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Old 09-29-2018, 10:06 AM   #99
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$6000 wow

Get a price on the same items from camping world including install cost. Also get price from etrailer.com for all the components. They also do install but may not be located conveniently to you. They have videos by car model so you can see how difficult it is to diy if youíre up to it. The dealer price is high for 2 reasons1) they charge $125+/hr for labor and 2) they mark up the components by +20% what they buy for. Their people are NOT trained to do this specific work so it takes them longer than a Camping world or rev dealer type of tech. Essentially they are learning on your rig and may never do it again for a long time.
Personally I would have camping world install before I would have dealer and I donít like CW!!
BTW I bought all me parts from etrailer.com and installed my self . Took me about 6 to 7 hrs and a couple of trips to HD for small parts/ fastener.
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Old 09-29-2018, 01:28 PM   #100
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I paid $4300 for Blue Ox tow bar and tow set up on my Jeep Cherokee including the Rvi3 braking system.
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Old 09-29-2018, 08:52 PM   #101
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Cost us $2,500 to have our Hummer H3 setup to tow. That was in Lake Havasu AZ a couple of years ago. That included our Blue Ox 10,000 tow hitch.
Sounds like the dealer is ripping you off!!
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Old 09-29-2018, 08:54 PM   #102
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Get a price on the same items from camping world including install cost. Also get price from etrailer.com for all the components. They also do install but may not be located conveniently to you. They have videos by car model so you can see how difficult it is to diy if youíre up to it. The dealer price is high for 2 reasons1) they charge $125+/hr for labor and 2) they mark up the components by +20% what they buy for. Their people are NOT trained to do this specific work so it takes them longer than a Camping world or rev dealer type of tech. Essentially they are learning on your rig and may never do it again for a long time.
Personally I would have camping world install before I would have dealer and I donít like CW!!
BTW I bought all me parts from etrailer.com and installed my self . Took me about 6 to 7 hrs and a couple of trips to HD for small parts/ fastener.

Not no. but hell no.. Camping world is awful.
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Old 09-29-2018, 10:49 PM   #103
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How much for a dolly?

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Behind our 1997 Ford CF8000 cabover housetruck, we tow a 1991.5 Dodge 3/4-ton pickup. The 4x4 transfer-case shifts into neutral, the ignition key is in the first position to unlock the steering column.

I installed towing lights in the rear of the canopy, and a trailer-type 4-wire cable handles that duty.

I found the hitch at a wrecking yard; the chains are 3/8-inch rated at 7600-pounds.

Cost == about US$62 (sixty-two) in 2003.
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Old 09-30-2018, 12:09 PM   #104
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Had my Honda CRV set up for $4000.00 at Camping World. Roadmaster All Terrain Falcon, Invisibrake, 6 inch drop receiver and all necessary wiring including battery bypass.
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I did my CRV at Camping World it was under 3k. Check tow rules if you have a large rig e.g diesel you may not need the braking system
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Old 09-30-2018, 04:11 PM   #106
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I did my CRV at Camping World it was under 3k. Check tow rules if you have a large rig e.g diesel you may not need the braking system


Towing rules are based on weight of Toad and state specific on whether you need braking system in Toad.

Completely independent of what you are towing with.
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Old 10-10-2018, 09:56 PM   #107
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I had mine done as part of the purchase deal. Labor and parts came to about 5K. I went back into the shop to see what they had to do to install the plate and came to the conclusion that it was worth it since I value my time. Two years using the setup and no problems. We are on the road 10 of 12 months.
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