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Old 07-15-2016, 03:47 PM   #101
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Old 07-31-2016, 06:09 PM   #102
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Yup a little early to head South for the winter but getting ready with a new towed Chevy 2016 Equinox. with Blue Ox tow bar . No more tow dolly.
Plus Sleep number bed and fan in Bathroom . cant wait.
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Old 08-01-2016, 09:46 AM   #103
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Looks great!
We are considering what to use to tow our Honda CRV. What did you not like about the dolly?
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Old 08-01-2016, 05:37 PM   #104
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Old 08-01-2016, 10:09 PM   #105
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We are considering what to use to tow our Honda CRV. What did you not like about the dolly?

What year is your CRV. We tow our 2014 (last year that can be towed 4 down) with a Blue Ox tow bar and base plate, SMI Stay-in Play supplemental brake system, and a RVi towed battery charger. I love it!
I opted against a dolly because it, to me, was too much of a hassle. Offload the vehicle, unhook dolly, find a place to put it (if your not in a pull through space).


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Old 08-02-2016, 06:38 AM   #106
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The tow dolly had to be move a round by hand to place in site spot or some parks you have to put in there storage area . plus the driving up on and unloading it. If you use tow dolly I would get a crank wheel for tongue to make it easier to moce a round by hand.
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What year is your CRV. We tow our 2014 (last year that can be towed 4 down) with a Blue Ox tow bar and base plate, SMI Stay-in Play supplemental brake system, and a RVi towed battery charger. I love it!
I opted against a dolly because it, to me, was too much of a hassle. Offload the vehicle, unhook dolly, find a place to put it (if your not in a pull through space).


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Thank you for responding! We have a 2014 CRV which we bought specifically for towing - but so far we have not put it to use. We have seen people trying to muscle their dollies around and it did not look very fun. However, we have also talked to two people whose car separated from the motorhome (not sure if the tow came with it or stayed attached to the motorhome). One said they had hit a particularly large pothole, and the other was blown a little over in the lane and the car hit some sand and shot off into the desert on its own. Do these seem right, or more like what an embarrassed driver would say instead of it wasn't hooked up right in the first place?
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Old 08-02-2016, 09:53 PM   #108
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The tow dolly had to be move a round by hand to place in site spot or some parks you have to put in there storage area . plus the driving up on and unloading it. If you use tow dolly I would get a crank wheel for tongue to make it easier to moce a round by hand.
Thank you so much for responding. Two folks have responded and both said the same thing which was (essentially) use a tow not a dolly!
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We tow the '13 CrV with the Blue Ox tow bars including the Blue Ox Patriot brake system. So far we have 4000 miles of trouble-free towing. We love how simple and quick it is to hook and unhook the car for four down towing. Plus having just travelled through the hills and mountains of the PA turnpike, I can say the FR3 has plenty of power to tow, even on elevation.
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Old 08-03-2016, 01:17 AM   #110
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Thank you for responding! We have a 2014 CRV which we bought specifically for towing - but so far we have not put it to use. We have seen people trying to muscle their dollies around and it did not look very fun. However, we have also talked to two people whose car separated from the motorhome (not sure if the tow came with it or stayed attached to the motorhome). One said they had hit a particularly large pothole, and the other was blown a little over in the lane and the car hit some sand and shot off into the desert on its own. Do these seem right, or more like what an embarrassed driver would say instead of it wasn't hooked up right in the first place?

Got to be honest with you. I've not heard of anything like this happening with a Blue Ox or a Roadmaster tow system. Anybody????
I have heard of instances with a ball hitch tow system.
But, like anything else, if improperly set up, problems could arise.


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