Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > Toads and Motorhome Related Towing
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 08-11-2015, 05:14 PM   #29
Senior Member
 
BrianGlenn's Avatar


 
Country Coach Owners Club
Join Date: Apr 2015
Location: Alberta
Posts: 912
Moderate offroad and comfort I favor the Jeep Grand Cherokee - I aspire to a newer model ecodiesel that can be flat towed (I understand some newer Jeep drive trains may not be able to be flat towed). The hemi jeep has tremendous power, but less economy compared to diesel.

More sever offroad I would favor the Jeep Wrangler - lots of mod possibilities.

My future toad thoughts are leaning towards a F150 ecoboost titanium, or equivalent.

My thoughts,
Brian
__________________

__________________
Towr: 2007 Country Coach Allure 470 - 37 Sunset Bay Cummins 400 ISL
Toad: 2016 F150 King Ranch - 3.5L EcoBoost 4x4 Supercrew (curb weight 4,775 lbs)
Toad: SOLD 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee (yes, it has a Hemi) (curb weight 4,720 lbs)
BrianGlenn is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 08-11-2015, 05:16 PM   #30
Junior Member
 
Curtster's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 18
Gotta read the manual!

Never mind... I found it. Page 235.

Curt
__________________

__________________
Curtster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2015, 05:22 PM   #31
Senior Member
 
greystroke's Avatar


 
Monaco Owners Club
Freightliner Owners Club
Holiday Rambler Owners Club
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Spring Hill, Florida
Posts: 1,150
Quote:
Originally Posted by Curtster View Post
So I recently purchased a 2014 CRV based on the 2014 Motorhome magazine "dinghy towing guide" and it talks about the procedure for towing the 14 model four down. The Honda manual is not so encouraging, however. Where is the towing procedure written?

Thanks,
Curt
Made a quick download of the manual and it is on page 235. "Towing your Vehicle"
__________________
98 Endeavor DP, ISB275
RX300, Falcon II hitch, BB Vantage Select
VMSpc, 2002 Grey Ford Powerstroke
TST 507 w/ 10 Sensors
greystroke is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2015, 08:12 PM   #32
Senior Member
 
LongDogRanch's Avatar
 
Newmar Owners Club
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Florida
Posts: 325
CRV was too small for us. Just our opinion. We owned a 2013 Jeep Wrangler Sport 2Dr. Traded it in. Couldn't really fit four comfortably and the ride was pretty harsh for us. (We previously owned a Cherokee, Grand Cherokee (they road well but mileage was just so so) and another earlier Wrangler that was also pretty rough. We thought the 2013 would ride better but it was still too much.) Currently tow a used 2011 GMC Terrain and feel we have finally found the best all around toad for our needs. Comfortable. Enough power. Easy to hook up. Overcame having to pull one fuse by installing a fuse shut-off switch. Have not had any issues draining the battery. Do not use a toad battery charging cable. Understand that the Chevy Equinox is similar in terms of comfort, power and ability to tow.
However, despite what we or others like be sure to get whatever seems to fit your needs best and makes you happy. Safe travels.
__________________
2013 Canyon Star 3940
2011 GMC Terrain SLT-2 toad
LongDogRanch is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2015, 08:30 PM   #33
Junior Member
 
CypressKat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Cypress, Texas
Posts: 6
We currently pull our 2011 Honda CR-V, with automatic transmission, on a Demco dolly. Thinking about pulling four-wheels down.

Will this model work? Any recommendations on a website where I can read about the modifications/equipment it will need?
__________________
CypressKat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2015, 08:53 PM   #34
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 264
We tow our 2011 CRV 4 wheel drive 4 wheels down. Look at your manuall, think info there. Just your normal tow things. We are auto also
__________________
brabono is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2015, 08:59 PM   #35
Senior Member
 
Mr_D's Avatar
 
Solo Rvers Club
iRV2 No Limits Club
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Vancouver, WA
Posts: 28,515
Yep, with the CR-V they were all towable four down up to the 2015 model when they went to the CV trans.
__________________
2009 45' Magna 630 w/Cummins ISX 650 HP/1950 Lbs Ft
Charter Good Sam Lifetime Member, FMCA, SKP
RV'ing since 1957, NRA Benefactor Life, towing '14 CR-V
Mr_D is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2015, 06:43 AM   #36
Junior Member
 
CypressKat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Cypress, Texas
Posts: 6
Thanks, guys! I found my manual online and it gave me some instructions.
__________________

__________________
CypressKat is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
toad



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Another Toad Front End Fire - Mine This Time :-( MN_Traveler Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 21 07-09-2015 10:44 AM
MH 7-pin Plug to Toad 7-pin Plug for Toad Lights?? 38Chevy454 Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 9 06-11-2015 08:31 AM
Getting Pushed Around By The Toad Percival6 Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 38 01-12-2015 06:42 PM
Comments/ suggestions for toad - final plans. n5pht Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 2 06-21-2014 01:19 AM
Some Thoughts On Auxiliary Toad Brakes wil01 Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 4 02-16-2014 01:01 PM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:18 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.