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Old 03-17-2014, 09:38 AM   #1
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Best vehicle for towing behind 34'Bounder

Wanted to see any thoughts on the best vehicle for towing behind my Bounder. I have a 2007 Honda van I'm going to be trading in on this, so basically starting from scratch.
Would like to see your ideas,

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Old 03-17-2014, 09:52 AM   #2
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First off, you must decide if you want to tow a car 4 wheels down or 2 wheels on a tow dolly. I suggest you read this: What Cars Can Be Flat-Towed Behind an RV? on Edmunds.com

When looking at a car for towing 4 down, DON'T TAKE THE WORD OF A SALESMAN. Look in the owner's manual to find out if they approve of towing and what must be done. Here's a couple of references to lists of vehicles:
Towable Vehicles List | Reference.com

Motorhome Towing Guide: Cars That Can Be Towed With 4 Wheels Down | The Fun Times Guide to RVing

Good luck and enjoy looking!


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Old 03-17-2014, 09:55 AM   #3
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First thing to do , is get the Trailer tow weight rating for the coach.
It'll probably be 5,000lbs. Then you have a base line, weight, of vehicles to choose from, that fit your every day driving needs.
Many 4 wheel drive vehicles, with a neutral in the transfer case can be flat towed without expensive modifications.
With the tow bar system, base plates, transmission fluid pump ( optional depending on vehicle) and towed vehicle, brake system. Budget $5,000 to get the vehicle ready to tow. You can save about $ 1,300 or so if the pump system is not required.
And , I see Bob, types faster than I do; everyone types faster than I do.
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