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Old 03-07-2012, 09:32 AM   #1
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Towing with a Class C

Hello all...we are in the final stages of completing he setup of our NTU Fleetwood Jamboree. We will be towing my Honda Element AWD 4 up on a flatbed.
My question is not so much about towing as backing. I have added a backup camera and am okay at backing a trailer....BUT...with the collective knowledge of this board I was hoping there might be some tips or tricks specifically related to backing with a MH......

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Old 03-07-2012, 09:41 AM   #2
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Paul, Welcome to the forum. You should avoid any situations that would require you to back up. Mostly when stopping for fuel, you can get into some tight places. Since you will be towing with a trailer, you can back up, but it may not be in a place where it's as easy as an all open area.

When we flat tow, there isn't an option. No backing up, so you do have a little advantage.
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Thanks, John.....I'm looking at the occasional place where we would be stopping with no pull-through option. I would not even dream of trying that in a gas line or the like......
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Paul, The only disadvantage you have is storing the trailer when you get to your final destination...
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Paul,
When I had my 28' class A, I pulled an 18' flatbed trailer, probably around 15,000 miles maybe more. had those little marker poles on the back of the trailer so I could tell where it was, also had marker lights on the side of the fenders, so i could see where the trailer was a night in the mirrors. no backup camera, and no problem using the mirrors to see. I used axle straps to hook the tie down straps to, and criss crossed the back ones. this let the vehile ride on its own suspension. If you have any questions PM me.
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