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Old 05-21-2015, 03:15 PM   #1
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Micro Lite 19FD Tows Beautifully

We picked up our Micro Lite 19FD from ExploreUSA in Wills Point Tx and headed to Quadalupe River State Park.
I was concerned to go this far not knowing if I needed a WDH or sway control. But my salesman Mike Cotter told me it should be fine. So we headed out and it pulls so smooth down the road and I never had a problem with sway or bounce 350 miles later we made it to the camp ground and set up before the weekenders fill up the camp😎.

So if you are wondering if if you have any tow experience with a Micro Lite I would love to hear from your experience.

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Old 05-21-2015, 03:28 PM   #2
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What are you towing with? Towing without some form of sway control is a bit of a crap-shoot. It is when you need to make a fast maneuver or have high cross winds that you may need the sway control.
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Old 05-22-2015, 02:31 PM   #3
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Thanks, I am towing with a 2002 GMC SIERRA 1500 EXT CAB 4X4.
My dealer wanted 600.00 dollars from an E2 Hitch, I found the same hitch in Amazon for 239.00 free delivery.
So you recommend a sway control for long hauling what about 30 to 60 miles?
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You may be OK I towed my popup without sway control with a Volvo V70 and a minivan with no problems. The Vibe 6501 I have now I have only towed with an E2 that the dealer included with the trailer.
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My 1905 pulls great, I'm pulling with Durango Hemi, I use sway and WD. I won't take a chance. Don't even know it's there. Pulls smooth. Love ours. (Same as 19) have fun



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Old 05-23-2015, 02:32 PM   #6
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Need sway control in the wind. We use an equalizer. Works great.
I took a short trip without it and was surprised how much I missed it.
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I am considering a 19FD but one concern is when the murphy bed is down, do you have enough room to exit the trailer from the entrance door in case of emergency? Also, what is the load capacity of the bunk over the booth dinette. Looks like it is designed just for small children. Any pros and cons for the 19FB are appreciated before I make a decision.
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Micro Lite 19FD Tows Beautifully

I can get in and out of Door. Someone larger might have a problem. My 17 yr old son had been on bunk. My 12 yr old is mostly on it. I can't remember what the forest river person told me on weight limit, but is was more then I expected. We ultimately bought it for us. Kids will not want to camp as often as they get older and get jobs. Opposite of door is emergency window.




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Since the 19FB is a single axle, is there anything I should be concerned about other than weight capacity?
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