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Old 06-07-2017, 02:53 AM   #181
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Our tow car

2017 Windsport 35m, towing a 2013 Ford Fusion.
Master tow dolly.
Seems to be working good,, so far.
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Old 07-07-2017, 02:49 PM   #182
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2005 Jeep Liberty behind my 2016 Hurricane 35C... fortunately the used car dealer was out that day at auction and we dealt with his wife who threw in the baseplate install for free I just drop shipped it and they did everything.
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Old 07-07-2017, 02:53 PM   #183
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2005 Jeep Liberty behind my 2016 Hurricane 35C... fortunately the used car dealer was out that day at auction and we dealt with his wife who threw in the baseplate install for freeI just drop shipped it and they did everything.
Wow! Good deal!
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Old 07-07-2017, 03:28 PM   #184
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That was a very good deal. The local RV dealer quoted $1,200 to install the base plate and wiring harness on my Fiat 500C. I had a local auto-shop do the install for $900 which included some miscilaneous parts. eTrailer is going to install the break system after the eclipse in August. They will do the break system install for free, while they make a how to movie.
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Old 07-11-2018, 03:29 PM   #185
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Currently we tow my wife's Escape on an Acme Tow Dolly.

In the near future we may have a different vehicle to tow around (granted the camper isn't coming out of storage for at least another 3 months or so).


Is there any way to tow a Kia soul with automatic transmission
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Old 07-11-2018, 04:10 PM   #186
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Is there any way to tow a Kia soul with automatic transmission
What model year is it?

You can use the model year and look up your Kia in the towing guide found here. Note that the guides are for four-down towing, and not dolly towing.

Doing a quick search it looks like you can dolly tow it (an example search response is here).
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Old 07-11-2018, 04:31 PM   #187
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My Toad: doesn't get towed!
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Old 07-11-2018, 05:20 PM   #188
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We tow a Sentra SR Turbo 6 speed behind a 2018 Thor ACE 32.1. Blue Ox base plate and tow bar plus a Patriot braking system. Recently added the Protect a Tow for paint protection. Tows great and easy setup!
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Old 07-11-2018, 08:21 PM   #189
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2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee behind a 2015 Hurricane 32N. SMI Duo. Tows real good and about 3000 lbs. under max.


Total weight of coach and toad loaded is 23000 lbs.(scaled weight) The GCWR is 26000 lbs.
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Old 07-11-2018, 09:30 PM   #190
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I’m flat towing a Chevy Sonic as my dinghy.

Blue Ox with a brake controller under the hood. Tech at dealership wired things so car battery charges during tow. No need to pull a fuse when in tow.

Brakes activate on hills and needed stops but not when in stop and go traffic. Awesome system.

The Sonic is a small car that tows smooth and easy. Tracks well behind the RV.

Hook up or detachment a super easy 5 min exercise.
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Old 07-12-2018, 04:38 PM   #191
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2012 Honda CR-V EX-L AWD. I installed the baseplate and wiring myself. I owned the CR-V long before I owned an RV, and it met all my requirements for a toad -- room for kid and dogs, not too heavy, economical.


Blue Ox baseplate
Blue Ox Alpha tow bar
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Old 07-12-2018, 06:04 PM   #192
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Iím flat towing a Chevy Sonic as my dinghy.

Blue Ox with a brake controller under the hood. Tech at dealership wired things so car battery charges during tow. No need to pull a fuse when in tow.

Brakes activate on hills and needed stops but not when in stop and go traffic. Awesome system.

The Sonic is a small car that tows smooth and easy. Tracks well behind the RV.

Hook up or detachment a super easy 5 min exercise.
Does your brake controller require the key to be in ACC?

The purpose of pulling the fuse is to allow you to leave the transmission in N and turn off/remove the key since the Sonic does not have a steering wheel lock. I leave my DLIS fuse removed all the time.
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Old 07-12-2018, 06:45 PM   #193
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We tow a Dodge Ram 1500 with Blue Ox tow bars and an RVI Brake 3 set up. The steering wheel does not lock on the Ram trucks and I have a constant live feed into the rvi brake so the vehicle does not have to be kept on accessory.
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Old 07-12-2018, 07:22 PM   #194
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Old 08-27-2018, 07:37 PM   #195
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Have similar set up for 2017 Sonic sedan. Outstanding toad with lots of cargo flexibility. Just returned from 7K trip....only complaint, fuel fill is on opposite side compared to MH.
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Old 09-03-2018, 06:08 AM   #196
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Love Jeep

Just sold our old 2000 Wrangler and purchased a 2018 Jeep Wrangler Freedom Edition. Not used to the Automatic Transmission but the wife loves it. Happy wife Happy Life. Last pic is our old Toad.
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Old 09-03-2018, 02:11 PM   #197
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Just sold our old 2000 Wrangler and purchased a 2018 Jeep Wrangler Freedom Edition. Not used to the Automatic Transmission but the wife loves it. Happy wife Happy Life. Last pic is our old Toad.


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It a toad but we carry a pair of Tomos mopeds. Works for us. If we ever decide to full time or snowbird we may decide to tow our Ford Focus. I donít really want to tow though.
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Old 09-14-2018, 03:04 AM   #198
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Old 09-14-2018, 04:01 AM   #199
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Old 09-14-2018, 08:21 AM   #200
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Blue Ox and Road master are both good products. Road master is sold
by Camping World and Blue Ox by other shops.

I priced both and even with my Camping World Good Sam discount it
was Blue Ox $3100 and Road Master $5200 installed ..
Holy Crap-Poley...!!!!!
RoadMaster drawbar (Sterling receiver hitch),Baseplate ('06.5 Scion xB) and all the wiring...(no brake system)....
All in was $2300.00.......INSTALLED !!!! (by Roadmaster, Vancouver, WA factory..)
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