Go Back   iRV2 Forums > iRV2.com COMMUNITY FORUMS > New Member Check-In
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 08-11-2012, 07:20 PM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 1

Hello everyone, Susan from AK here...trying to learn as much info as I can before diving into the deep end of the pool & buying a TT. I currently have an 07 Yukon Denali XL that I hope to use as my TV, & need to do some more investigation to see what it can safely tow. Anyone with any info on towing with the Yukon is welcome to give me some feedback....I am new to towing, TT's & this group! Thanks for the opportunity to learn

susan99504 is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 08-11-2012, 07:28 PM   #2
Senior Member
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Hillsboro, OR
Posts: 278

IWillRVToo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2012, 07:48 PM   #3
Senior Member
nightriderrv's Avatar
Fleetwood Owners Club
Join Date: May 2012
Location: NC
Posts: 1,678

Ask a lot of questions and you will get a lot of answers Enjoy!!!
Mark Anderson - Nebo NC - western NC - RV Restoration tech - 9 Doggies - Outdoors person
1990 33ft Wilderness Cimarron 33X
nightriderrv is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2012, 09:34 PM   #4
Senior Member
Wire Wrat's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Posts: 207
Welcome to the group. Getting your tow vehicle matched up with the right travel trailer will have to start with the hand book you have in your glove compartment. You will have to know what the weight limits are for your truck. then you can go out and look for the trailer. Bear in mind, the trailer you buy will be a lot lighter at the sales lot than it will be in the camp ground. Some how they tend to gain weight. You will find that they don't come completely equipped with what you really want in it . We had our wants and needs confused and had to put our trailer on a diet. and get rid of a lot of what we didn't really NEED. Good hunting, and Safe travels. Oh and welcome to the group.
Jimm Zajicek (Zi/)2016 F250 power stroke diesel / 2015 29.9 RE Wildwood Heritage Glenn TT
Wire Wrat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2012, 10:35 PM   #5
Senior Member
historyljc's Avatar
Tiffin Owners Club
Freightliner Owners Club
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Pensacola, Florida
Posts: 5,173
Hi Susan, welcome to the forum. Best of luck on your search for that perfect travel trailer.
Travel well, travel safe,
2006 Tiffin Phaeton - 2011 Cadillac SRX
historyljc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2012, 02:24 AM   #6
Moderator Emeritus
Bruce C's Avatar
Nor'easters Club
Fleetwood Owners Club
Workhorse Chassis Owner
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: NH
Posts: 5,100
Bruce & Nancy
FMCA F280542
2004 Bounder 35E
US Navy Vet.
Bruce C is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2012, 02:39 AM   #7
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 50
Welcome. Not from experience but when I was looking at TT everyone said a dually for sure any thing over 34 ft. The dually is more stable in mtns and braking.
Towboater is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-13-2012, 03:18 PM   #8
Senior Member/RVM #90
MSHappyCampers's Avatar

Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Columbus, MS
Posts: 19,238
Hi Susan! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined the bunch here! I can't help with your towing question but I bet someone will jump in! Good luck & God bless!
Joe & Annette

2002 Monaco Windsor 40PBT, 2013 Honda CRV AWD
MSHappyCampers is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-13-2012, 05:00 PM   #9
Senior Member
JMacy's Avatar
National RV Owners Club
Vintage RV Owners Club
Fleetwood Owners Club
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Following the windshield
Posts: 129
Send a message via Skype™ to JMacy
Welcome from a middlie to a newbie. You will find some friendly, nice, pleasant, helpful, and kind people here. You will not find back-biting, I know more than you so there, unfriendly, mean spirited people here. Welcome and enjoy the great company.
Jim Macy, Ph.D.CH. Hypnotist, Success Coach, Speaker
JMacy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-13-2012, 08:59 PM   #10
Senior Member
sdennislee's Avatar

Monaco Owners Club
Winnebago Owners Club
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 6,360
Hi and

US Navy Vet, Liberty Tree Member of Oath Keepers, NRA & VFW Life Member, Alaska EMT.
2009 Safari Cheetah 40 SKQ
2009 Winnebago Chalet 231CR
sdennislee is offline   Reply With Quote


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:48 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.