Equinox. Never any problems .
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….just curious--does the new Jeep have the traditional power steering pump system or the new electro-magnetic system??????? If the latter, there could be issues with "death wobble."......
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Says can tow all 4 down
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Old 11-03-2018, 08:35 PM   #9
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...sorry, but 4-down towing isn't the question--does it have electro-magnetic steering?
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I like my NightHawk towbar, bought it when it first came out in 2017. Used a Sterling up till then.
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Demco Excali-bar II. 10,000 pound rating

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Old Scout,

Most people, including many Jeep owners have never heard of or experienced the infamous Jeep Death Wobble.

My 93 Cherokee had the problem. Very scary. Never experienced it while towing.

New tie rod ends and steering damper solved the problem.
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Gene--this is a new issue...seems the new electro-magnetic power steering used by Jeep and some other brands [vs the traditional hydro pump]....doesn't always play well when being towed. New linkage wont fix it--requires a wiring harness change to keep new unit energized why under tow....
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