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Old 06-09-2019, 12:26 PM   #15
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1. What's your F53's year/make/model? 2000 Residency 3790

2. What's your F53's length? 37' 8"

3. What's your F53's typical weight? 21.230 lbs

4. What toad do you tow? 2003 Suzuki XL 7

5. Flat/dolly/trailer/etc.? Flat - 4 down

6. Any notes/trouble/solutions with your toad? None
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Old 06-09-2019, 12:59 PM   #16
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1. What's your F53's year/make/model? 2015 ACE 29.3
2. What's your F53's length? 30'
3. What's your F53's typical weight? under 15000 without water
4. What toad do you tow? Readybrute elite tow bar and braking system
Flat tow the following:
2014 CRV (light and most of the time we tow this for gas economy)
2017 Wrangler unlimited ( heavy) Currie baseplate
2000 Wrangler TJ (my toy) blue ox baseplate
1995 Wrangler YJ (her toy) blue ox connectors on the bumper
2002 dodge dakota quad cab (heavy) RIP
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Old 06-11-2019, 08:51 PM   #17
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Sorting out some issues that come with being new to the Class A world. I started F53 32' Towing Outlook? with some questions that got some answers.

Then it occurred to me: Everyone until the end of time might want some idea what toads folks are towing with their F53 . . . for perspective, for ideas, for troubleshooting, etc.

I looked around a bit and haven't found a thread like this here so:

1. What's your F53's year/make/model?
2. What's your F53's length?
3. What's your F53's typical weight?
4. What toad do you tow?
5. Flat/dolly/trailer/etc.?
6. Any notes/trouble/solutions with your toad?

(If there is a thread like this already out there, please post a link)

Thanks in advance all who participate!
1. What's your F53's year/make/model? 2003 Holiday Rambler Vacationer

2. What's your F53's length? 34' 10"

3. What's your F53's typical weight? 24,000

4. What toad do you tow? 2014 Ford Escape

5. Flat/dolly/trailer/etc.? Master Tow Dolly

6. Any notes/trouble/solutions with your toad? Nothing so far
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Old 06-14-2019, 12:44 PM   #18
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Sorting out some issues that come with being new to the Class A world. I started F53 32' Towing Outlook? with some questions that got some answers.

Then it occurred to me: Everyone until the end of time might want some idea what toads folks are towing with their F53 . . . for perspective, for ideas, for troubleshooting, etc.

I looked around a bit and haven't found a thread like this here so:

1. What's your F53's year/make/model?
2019 Tiffin 32SA Open Road

2. What's your F53's length?
Length is 34 ft

3. What's your F53's typical weight?
24K +

4. What toad do you tow?
2017 Jeep Sahara Unlimited approx 4500 lbs.

5. Flat/dolly/trailer/etc.?
Flat

6. Any notes/trouble/solutions with your toad?
Blue Ox Tow bar and bracket, SMI Stay and Play auxiliary breaking system.


(If there is a thread like this already out there, please post a link)

Thanks in advance all who participate!

The Jeeps are hard to beat as a tow vehicle. Slide transmission in neutral, put trans axle shift in neutral, push gear shift to park, roll away. KISS...


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Old 06-14-2019, 12:57 PM   #19
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We had a 2003 Jeep Liberty we pulled behind a 2009 Thor Hurricane 29 footer. Did ok. Jeep was pretty heavy.
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Old 06-14-2019, 02:06 PM   #20
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1. What's your F53's year/make/model? 2017 Newmar Canyon Star

2. What's your F53's length? 40'
3. What's your F53's typical weight? 26,000
4. What toad do you tow? 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL Sport 2 Door
5. Flat/dolly/trailer/etc.? Flat tow
6. Any notes/trouble/solutions with your toad? We added a Rock Hard Bumper and Base plate. This has been great.
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Old 06-14-2019, 02:34 PM   #21
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Old 06-14-2019, 03:43 PM   #22
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Tow a 2010 honda crv. Total weight is about 3200# I believe
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Old 06-17-2019, 06:08 AM   #23
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F53’s year/make/model. 2017 Newmar Canyon Star 3513
Length. 36’
Weight. GVW 24300 lbs. (26k.chassis)
Tow vehicle. 2017 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L V6, weight 4000 lbs.
Type of tow. Flat
+/- 7000 miles towing no problems to date. Tows great and is a comfortable vehicle. Blue Ox tow bar, base plate, wiring. Duo stay-n-play brake system
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Old 06-17-2019, 02:34 PM   #24
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1. What's your F53's year/make/model? 2016 Newmar Canyon Star 3911 (wheelchair model)
2. What's your F53's length? 40 ft
3. What's your F53's typical weight? 26 K class
4. What toad do you tow? 2013 Jeep, 4 dr Sahara unlimited auto tranny
5. Flat/dolly/trailer/etc.? Flat tow
6. Any notes/trouble/solutions with your toad? Follows very well. transfer in neutral transmission in Park. Has no steering lock. It is heavy
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Old 06-18-2019, 11:56 AM   #25
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1. What's your F53's year/make/model? 2019 Georgetown GT5 31R5 (2018 F53)
2. What's your F53's length? 35'
3. What's your F53's typical weight? 9.2 Tons
4. What toad do you tow? 2018 Chevrolet Spark
5. Flat/dolly/trailer/etc.? 4-down
6. Any notes/trouble/solutions with your toad?

We got our Spark to tow behind our much-more limited Sprinter-based motorhome but sold that and got the Georgetown. The G-town doesn't even really know the 2300 lb. Spark is back there. It was easy to set the Spark up though we did have to add a Roadmaster battery disconnect since Chevy changed the towing rules for the Spark after we bought due to an issue with the stability control system. Even so, it was the cheapest car on the market and rides surprisingly well for a small car. Very happy with it.
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1. What's your F53's year/make/model? 2019 Georgetown GT5 31R5 (2018 F53)
2. What's your F53's length? 35'
3. What's your F53's typical weight? 9.2 Tons
4. What toad do you tow? 2018 Chevrolet Spark
5. Flat/dolly/trailer/etc.? 4-down
6. Any notes/trouble/solutions with your toad?

We got our Spark to tow behind our much-more limited Sprinter-based motorhome but sold that and got the Georgetown. The G-town doesn't even really know the 2300 lb. Spark is back there. It was easy to set the Spark up though we did have to add a Roadmaster battery disconnect since Chevy changed the towing rules for the Spark after we bought due to an issue with the stability control system. Even so, it was the cheapest car on the market and rides surprisingly well for a small car. Very happy with it.
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Old 06-18-2019, 12:40 PM   #27
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2017 Winnebago Vista 31BE
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17,500. (18k chassis)
2013 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
NSA ReadyBrute Elite

We just did our first tow, 15 days and 3,200 miles. It towed like a dream
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Old 06-18-2019, 08:11 PM   #28
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1. What's your F53's year/make/model?
2. What's your F53's length?
3. What's your F53's typical weight?
4. What toad do you tow?
5. Flat/dolly/trailer/etc.?
6. Any notes/trouble/solutions with your toad?
2016 Tiffin Open Road 36LA
36' length
GCWR is 30K#
2014 Cadillac SRX, Flat towed

No one is going to buy an SRX as a tow vehicle, but if you already have one like we did, it's a great tow vehicle, if a bit heavy. Keeps us from having to have a separate vehicle for towing, as it's my wife's regular vehicle.

We use a Towmaster Sterling All-Terrain tow bar with an SMI Stay-in Play Duo braking system. Couldn't be happier with how it's all performed over 3-1/2 years.
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