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Old 03-20-2015, 12:41 PM   #309
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Just got this 2015 GMC Canyon ready to tow.
by the way...nice set up
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Old 03-20-2015, 05:26 PM   #310
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What do you tow? Would you do again?

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it was a question ... the person I got the car from said to put the key in the on position


what difference does it make... the fuse is pulled ???

Sorry LVRLUVR I thought I was answering a different question my mistake. I wouldn't know.
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Old 03-20-2015, 05:37 PM   #311
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We tow 2011 GMC Terrain using Roadmaster All-Terrain and InvisiBrake. No problems in 5,000 miles. Ignition "on"; transmission in neutral and pull ignition logic fuse (install an cutoff switch). GMC states towing limit of 65 mph. Toad brake powered from coach--no drain on road battery
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Old 03-20-2015, 07:43 PM   #312
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it was a question ... the person I got the car from said to put the key in the on position


what difference does it make... the fuse is pulled ???
With the key on will run the HHR battery down.
Try this:

With the fuse pulled, turn the key on and see the instruments light up and air conditioner come on.
Turn key back one notch to ACC and see the instrument lights go off and air conditioner go off.
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Old 03-21-2015, 12:18 AM   #313
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When you get your key in the correct position, check your steering wheel to verify that it is unlocked.
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I have an automatic 2007 Ford Expedition EL Limited. Would a truck like this be suitable to tow (behind DP)? What would need to be modified to tow it? No clue on this topic.
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Old 03-22-2015, 07:25 AM   #315
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According to Remco.com a 2007 Ford Expedition EL Limited 4WD 5.4L V8 cyl 6 Speed Automatic 6R75 Must be towed using a trailer
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According to Remco.com a 2007 Ford Expedition EL Limited 4WD 5.4L V8 cyl 6 Speed Automatic 6R75 Must be towed using a trailer

Drats. Thanks 😉
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Old 03-22-2015, 08:10 AM   #317
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I have an automatic 2007 Ford Expedition EL Limited. Would a truck like this be suitable to tow (behind DP)? What would need to be modified to tow it? No clue on this topic.
Not sure on the ability to be able to tow the Expedition 4 down, but make sure what you buy for a coach has enough oomph to pull a vehicle as heavy as that. Minimum 350 hp but 400 hp would be better.
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This is my set up. Description is in my signature.

It's great having a full size vehicle as a towed. Having the Platinum F150 just makes it that much more comfortable.
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Nice Toad, I was just looking at them last Thursday. My last 2 vehicles were F150's. The Current toad has 185,000 miles. Only 5,000 miles as the toad so she is getting up there.
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Nice Toad, I was just looking at them last Thursday. My last 2 vehicles were F150's. The Current toad has 185,000 miles. Only 5,000 miles as the toad so she is getting up there.
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The new 2015 F150's are redisigned and very nice. Lots of new options. I can return my 2013 Platinum in July but the new Platinums are $70,000+.
I'm likely going to look at a Lariat this time. $15-$20,000 less and has all the options my current Platinum has and more. I don't need seats with vibrio-massage and some other nonsensical options!
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I have been flat towing my 2007 6speed manual transmission Toyota FJ cruiser AWD, since summer of 2012. Would I do it again? Yes, without a doubt!



Full details and disclosure notes in link below:
FLAT TOW 6MT (YES it can be done) - Toyota FJ Cruiser Forum

Video proof Fast forward to 2:47 mark...gets interesting from there.
Accidentally pulled into the GAS section, instead of the diesel truck section.
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I towed a '97 Saturn S, (5 speed), for 70k + miles.
I'm currently towing a '07 Saturn, (automatic).
No problem with either.

What "lot of trouble" have you had?
Wondering.

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That's what I'm thinking of doing. I have a 2008 Saturn Aura. I haven't heard much or read much on how to tow. Do I put it in neutral while its on a tow dolly (since its front wheel drive) or tow it like I see others (put a front hitch tow bar and tow it). What is recommended? tks/Mikey
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