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Old 02-03-2015, 12:15 PM   #21
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With the brake regs and prices for tow bars, if I had a MH and a toad I would just buy a 2 axle car trailer with breaks and a loading winch (your friends will call you instead of AAA) at least mine would not to mention my kids. Just a thought with a trailer you can tow anything of legal weight, but will need to park it somewhere at home and camp.

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Old 02-03-2015, 09:26 PM   #22
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I'll check them out next month for a cost. I'll probably buy the parts and have them do the install. I'm pretty handy, but I really don't feel like tearing my car apart to do the install.

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Old 02-04-2015, 10:52 AM   #23
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They're not cheap MaltnHops but, like you, I didn't want to have to tear the front bumper, etc. off the front and do the modifications that need to be done. Peace of mind came to play here. I looked at a lot of supplemental brake systems on the market and decided on the SMI Stay-In-Play Duo because it's permanently installed under the hood with the on/off switch installed on the kick panel by the emergency brake.
You also might want to consider having a towed vehicle battery charger installed. RVi Brake has a 2 wire set up that only works when the towed vehicle is connected. No more dead batteries for me!
Good luck!
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Old 02-04-2015, 11:28 AM   #24
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Good to know. My Veloster is a push button start, not sure how the battery drain will affect on long trips. I'll look into that!

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Old 02-04-2015, 11:29 AM   #25
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Originally Posted by welder View Post
What model cars do you think are the best to flat tow.
I found this How to Tow a Two-wheel-drive Vehicle - HowStuffWorks , may help?
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Old 02-09-2015, 11:56 PM   #26
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