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Old 05-28-2014, 02:03 PM   #1
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Should I have Camping World install my towing equipment?

Will be adding tow bar, base plate,and braking system for towing. Also, will be installing a Remco Transmission Lube Pump as my toad will be a Toyota Solara A/T. Received quote from Camping World, but would like some input as to anyones experience with a similar install.

Since they discount their labor rates, CW prices are the most competitive.

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Old 05-28-2014, 02:07 PM   #2
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I'd say go for it if you are buying most of towing stuff from them.

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Old 05-28-2014, 02:57 PM   #3
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Camping World only will install what you buy from them.
Their prices are a little high for parts. But their new $39 labor price makes them a little cheaper then others in the end.

In 08 they installed everything to tow my HHR.
This fall I will have them set up a new MKS for towing 4 down.
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We've had 2 motorhomes with 2 toads and they've done both installations. I've been pleased with the results. We didn't need the Remco so I can't speak to that.
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Old 05-28-2014, 10:47 PM   #5
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Towing setup ok, but not sure I would want them doing the transmission pump.
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Old 05-29-2014, 05:53 AM   #6
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Just watch closely, on my Even-Brake setup, they used 2" screws to attach the controller to the foot side board and ran the screws through the door wiring harness. 1/2" screws came with the kit but they lost them
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Old 05-29-2014, 03:50 PM   #7
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Camping World in Denton, TX has done "toad installation" work for us a couple of times, including a REMCO transmission pump about two years ago. The tech did such a nice job, I tipped him . . . and I'm really not inclined to tip very often.
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When I bought my '08 Saturn Vue, I purchased all my towing equipment from Camping World and let them install it. I have never had any problems with it and I am still happy with it.
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Had everything installed by Camping World. Excellent job all around. Didn't need trans pump. Nice thing about CW is should you have any problems, they are all over the country.

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