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Old 09-06-2014, 10:06 AM   #15
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I tow a 2007 Mercury Mariner Hybrid 4WD the twin to the Escape. I have towed it over 40,000 miles and other than tire wear have had no problems. I just put the tranny in neutral and go. What sort of problems have you experienced?

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Old 09-06-2014, 10:16 AM   #16
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We tow a 2008 Chevy HHR automatic. Just pull the 2 amp fuse, hook up and go 4 down.

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Old 09-06-2014, 10:28 AM   #17
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I tow a 2009 chevy cobalt automatic. Demco tow bar, place in neutral and pull No.8 fuse. Over 30,000 miles towing car with no issues.
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Old 09-06-2014, 10:49 AM   #18
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Just came off our first long trip (4,000 miles) and we towed our 2011 GMC 1500 Sierra 4x4. Very easy to get the transfer case in neutral and we went with M&G braking system. Perfect -
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Old 09-06-2014, 11:11 AM   #19
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We tow a 2006 Nissan Maxima, and before that a 1996 Nissan Maxima. We did not have any trouble with either, but we will not get another Maxima, since the new ones cannot be towed.
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Old 09-06-2014, 11:13 AM   #20
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I tow a GMC 2500HD on short distances and a smart car on long runs. Both do just fine all 4 down.
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Old 09-06-2014, 11:17 AM   #21
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When there is no more decent Saturn's to be had I will switch to a Honda that does NOT have the CVT transmission.

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Old 09-06-2014, 11:34 AM   #22
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I tow either a GMC 2500HD or Jeep Sahara depending on the trip & anticipated uses and needs. Both have fabricated brackets welded to the frame (no baseplates for me!) and the truck uses a 10k Blue Ox while the Jeep uses a Roadmaster tow bar.
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Old 09-06-2014, 11:34 AM   #23
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Old 09-06-2014, 11:43 AM   #24
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We tow a 2010 Chev HHR 4 down. Hook it up with Blue Ox tow bar, put in neutral, turn on key acc, flip the switch to bypass fuse, and flip the switch to turn on our SMI Stay-N-Play braking system. Don't even know it's back there. We use to tow a Jeep Wrangler and used a Brake Buddy. Hated it!
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Old 09-06-2014, 11:55 AM   #25
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Old 09-06-2014, 12:09 PM   #26
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Towing an '05 Honda Odyssey four down now. Originally bought it because we need the space for goods to sell at cat shows. Honda said (on their letterhead) it was towable. Then a few months later they rescinded that and said it wasn't towable. Because we had it in writing they paid us about $2,200 for the towing gear. Used that and bought a KK-460 and towed with that. But I still saw and talked to people towing them four down. Finally went back to towing four down and other than forgetting to take the parking brake off and burning it up we've had no trouble.
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I currently tow a Kia Sedona on a Master Tow Dolly. Our next vehicle will be either a Toyota FJ or a Jeep Wrangler Rubicon so I can tow it 4 down. We like to explore and the Sedona limits us to where we can go. OF course if I had my way, and it were street legal in all states, I would have a Polaris Ranger 900 Crew on a light weight trailer, then we could go anyplace in any kind of weather
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Old 09-06-2014, 12:32 PM   #28
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We flat tow a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee using RoadMaster Falcon tow hardware and RVi Brake2. Well over 50,000 toeing miles and no issues. We recently purchased a Lincoln MKX and plan to put the RoadMaster base plate on it and start using the MKX as the toad as its about time to retire the Jeep.


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