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Old 03-28-2015, 08:42 PM   #1
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wolf pups pro and cons

Looking to buy 17fq, how do you like them. I would be pulling with 2010 Ford escape, any one pulling with one?? Comments much needed..Thanks

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Old 04-03-2015, 01:21 PM   #2
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Do you mean the Wolf Pup 16FQ? The web site gives the base weight as 2686 lb. Add a battery, propane and some water/waste in your tanks, and you'll be around 3,000 lb before you add your food, clothing and stuff. The towing limit for your Escape is 3,500 lb. That leaves a negligible margin. You will be struggling severely on uphill climbs. Most people will say you need a margin of 10 to 20% to operate safely and comfortably. You really need a vehicle with a 4,000 - 5,000 lb towing capability.
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