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Old 11-18-2011, 11:26 AM   #1
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We hope to purchase a 33'/35' Winnebago Adventurer, manufactured year between 2002 and 2005 within the next six months. Can anyone suggest which is the best either Ford or Workhorse also we will need to buy a car to tow, are there any cars that are unsuitable for towing or require modifications.
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Old 11-18-2011, 01:12 PM   #2
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John,
You should check out Motor Home magazine online. They have a section on towable vechiles. Be aware of the issues with brakes on the towed vechicle, as well as the tow bar. Most of this is covered.

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Old 11-21-2011, 11:15 PM   #3
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I think either Ford or Workhorse chassis are fine. Our gasser was a Ford. I would definitely consider adding a Banks system. Both the Ford and Chev motors have had a history of warped exhaust manifolds. In our case to the point we had to replace a cracked head. The Banks system prevents that problem and improves performance particularly in the mountains and for towing.
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Either chassis will get the job done. The Ford needs RPM's to get the job done, the WH has more low end torque.
Personally I like torque rather than RPM's.
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Jeep Wranglers I belive require the least amount of mods for towing.
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Old 11-22-2011, 09:04 AM   #6
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Regarding toad vehicle selection, you can go to this site to check what might be required to get the vehicle prepared as a toad conversion.

Application Charts | Remco Towing

We're a fan of the Honda CR-V

Regarding Ford vs. Workhorse, I'm not touching that one....
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