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Old 04-20-2014, 02:03 PM   #1
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Location: Fayetteville, NC
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2014 Fiat TOAD on Sunseeker 2300 Chevy

I have my base plate installed, Blue Ox, and a Blue Ox Alpha tow bar purchased. I'm getting magnetic tow lights but not using them on the outside, I plan to mount them to the back shelf of the Fiat. I've read lots about magnetic lights falling off. I measured the difference in height between the RV Receiver and the base plate. It is only 3" and therefore I don't think I will need a drop receiver. The Fiat weight is under 2500 lbs. so I didn't get supplemental brakes.

Any comments, concerns, or suggestions before I head out on my first trip with the toad?

First RV was a 1968 Nimrod popup
Second RV is a 2012 Sunseeker 2300
nights camped 2011: 42
nights camped 2012: 48
nights camped 2013: 40
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Old 04-25-2014, 04:43 PM   #2
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just one concern. Weight is only one concern but the real driver of a supplemental brake system is the legal requirements. Many of the states you may travel through might require a system and while it won't matter when there is no problem it could become huge after an accident with both the law and your insurance company. I would reconsider that.
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