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Old 07-06-2012, 10:19 PM   #1
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I have been looking at a 2011 Surveyor SV251. We now have a Shadow Cruiser with a aerodynamic front. He is concerned that the more conventional front will be more difficult to tow. Any comments? Also, if someone has this unit, please let my know how you feel about your purchase...TIA
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Old 07-07-2012, 03:32 AM   #2
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I have been looking at a 2011 Surveyor SV251. We now have a Shadow Cruiser with a aerodynamic front. He is concerned that the more conventional front will be more difficult to tow. Any comments? Also, if someone has this unit, please let my know how you feel about your purchase...TIA
It will not make enough difference to be concerned.
I went from a 06 flagstaff tt to a 11 sabre 5er .
More frontal area
More weight (a lot more)
And longer

Fuel mileage stayed the same.
Towing was easier

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Old 07-07-2012, 03:42 AM   #3
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A barn door is a barn door.

Things that may affect the towing more than the particular shape of the front is the overall weight, length, weight distribution & hitch setup. All of these things can be considered and dealt with according to the tow vehicle you have.
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Old 07-07-2012, 07:45 AM   #4
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We went from a conventional flat front TT to our V-Nose and the difference is minimal at best.
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Old 07-07-2012, 01:36 PM   #5
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It probably won't be noticeable difference in towing, but it might cut the gas mileage down some. Whether even that's noticeable will depend on other factors as well. But if you like it, and want it, get it. And have fun!
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