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Old 06-22-2011, 09:55 AM   #11
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I would put heavier tires on tow vehicle. Standard tires are 2 ply side walls. Even with an equalizing hitch you can get side wall shimmy. Feels like trailer sway which is an uneasy feeling.
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Old 06-22-2011, 12:25 PM   #12
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you'll be fine pulling the Roo 19. but i strongly suggest getting a WDH with built-in sway control, over the more inferior friction bar Husky your dealer is trying to sell you. unless it's the Centerline model, which apparently has the built-in sway control.
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Old 06-22-2011, 08:57 PM   #13
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Thanks everyone. I insisted on the equalizer, with extra cost to me. What kind of tires are you referring to? Do I need an additional transmission cooler?
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Old 06-22-2011, 09:41 PM   #14
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Thanks everyone. I insisted on the equalizer, with extra cost to me. What kind of tires are you referring to? Do I need an additional transmission cooler?
should get LT tires and if you have the factory tow package, it should have came with a tranny cooler, along with the Class III/IV receiver, pre-wiring for a brake controller and a 7-pin connector.
if you don't have all of those, then your TV can't tow that max amount.

you didn't mention brake controller. is the dealer trying to sell you a inferior one? Prodigy is the top selling BC.
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Old 06-22-2011, 09:47 PM   #15
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In the UK, you could legally tow that thing with a VW Passat TDi. There was a fascinating piece in last Saturday's Daily Telegraph (www.dailytelegraph.co.uk) about the "Best tow vehicles" for 2011.

For a 3100 pound TT, the Ford Focus was the winner! Different strokes for different folks!
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Old 06-22-2011, 10:33 PM   #16
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Just bought a 2006 FOREST RIVER Rockwood 2701SS

Will my 2006 Honda Ridgeline tow this trailer.
Also first time using a forum. Don't know if I'm doing this right.
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Old 06-22-2011, 11:07 PM   #17
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Even some LT tires are 2 ply side walls. I have 2 ply side 4 ply tread and can feel rear end shimmy Look for at least 4 ply side wall. I agree with a Prodigy brake controller. Simple to install but takes a bit of time.
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Old 06-22-2011, 11:38 PM   #18
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Will my 2006 Honda Ridgeline tow this trailer.
Also first time using a forum. Don't know if I'm doing this right.
first, if you're asking about the 2006 FOREST RIVER Rockwood 2701SS mentioned above your post, the answer is NO WAY!!!!!
i hope you're kidding. and i hope you aren't a Troll, looking to stir things up.

second, no, you posted this in the Expandable/Hybrid section and under the Roo sub-section.
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