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Old 10-10-2011, 10:23 PM   #57
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We've towed a '05 Honda Odyssey on both a dolly and four down. Frankly hook up time is about the same as well as is the "work". Especially if you have removed the removable brackets between times.
Cost for the towbar, brackets, brake system and wiring was about $2,200 and the dolly was just under $2,300. RoadMaster did the install for free as they needed a '05 Ody for fitting. I did the wiring and brake install.
I like not having to stow the dolly, but it's a folding (Demco KK-460) so it doesn't take as much room. Also, I worry about CV joint, transmission, battery running down and brake damage on the Ody when towing four down, no such worries on the dolly, plus I can easily tow other cars without the expense of another bracket set and brake setup.
I also have to be more careful when towing four down as the Ody cuts the corner and I have to leave more room, the dolly follows the MH much better since the wheels steer.
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Old 10-11-2011, 12:02 AM   #58
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2008 Chrysler Aspine all wheel dr with blue ox
I own an Aspen. What did you have to do to it to make it towable?
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Jeep wrangler, tows great goes where I want. Though Jeep wranglers are not for everybody.
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Boogieman, you can go to remcotowing.com and put in your vehicle. It will tell you what you need to do to tow it. Scroll down about half way on the home page and you'll see a link for there "online vehicle chart". If you have questions you could also call or email them. Hope this helps.
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Old 10-11-2011, 05:46 AM   #61
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We pull a 2010 FWD GMC Acadia with all 4 down it takes about 3 mins for hook up and the same to unhook. If you ask me 4 down is the way to go.
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Boogieman ask:
I own an Aspen. What did you have to do to it to make it towable?

Ours has a neutral button that disconnects the diff. DW leaves it in 2wheel dr (It must have 4wheel drive capabilites to do this )Hope I have helped
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we tow a 1990 jeep cherokee...no mods, towed 2500 miles this summer no problems!
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Old 10-11-2011, 09:24 AM   #65
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Just returned from a 2700 mile trip towing a 2011 Suzuki SX4 AWD with 6 speed manul trans. It towed perfectly.
My whole towing setup cost about $1600 as follows.
Demco bar on car $340 - I installed it myself in about 3 hours.
Drop hitch for motorhome $50
Tow arms with surge brake $1000
Rear light kit $35
Rear mud flap on motorhome $90

I installed the light kit & cable for the surge brake myself also.
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Towing 2009 Explorer, dealer installed neutral tow kit.
90% of class A owners that tow, go with 4 down.
Simpler, easier, and generally less expensive.
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Boogieman, you can go to remcotowing.com and put in your vehicle. It will tell you what you need to do to tow it. Scroll down about half way on the home page and you'll see a link for there "online vehicle chart". If you have questions you could also call or email them. Hope this helps.
Thanks for that. Good info there for sure.
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We tow 2011 GMC Sierra crew cab with Harley in the bed. Also have the option of 06 Jeep wrangler Rubicon, depending on what we choose to do when we get there!
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2007 Chevy Malibu Maxx. Key to acc, shift to nuetral, flip switch ( Switched in-line "IGN Sensor" 2 amp fuse ) and go. Toad 20k miles and once 5 days straight never a problem .

Roadmaster Falcon 2 tow bar.

I also use a "brake Buddy" for that "OH SH** moment when you don't see the red light until it is almost too late. If it saves me one accident it was worth the $400 dollars (used) I paid for it.

Check prices at Etrailer.com for tow brackets, tow bars and wiring. Lowest prices I could find. Good how-to installation videos too.
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