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Old 01-09-2015, 05:52 PM   #11
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You can add a pump to some automatics which allows them to be flat-towed, when they otherwise can't from the factory.
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Old 01-09-2015, 06:37 PM   #12
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I just bought my 3rd Honda and flat towed all three...The 1st two were towed over 60 K miles each and had over 150,000 miles none recorded while towing...This time
I had to buy a 2013 Fit because automatic transmission are no longer okay to tow
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Old 01-09-2015, 06:44 PM   #13
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We tow a 2006 Honda CRV on a dolly and it couldn't be any easier. The dolly is very light and even though I have braces on both legs, I can move it anywhere. I store it underneath my Georgetown XL. I'm not sure about the Samurai. Its extremely small for the driving we do after we park the motor home. I guess as long as you feel comfortable on the roads you travel in it, it would be fine. We always seem to end up on a freeway. As far as towing it, you wouldn't even know it was there. The CRV is the same. I never know its back there. I have even backed up a couple of times and as long as you don't go far and travel slowly, it backs up fine.
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Old 01-14-2015, 10:35 PM   #14
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Newer Ford F-150's offer a flat tow feature from the factory. You will be a little over on your 5000 lbs weight limit but flat towing in my opinion is less stressful on your motorhome. Virtually no tongue weight. I use a Blue Ox tow system and as long as you have everything leveled correctly, you don't know its back there. The braking system is also very easy to install and works great.
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For most, using a full-sized truck as a toad is overkill. All they need is something to grab groceries and visit the local sites.
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Good point. My dad always said he didn't know why I chose to kill ants with a sledge hammer when pesticide spray works just fine.
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Old 01-15-2015, 12:08 PM   #17
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You can add a pump to some automatics which allows them to be flat-towed, when they otherwise can't from the factory.
Good point. Link to system:

http://www.remcoindustries.com/Towin...ubePumpKit.php

Store : Remco
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