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Old 01-03-2014, 02:56 PM   #1
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Tow Bars

I am interested in purchasing a tow bar to tow four wheels down. I have traveled the lower 48 over the past 15+ years towing a classic cars on a trailer. The classic would double as our local transportation when needed. This has worked out good in the past but with a shorter motor home. I could always back out of a dead end etc. Now we have a 40' Dynasty and it is not as maneuverable as the previous units. I would also like to travel to places that are not destinations for a car show. I see a lot of our Monaco family use the Blue Ox toe bars and I would like to get some input (good and bad) about these as well as other suggestions. I really would like to come across a known good used unit but don't know enough about them to judge their condition. I know that the assembly that attaches to the car is made for a particular year and model and would probably have to be ordered for that car. At present, my toad would a 2010 Ford Fusion. I also need some education about toad brakes.

I have gained a lot of information on this forum and I thank the ones that respond with the many helpful suggestions and tips. I hope to be able to meet some of our members as we travel this beautiful country.

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1965 Corvair Sport Sedan Toad (on trailer)

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Old 01-03-2014, 03:04 PM   #2
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Look at READ'y Brute, combination supplemental brake and tow bar. safe travels ed

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Old 01-03-2014, 04:59 PM   #3
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I second the ready brute with a blue ox tow bar
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Old 01-03-2014, 05:25 PM   #4
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ReadyBrute Elite- includes tow bar and surge brake all in one unit. Works great!
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Old 01-03-2014, 06:20 PM   #5
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The Blue Ox Aladdin can be matched with the AutoStop for essentially the same setup as the Ready Brute Elite. A little cheaper but does not have as good a warranty.
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