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Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-22-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By Frankenfingr
Really just considering appropriate thrifty...

Really just considering appropriate thrifty hauler for under 3 tons of 6-7m TT with appropriate anti-sway WDH. Only like to hear from someone who's tried the vehicles I mentioned in my initial query....
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-20-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By Frankenfingr
New Diesel Pick-up Hauler?

Anyone using a GMC/Chev Colorado/Canyon 2.7L or Dodge Iveco 3L diesel to haul their TT? What's road manners (with appropriate WD/anti-sway) & the fuel economy like?
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-15-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,557
Posted By Frankenfingr
Transcontinental Treat!

Spent most of July, a month, travelling' the Trans Canada to Vancouver Is. and back. What a treat to drive my ML350 with TT....Up and down the Yellowhead / cocquihalla / Hwy5 passes @ a constant 100...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 05-22-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,557
Posted By Frankenfingr
Finally Got It Together & Setup

Just thought I'd post a 'sitrep' on my vehicle rationalization and set-up.
Decided to 'go outside the pay scale' as I acquired a used 2014 ML350 Bluetec. Installed an Andersen WDH and wireless brake...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-02-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,557
Posted By Frankenfingr
Once again Wireman1 I do appreciate you sharing...

Once again Wireman1 I do appreciate you sharing your experience with me. Along with the other requirements for a replacement vehicle to my car & pick-up, 'garagablility' is a consideration. My basic...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-01-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,557
Posted By Frankenfingr
Finally.......Thanks for your sharing "Wireman1"....

Finally.......Thanks for your sharing "Wireman1". Guess you've survived to date towing with a Jeep Grand Cherokee ........... How are the road manners WRT cross wind sheer and wind gusts? I'm...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-01-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,557
Posted By Frankenfingr
Was tempted by a diesel 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee...

Was tempted by a diesel 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland as they are far more 'value priced' compared to the Merc (ML350) equivalent which shares the same engine. I really don't see myself as a Merc...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 07-17-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,557
Posted By Frankenfingr
Guess I'll have to look elsewhere for the info I...

Guess I'll have to look elsewhere for the info I want...........
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 07-06-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,557
Posted By Frankenfingr
Check out the following...

Check out the following "https://youtu.be/Hmg3A5l9s0M" Is this misleading?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hmg3A5l9s0M
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 07-05-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,557
Posted By Frankenfingr
I feel I need to clarify my thinking on this....

I feel I need to clarify my thinking on this. I've indication experiences shared by folks with mid to slightly larger diesel 'European origin' V6, SUV's; the likes of MB ML350 & VW Tourage and...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 07-03-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,557
Posted By Frankenfingr
Parks: Not quite wheelchair person from time to...

Parks: Not quite wheelchair person from time to time. Any full sized pick-up or pick-up frame based large SUV definitely to high off of ground.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-03-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,388
Posted By Frankenfingr
My wife and I love it. Just right for 'us' after...

My wife and I love it. Just right for 'us' after camping numerous times during last summer's 'endless summer'. Looking forward to a 'travel odessy' - transcontinental...... Just looking for a...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 07-03-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,557
Posted By Frankenfingr
Dave: The vehicles you list aren't accessible...

Dave: The vehicles you list aren't accessible enough (floor pan to high) to meet our overall vehicle needs.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 07-03-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,557
Posted By Frankenfingr
'Cruzbill': There'd been a Jeep Cherokee...

'Cruzbill':
There'd been a Jeep Cherokee Overland (diesel) '13 available locally. When towing @ hwy speed 55mph or 100kmh what is the fuel economy like?
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 07-03-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,557
Posted By Frankenfingr
Want to Rationalize to One Vehicle to Include TT Towing

I've a Gulfstream Vista 19ERD that I currently tow with a basic '07 F150XL 4.2L V6. I'm looking at 'rationalizing' vehicle ownership down to one 5,000lb. towing capable SUV. My wife won't drive a...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-03-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,388
Posted By Frankenfingr
Thanks to everyone for their contribution. Ended...

Thanks to everyone for their contribution. Ended up getting a 2014 GS Vista 19ERD. Now looking at replacing to tow vehicle.
Forum: New Member Check-In 02-21-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,184
Posted By Frankenfingr
Just joined myself today. Looking to resume 'tow...

Just joined myself today. Looking to resume 'tow behind' trailerin' now with an entry level late model full size pick-up, and want thoughts on good, durable, lightweight kit.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 02-21-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,388
Posted By Frankenfingr
Consumer Reports Does Not Do RV's......

.....and this is one reason for this post. I'm interested in some unbiased information on 'hard side', non fifth wheel, 6 - 7 m long, travel trailers.
It was 20 years ago when we passed our 3 m,...
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