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Old 10-14-2014, 04:30 AM   #113
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We flat tow a 2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk using a Roadmaster Sterling All-Terrain tow bar. LOVE IT!! Literally 5 mins for hubby and I to hook up or disconnect together. Great driving daily driver too.
We previously towed a 2009 Jeep Wrangler, problem free. Jeeps are perfect tow vehicles. Best transmission for four flat towing!

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Old 10-14-2014, 05:05 AM   #114
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We have a 2002 Fleetwood Revolution and tow dolly for a 2008 Honda Accord that can not be towed 4 down. Sold the Honda and Now have a 2014 Equinox wight he dolly and could do 4 down but the cost is to high as the dolly works great.

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Old 10-14-2014, 05:10 AM   #115
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We tow a 2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited and if I ever wear it out I will get another. Tows great and goes just about anywhere.
Del & Lori 2007 Diplomat 40PDQ - 2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon. M&G brake system
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Old 10-14-2014, 05:20 AM   #116
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I had a Ford Explorer 4x4 EB and towed it behind a 99 v10 Vacationeer for 3 years. Great tow vehicle but was very heavy for a gasser. WE retired in May 2014 and bought a new Chevy Spark 5 speed manual. It tows 4 down- put in manual and ignition in first position. That's it. 2300lbs and doesn't kill my Vacationeer. Has a Blue Ox setup on it and gets 40+mpg. The 2LT and has power everything.
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Old 10-14-2014, 02:03 PM   #117
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We have a 2010 Ford Edge which is a great toad, but we wanted to improve our gas economy so we went to this which is like towing nothing at all.

2011 Honda Shadow Phantom on a Kendon three rail m/c trailer. Love the setup and we have lots of fun when we get where we're going:
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Old 10-14-2014, 06:06 PM   #118
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We tow a ski boat in the summer. Much more fun!

We've owned a MH for nearly 10 years and have never towed a car. Always have considered rental, if we need a car. Airport rentals are generally much more expensive. If you have to rent from an airport location, most rental facilities are now off site, which could be easy to pull a rig into. Don't even consider pulling a rig in front of a large airport terminal (major security threat).
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Old 10-16-2014, 09:09 PM   #119
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We tow a Suzuki samarai flat with a quick battery disconnect and leave the key on to unlock the steering wheel. It's only about 2500# or so with kayaks and bikes attached. I installed special spring lugs to attach the toe bar to and we can hook it up in minutes. Only problem is the top speed of the sammi is only about 55 with the engine screaming so we don't take any long trips in it. I don't need tow breaks even though I carry one in case we get stopped some ware. We've looked at other options but haven't found anything near as easy and convenient.
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Old 10-17-2014, 08:17 PM   #120
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Have towed a 2002 Jeep Liberty 4X4 flat, a 2012 Jeep Liberty 4X4 flat and now a 2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk 4X4 flat and have had no issues yet. All of these are of course designed to be flat towed due to the Neutral selection in the transfer case.
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Old 10-17-2014, 08:47 PM   #121
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We tow both our cars from time to time. I drive a 2001 Pontiac Grand Am GT, and the wife has a 2010 Lexus RX350. We use a tow dolly for both and have been across the country and back a few times with no problems.

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Old 10-19-2014, 10:20 AM   #122
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2013 Dodge Ram 1500 4X4 Quad Cab

I purchased this specifically to tow behind my Motirhome. It is so simple to get it tow ready:
1. Apply emergency brake
2. Place Transmission selector to Neutral
3. Step regular brake
4. Hold the Neutral button on your 4X4 selector until the light flashes then goes solid.
5. Shift the selector from Nuetral to Park
6. Release emergency brake.

The Blue Ox Base plate was easy to install and can be completely invisible.
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Old 10-19-2014, 01:35 PM   #123
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2007 Mazda3

We flat tow a 2007 Mazda. It tows beautifully and does not clock mileage while towing. The ignition key must be turned to first position to unlock the steering, and I learned the hard way to check and make sure the radio is off (after arriving at destination after two days and finding a dead battery)!

Word of caution: be sure your front end on the toad is properly aligned, or you will wear the tires just like you would driving it normally.
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Old 10-20-2014, 06:38 AM   #124
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A note on the above post. Be sure not only your radio but your dash AC as well.
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Old 10-20-2014, 06:48 AM   #125
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What do you tow? Would you do again?

I flat tow a Chevy Avalanche 4WD. Press 2H and 2L for 10 seconds, transfer case goes into neutral, steering is unlocked, place in park, shut it off and take the key out and lock the doors and it's good to go!
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Old 10-21-2014, 05:14 AM   #126
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We have towed a 2006 Honda CR-V for 55,000 without problems and will replace it with another when it goes to the granddaughter. As stated elsewhere... the 2015 HONDA CR-Vs CAN NOT BE TOWED. They are now using a different transmission.

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