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Old 09-19-2014, 11:36 PM   #1
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Need tow bar advice

Newbie here. I will be towing a Geo Tracker behind my 2001 Monaco Executive 42' with the 500 Cummins. My Geo is naked and I will be prepping it as a toad. Please help me in my purchase of the best and safest towing system to keep the toad happy
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Glad you're aboard. Type tow bar or Geo Tracker in the google window on the tool bar above. Leave it set to IRV2 and I'm sure you will find a copious amount of info and opinions. Best of luck in your search and decision. Enjoy your adventures and be safe.
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Old 09-19-2014, 11:56 PM   #3
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We went with all RaodMaster equipment, but that was/is because their factory was only 20 miles from home. Now they've moved and are even closer.
You can't go wrong with either RoadMaster or Blu-Ox
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Old 09-20-2014, 12:02 AM   #4
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Newbie here. I will be towing a Geo Tracker behind my 2001 Monaco Executive 42' with the 500 Cummins. My Geo is naked and I will be prepping it as a toad. Please help me in my purchase of the best and safest towing system to keep the toad happy
I got the Roadmaster Sterling All Terrain aluminum tow bar for our Honda CRV and this thing is great very well made work great. Very easy to hook and unhook the CRV. I carry a extra set of pins just in case I happen to misplace one. Can not find them at your local parts store.
The system is not cheap, but neither is a 13 Honda CRV.
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Asking which tow bar is better (between Roadmaster and Blue-Ox) is like asking which is better: Ford or Chevrolet. There are pluses and minuses on each. I chose the Blue-Ox simply because I like the looks on my toad when it is disconnected. Every Roadmaster hookup I see on a toad has the hookup mechanism clearly showing. The Blue-Ox is basically invisible until you put in the actual hitch attachment posts.

If you have a really heavy toad, I think you are limited to the Roadmaster. Here again, this is a personal choice. I don't see the benefit of dragging a heavy vehicle, but some do.

My personal opinion is that you cannot go wrong with either a Roadmaster or Blue-Ox. It just depends on which hitch appearance you like and how much your toad weighs.
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Suggest to check out the Ready Brute system, tow bar with integrated brake. Works well, well priced.
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