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Old 03-18-2012, 07:05 PM   #1
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Towing a suburban

An you dinghy tow a 2012 suburban
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Old 03-18-2012, 07:16 PM   #2
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I tow an older suburban, follows just fine, not going to buy a new truck until this one poops out. Not sure the new suburbans would be any different towing than the oler ones.
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An you dinghy tow a 2012 suburban
I tow a 2012 4wd silverado. Chevrolet has it figured out when it comes to dinghy towing. The 2012 Suburban requires the Optional active 2 speed transfer case to dinghy tow.
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I tow a 2012 4wd silverado. Chevrolet has it figured out when it comes to dinghy towing. The 2012 Suburban requires the Optional active 2 speed transfer case to dinghy tow.
Sorry for the misspelling "can".
So I would need the 2 speed transfer case. Is the vehicle a 2 wheel drive or 4. I would rather have 2 wheel drive.
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Has to be 4 wheel drive to be towed flat. 2wd can not be towed unless a company makes an aftermarket drive shaft disconnect. Which remco may have one. Google 2012 dinghy tow guide for specifics.
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I don't know what type moho you own, but a Suburban is really heavy so be sure to check your moho's hitch rating and GCWR.
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I tow a 2003 Tahoe behind my bounder diesel Motorhome. Tows great gm really has it figured out. It's great when u get where u are going that we have a nice vehicle to go touring.
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Old 03-19-2012, 06:17 AM   #8
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We have flat towed 3 different burbans, but they all had the electronic 4 wheel drive, works great, but they are heavy, Good Luck
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I've been towing my 1994 blazer 4 wheel drive since 1994,no problems in all those years.
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Old 03-21-2012, 04:25 PM   #10
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I have a 2011 allegro red do think I can tow a suburban. I don't think there will be a problem.
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Doesn't matter what color your motor home is, you need something like a 340 HP. Cummins diesel to pull a Suburban We pull ours with a 350 hp. Cat and it does just fine. The fuel mileage does drop, depending on wind, terrain, and how hard you push it, Good Luck
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I have been towing suburban for years, Put my kayaks on the roof racks, bikes in cargo area, its like pulling a garage you can drive around town when needed. have a friend that just bought new and doesn't have 2 speed transfer case, I think its a option, be careful when u buy
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I have a 2011 allegro red do think I can tow a suburban. I don't think there will be a problem.
According to Tiffin, your hitch capacity is 5,000 lb, so you might have to beef up the hitch.
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Doesn't matter what color your motor home is, you need something like a 340 HP. Cummins diesel to pull a Suburban We pull ours with a 350 hp. Cat and it does just fine. The fuel mileage does drop, depending on wind, terrain, and how hard you push it, Good Luck
The Allegro RED is "Rear Engine Diesel."
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