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Old 11-29-2013, 06:42 PM   #29
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Hi, Have been looking for a towed vehicle for our TS and wondered why a CRV would be chosen instead of a Jeep Wrangler or Ford Escape. I know it is a personal preference but would like to know if one vehicle is better to tow than another. My right seater (the boss) would like to tow an enclosed trailer with a BMW Z4 convertible inside. I am not sure if I really want to tow a trailer but have put it on my list of possibilities.
As always we much appreciate the comments and suggestions from those of you who have many more years of experience than we do.
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Old 11-29-2013, 06:46 PM   #30
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Hi, Have been looking for a towed vehicle for our TS and wondered why a CRV would be chosen instead of a Jeep Wrangler or Ford Escape. I know it is a personal preference but would like to know if one vehicle is better to tow than another. My right seater (the boss) would like to tow an enclosed trailer with a BMW Z4 convertible inside. I am not sure if I really want to tow a trailer but have put it on my list of possibilities.
As always we much appreciate the comments and suggestions from those of you who have many more years of experience than we do.
THANKS!
I wanted a Jeep Wrangler but the Toad is my wife's car and she wanted the CRV.
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Old 11-29-2013, 07:35 PM   #31
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Hi, Have been looking for a towed vehicle for our TS and wondered why a CRV would be chosen instead of a Jeep Wrangler or Ford Escape. I know it is a personal preference but would like to know if one vehicle is better to tow than another. My right seater (the boss) would like to tow an enclosed trailer with a BMW Z4 convertible inside. I am not sure if I really want to tow a trailer but have put it on my list of possibilities.
As always we much appreciate the comments and suggestions from those of you who have many more years of experience than we do.
THANKS!
We also thought it would be nice to trailer our C6 convertible! Found it to be as much fun(or more) being able to take another couple in our toad! We have all summer to enjoy our toy!
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Old 11-29-2013, 07:58 PM   #32
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I have used Roadmaster for over 10 years and I feel it is the strongest available. My brother had a Blu OX tow bar fail on his MH.
feel the same way. my roadmaster towbar all terrain falcon is made of stainless steel, easy and solid. i don't want to take a slim chance of failure.
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Old 12-01-2013, 10:41 AM   #33
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I just installed a blue ox on my 2014 crv. It is designed so that it does not look bad on the front of the car. I had a local body shop install mine. It is not easy to get the front fascia off the car. They only charged 150. I also installed a ready brute elite tow bar. It has the integrated brake. Saves a lot of money and they get good reviews. Search this site for 2014 crv. you will find where I posted pictures of the install as well as where to drill the hole for the brake cable. Send me a private email if you want to discuss. I will give you my phone number. It will save you a lot of time to discuss with someone that has done it before.
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Old 12-01-2013, 09:35 PM   #34
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I have been towing Tahoes (Z71) all over the US the last five years with a Demco hitch...no probelms - good tow bar. I did just recently change to a Lincoln MKX.....
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Like many others I like Blue Ox clean unit. i would replace the cinch pins with locks on any unit you get !
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