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Old 09-28-2011, 07:29 PM   #1
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Tow bar with brake assist

I have a fleetwood revolution and just purchased a jeep wrangler for my tow vehicle. Any words of wisdom on what tow bar And brake assist package I should purchase?


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Old 09-28-2011, 10:35 PM   #2
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when I towed my Jeep Wrangler I used the Blue Ox system. Bad thing was I never installed brakes. Call me stupid but I never felt like a braking system would do all that much. Heck I didn't even know it was back there.

Now I am towing a Ford Escape Hybrid and that is a different story. Just got back from a 2,000 mile trip and I will be putting brakes on that baby. Pulling a hill or trying to slow down, I knew there was something attached to me.

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MD 3600 Tranny, 2011 Ford Escape Hybrid w/Blue Ox tow bar and Roadmaster Base Plate.
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Old 09-29-2011, 08:34 AM   #3
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Check out ReadyBrake. Easy install. I tow a Wrangler.
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I would definitely check out SMI
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