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Old 10-12-2015, 05:07 AM   #29
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Do some Subarus require high test gas? If so that can add to the cost of operation. Worth checking out.

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Old 10-12-2015, 06:06 AM   #30
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We tow a 2012 Subaru Impreza, manual transmission. Dead simple, brake off, ignition set to unlock, gearshift in neutral and GO.
Our Subaru runs regular 87 octane, don't know about other models.

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Old 10-13-2015, 04:32 AM   #31
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Originally Posted by S-n-L View Post

Do some Subarus require high test gas? If so that can add to the cost of operation. Worth checking out.
According to the 2015 Forester Operation Manual, the 2.5i 170hp engine takes regular unleaded.
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Old 10-18-2015, 12:37 PM   #32
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I have a Cadillac SRX, mine is a 2013 and can be towed 4 down.

I just lift the cover off the shifter, take a screwdriver and push down in
an insert and put the shifter into neutral, that's all I have to do.

My Saturn required removing a fuse and putting it back to run it.

It does suggest you run the engine after so many hours of driving
and I do. But its easy to pull, easy to hookup. I made sure the
manual said this could be done before buying too.

Like PatStab i too have a Caddy SRX 2013. Its a great little car perfect size lightweight and easy to tow. No Fuse to pull. When i disconnect after a days drive I always start it and let it sit running a few minutes and that satisfies the requirement of running it after a day of towing.

I like it so much I'm going to get a new one in January when the new model comes out (Mod edit).
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Old 10-19-2015, 09:06 PM   #33
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Don't need to pull fuses any more, just purchase the fuse switch which will allow to just flip a small button and drive off, when not towing just flip switch and everything back to normal , Just installed one tonight on my hhr took about 5min. Fuse switch avail from E-trailer.
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Old 10-21-2015, 03:08 PM   #34
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Another vote here for the Jeep Wrangler!
I pull a 95 Wrangler YJ behind my 36' Monaco Windsor, its 4 wheel drive manual, just put the differential in neutral and the tranny in neutral, I have a battery disconnect on mine and have a trailer wire connector behind the grill wired to the rear lights (with diode blocks to prevent any feedback into the Jeep's electrical). open the battery disconnect unlock the steering wheel and go! Never had any issues and I love knocking around in the Jeep and haul the back full of firewood!
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Old 10-27-2015, 08:29 PM   #35
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Jeep Grand Cherokee

As stated by others keep is by far the best. our Grand Cherokee Summit is easy to connect and discount.

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