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Old 02-18-2005, 05:34 PM   #1
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Does anyone tow a Chevy Tahoe ? I drove a Tahoe and a Trailblazer & Tahoe feels better to me.
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Old 02-18-2005, 05:34 PM   #2
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Does anyone tow a Chevy Tahoe ? I drove a Tahoe and a Trailblazer & Tahoe feels better to me.
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Old 02-19-2005, 03:32 AM   #3
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I have a friend that tows a Yukon, (which is the GMC version of the Tahoe), and has no problems. He does use the M&G braking system due to the weight.
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Old 02-23-2005, 05:55 AM   #4
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Hi. We tow a 03 Tahoe Z71 with our Journey. Works fine; have the brake system that comes off the motor home rather than a brake buddy. BE VERY CAREFUL about buying a Yukon to tow. Our 02 could be towed but bought a 04 to tow and it could not be done 4 wheels down without lots of expense. So found the Tahoe that can be towed. Our Denali Yukon also could not be towed 4 wheels down.
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I tow a 1999 Tahoe LT 4WD behind a 2000 Country Coach. I use the Blue Ox Aventa tow bar abd US Gear Unified Tow Brake. We have towed it for more than 12,000 Miles without any problems. The towing speed is limited to 65MPH. Make sure the transfer case and tranny are able of being towed 4 wheels down. Not all 4wd Tahoes can be towed.
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Old 03-01-2005, 03:36 PM   #6
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Thanks Pat Z ,KathiE-H and Roasrunner. I ordered a 2005 Tahoe today. Now I need the tow bar and braking system. I am leaning toward the
M & G system braking system.
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I tow a 2001 4wd Tahoe with a Winnebago 350hp CAT. It works fine. I also use the M&G brake and would recommend it. I had the M&G people install the unit since they were only 20 miles away, but it looks like a simple do it yourself task.
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Old 03-23-2005, 04:23 AM   #8
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What tow bar system do you use. i am leaning toward the Blue Ox Aventa II.



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Old 03-28-2005, 04:37 PM   #9
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We tow a 2003 GMC Yukon XL with our horizon. Be sure to get regular 4 wheel drive not the all wheel drive, to tow 4 down you need a neutral option on the 4WD.
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I use the Roadmaster All Terrain. Only reason I picked it was the promise of being able to disconnect more easily. I'm not sure that it works any different than the other models. Haven't had any problems, so I am satisfied.

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We tow our 2004 Tahoe LT with a Roadmaster Blackhawk rated for 8000 lbs. Wish I had gotten the all terrain model as I had a couple of off-level instances where I had some difficulty unhooking. As far as towability, the Tahoe is great, tows like a roller skate behind th MH. You only know it's there when you drag it across a curb (LOL, but not at all funny when you do it) or when you're stopping. I use a Brake Buddy system and it's "ok" as far as it goes...might look into a M&G system. Like everyone has told you no full time 4wd and I've heard stabilitrak is a no-no, but I'm not sure. Maybe someone else has that answer....
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We tow a 04 Yukon XL with the Aventa with the Apollo brake system no problems. You cannot tow a Denali due to the awd drive system. The regular Yukon XL with the traction control system you can
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Get the full size and add 13" behind the third seat. Longer wheel base and a better ride. We tow an 00 Suburban with a 10,000 lb blue ox and brake buddy system. The FROG weight in ~ 5700 lbs but it makes a nice place to carry extra stuff.
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