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Old 01-04-2016, 10:09 AM   #1
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Hi everyone,
I am a new RV owner, 2016 Areo-lite 26ft. I need to ask a few questions regarding towing. I've camped most of my life in various RVs. So, I am not completely new to it. However, I am a recent Widow & my husband always took care of the towing and setting up.
I have a Chev 150 pickup and a Tahoe V8. Not sure which one to pull my camper with. This is a 2016 Areo-Lite built on an aluminum frame. Can someone advise which vehicle I should set up for towing? Also, do I need swag bars alone or should I invest in Equalizer/sway bar combo?
Thanks everyone, looking so forward to a new year camping and new beginning.
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I'm certain those with experience in the area will chime in ....
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Hi there AC,
I'm a newbie in the Class A realm. I've towd a lot of things. I think maybe though you should go back to the dealer for help in that answer you want.
If no dealer then I guess you really need to do some internet searching on the tongue weight ratio. I know it probably has to be a bit heavier to pay off with a load balancing hitch. If you get the load balancing hitch generally it will make it all ride level and smother as you are sharing the load back and forth.
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Welcome! I think PorterC is right. Your dealer should be able to assist with correct hitch set-up for your vehicle. They do this everyday. Happy New Year!
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