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Old 07-01-2007, 06:10 PM   #1
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Does anyone have any experience towing the new Enclave? What baseplate and tow bar did you use? Which breaking system did you pick? Does the battery go dead when you tow? Any info would be very much appreciated. Thanks
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Does anyone have any experience towing the new Enclave? What baseplate and tow bar did you use? Which breaking system did you pick? Does the battery go dead when you tow? Any info would be very much appreciated. Thanks
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Old 07-02-2007, 05:18 AM   #3
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I don't have any personal experience, but if you check this thread you will find a discussion about the GMC Acadia. It seems that although the vehicle is flat-towable, the battery runs down. The GMC Acadia and Saturn Outlook are sister vehicles to the Enclave.
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The Buick Enclave is not listed in Motorhome Magazine's list of towable vehicles.

REMCO TOWING should have the answers to your questions.
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Dirk,

The Enclave is not listed only because it has just come out as an '08 model and was not available when the flat towable list was compliled. The dealers and other literature state it is just as towable as the other two in the crossover chassis' --- Outlook and Acadia.
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It will almost surely use the same baseplates as the Acadia and Outlook - the only possible difference is the placement of the tabs to connect the tow bar, which can be impacted by the front fascia design (and its only the fascia & trim that distinguishes the various makes from each other). Both Roadmaster & Blue Ox have equipment for Acadia and Outlook but they will probably want to confirm that they also work on an Enclave before marketing them for it. You might be able to get a free set up if you let them use your Enclave to do so.

Yes, the batery will go dead. I believe your Enclave owner manual will say to disconnect the negative battery terminal, a real PITA. See the previously mentioned Acadia and Outlook thread for info on alternatives.
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