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Old 06-26-2015, 07:29 AM   #1
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What do you carry in your tow car?

Getting ready to depart on a 2 month summer trip towing a 4 door behind my Class A Jayco Precept. I'm curious to know what others who tow carry in their toad?

I still have storage room in the rig and a fairly empty trunk and back seat in the tow. Don't carry a spare, so right now I just have:

1. Container that I store the tow gear in (cables, etc)
2. A small air compressor
3. Daytrip items like:
-A collapsible cooler
-Extra Water, bowls & leashes for our dogs
-A spare first aid kit
-Camera tripod and binoculars
-Panchos

Besides these and a spare or extra fluids, what else do you carry?

Thank you,

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EZ up, sometimes the dolly spare. Anything that gets in the way inside the bus.
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Old 06-26-2015, 08:56 AM   #3
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Nothing. Why put stuff there if you do not need to?
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Bicycles when towing. Dog most often when not towing.
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Hi McGarrett50, I carry just my Winegard dish. Like you, I have plenty of storage space so when I am looking for something, I know where not to look.
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anything that is bulky but fits ... stuff that is a PITA to get out of a storage compartment. Bikes and recliners are examples.
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All inside: Kayak, supplies not needed while traveling, items that are transferred from house to camp and then back to house (stuff in RV stays in RV).
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Ours is a jeep that goes off-roading. So first aid kit, fir extinguisher, air tank, jack, tools, extraction equipment, shovel, ice chest, lawn chairs, tire repair kit, etc.
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Considering that everything in there adds weight, we do not load it up. Basic emergency tools & carryall for the tow cables. If it otherwise doesn't fit in the coach I don't need it
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