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Old 05-18-2014, 08:42 AM   #1
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Towing 2011 Yukon

Has any one here toad there full size chevy truck or taho or the Gmc Yukon.
I have a 40 foot american dream motorhome and would like to tow myYukon behind it. I know the Yukon is towable. You can put the transfer case in neutral.
I have a 330 cummins desiel in the motor home.
any information would be appreciated.
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Old 05-18-2014, 01:07 PM   #2
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Setting my Avalanche up this week to pull behind 40'DP with 340 Cummins. Roadmaster Blackhawk towbar, Roadmaster base plates, Invisibrake. Estimate is $3,700 with labor.
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I pull a 1/2 ton crew cab Chevy behind a 40 ft Damon Astoria with a 360 Cummins ISB. I use M & G industries brake system that I really like. Once it is installed you just hook an air line up to the coach and truck and then you will have truly proportional breaking. I use the BlueOx Advanta 2 with BlueOx base plates again very easy to hook up. Total time to hook up or disconnect is about 3 minutes. Total cost was about 30k including install.
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We have towed our 2011 Sierra Crew for about 30,000 miles with a Blue Ox set up and a Brake Buddy. We have the ISC 8.3/360 HP.
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I towed my Yukon XL with no problems.
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Hello Speedman42; I have towed a 1989 & 1999 ¾ ton Suburban’s, and I now tow a 2004 Yukon, with a Roadmaster Blackhawk All-Terrain 10,000 lbs tow bar, with an M&G brake system with no problems, with our 2001 Alpine with an ISC 350 and have had no problems.
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I pull a 1/2 ton crew cab Chevy behind a 40 ft Damon Astoria with a 360 Cummins ISB. I use M & G industries brake system that I really like. Once it is installed you just hook an air line up to the coach and truck and then you will have truly proportional breaking. I use the BlueOx Advanta 2 with BlueOx base plates again very easy to hook up. Total time to hook up or disconnect is about 3 minutes. Total cost was about 30k including install.
Oops that is 3k not 30k. Sorry for any heart attack s.
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I tow a 2010 Tahoe with no problem. this is the 3rd Tahoe I have set up for towing. The Road-master Base plates are easier each time to install. The Tahoe is very easy to setup for towing but you must have a transfer case that will shift into neutral. Some of the newer models have a one speed transfer case and they do not have a neutral selection. You must have a two speed transfer case. Total cost for Road-master 10,000 pound tow bar (about $900) and base plates (about $300), wiring & diodes (about $50) around $1,500. Good Luck JP
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Congratulations, should be a sweet set up. We tow an 04 Tahoe with a Newmar, 330 Cummins with exhaust upgrade and Pac Brake from Brazels in Rochester Wa. While I lust in my heart for a motorhome that will out run a corvette the 330 does a fine job. Infinity Motorcoach in Sumner Wa did the Air Force One brake system which has been a great system, no fuses to pull, no false triggers, I step on the brake pedal and the Tahoe does its part. Only issue has been the Roadmaster base plates, tough to get them lined up with the 10K Blackhawk. I have resorted to packing a big hammer.
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I tow a 2010 Tahoe with no problem. this is the 3rd Tahoe I have set up for towing. The Road-master Base plates are easier each time to install. The Tahoe is very easy to setup for towing but you must have a transfer case that will shift into neutral. Some of the newer models have a one speed transfer case and they do not have a neutral selection. You must have a two speed transfer case. Total cost for Road-master 10,000 pound tow bar (about $900) and base plates (about $300), wiring & diodes (about $50) around $1,500. Good Luck JP


You're not using a supplemental braking system?

My Avalanche is being set up today. Roadmaster Blackhawk 2 Towbar $1,150, Roadmaster Base plates $450, Invisibrake Supplemental Braking System $1,100, Wiring, Lights, safety Chains $150, Installation (9 Hours Labor) $850. Total Cost $3,700.
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Brake set up what ?? Yea we use a blue ox patriot wireless except for the breakaway seems to work very well. The gain is adjustable from the coach.
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I had to run a battery charge line from the coach to my yukon battery - to leave the steering wheel unlocked, I have to leave me key in the ignition (acc mode). This will draw the battery dead in about 2 hours without a trickle charge from the coach.
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