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Old 10-30-2014, 09:42 PM   #21
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My first year with the MH I did not pull a toad. Used only rental companies that would pick me up at the campground. Worked great.

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Old 10-31-2014, 09:28 AM   #22
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What about public transportation closer to metro areas like Cherry Hill campsite in College Park md. that offers hourly shuttle service into DC or 2 campsites out side of downtown New Orleans, must be many others, just saying. Not much into the camping aspect as into sightseeing the larger metro areas.

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Old 11-01-2014, 02:10 PM   #23
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Wrangler Unlimited with Blue Ox setup and M & G Engineering brakes...easy hook up and disconnect, no boxes or brackets to mess with for the brakes. The Jeep makes a great toad....
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Old 11-01-2014, 06:05 PM   #24
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2014 jk 2 door, w/auto, blue ox base and bar, wireless patriot bake, brake buddy. 7 pin to 6 pin wiring. Pull behind a 2300 with a 4500 chassis. Works great, aka goatdog.
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Old 11-02-2014, 04:25 AM   #25
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Originally Posted by hockeytownmom View Post
I live in metro Detroit and public transportation is a foreign concept to us, so when we travel, it doesn't cross our mind. As for renting, you have to be close to a rental company and sometimes that's not possible. Mackinaw City, MI - no rental companies, for example or public transportation, unless you're going to the island. But going into the UP or further, nothing.

Two summers ago we camped about 45 minutes west of Marquette. Stopped at Marquette airport and rented a car for a week. Travelled the whole western half of the UP in the rental car, returning to camp each night. Most airports have car rental agencies. Mackinaw City has rental agencies that serve it--some a short distance away at Pellston airport.

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Old 11-02-2014, 10:37 AM   #26
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Chev. Malibu all wheels down auto tranny. No mods. Blue Ox base plate, Ready Brute tow bar with surge brake.
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Old 11-02-2014, 11:13 AM   #27
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Sure, but I don't travel through Pellston on my way to Mackinaw. It's just easier for us to tow.
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Old 11-02-2014, 04:35 PM   #28
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I tow a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee with blue ox base plate and roadmaster Blackhawk all terrain tow bar.

Tows very nice. I did increase the air pressure in the air bags to 75 psi from 60 psi. For some reason that made a difference going over bridges in the back and forth rocking.

So far towing has been very easy.

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Old 11-05-2014, 07:47 AM   #29
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2014 CRV behind our Class C. Complete Blue Ox setup including brakes. Wish now I had known about the braking systems you don't have to hookup all the time
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Old 11-09-2014, 09:47 PM   #30
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2013 Cherokee Trailhawk Jeep behind our 3050 motorhome. 4 wheels down and not as hard to get into as the Wangler. We towed this summer without any problems. Takes us about 10 minutes to connect the car to the motorhome - I usually do one side and my husband does the other side. I took pictures so we could remember where all the connections go, and was glad I did.

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