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Old 04-08-2012, 10:59 PM   #29
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Well DANG IT, we bought a 2011 F150 plat just before we bought the coach....and are unable to tow it 4 down! So we bought a Nissan frontier and did the mods to it to be able to tow it 4 down, actually it is still at the dealer waiting for the drive shaft disconect system to be installed, apparently Remco had some factory issues.
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oouuuh, sorry to hear that, and just in a matter of weeks or months would have made all the difference. Pained me also as I found several 2011s just like the one I bought, color and all, priced several thousand dollars cheaper and I knew I could not buy them. On the positive side, we LOVE our new pickup, rides and drives as good as the Lincoln MKX that it replaces.

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For those who may be interested, Chevy & GMC trucks and SUVs (Suburbans, Tahoes, Yukons and I think the mid size models as well) which have 4-wheel drive, in recent model years to the current 2012 models, can disconnect the drive shaft electronically with just the twist of a knob - for 4-down towing.

The 2012 Chevy Avalanche LTZ we recently bought is a 4x4 version and with one twist of a knob it's ready to tow 4-down. Fantastic original factory option - no aftermarket modifications needed to do that. I believe these models have been this way for 5 years or so if you're looking for a used vehicle.

We're thrilled with the Avalanche LTZ... all the luxuries of a Cadillac and rides as smooth and comfortably as one also. √ We use the enclosed cargo bed of the Avalanche to store items like camp chairs, my bike, etc. out of sight-out of mind. That frees up a lot of cargo space from the basement of the coach.





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