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Old 07-06-2022, 03:25 PM   #1
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Hello,
we have been camping a lot in tents and in our 4Runner. We got a second dog and, along with getting old, cannot really pull off sleeping in the back of the SUV.
We just picked up a Rockwood 1940LTD yesterday. Our first trailer. Did my homework on quality, price, layout, towing, and figured that is the best for us, at least for now.
The 4Runner pulls it like a champ, i won't bother with a brake controller or weight distribution hitch.
We are limited by the weight and size of it as we will be pulling this year with a Tesla Model Y. I know it will kill the range, but we are ready to cope with that. The biggest killer is air drag, not weight.
The dogs both love it !
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Old 07-06-2022, 03:48 PM   #2
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Welcome from your neighbor in Upstate NY. Tons of great info here!
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Old 07-06-2022, 03:55 PM   #3
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Welcome from Wisconsin. Congrats and enjoy your Rockwood 1940LTD.
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Old 07-06-2022, 04:26 PM   #4
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The 4Runner pulls it like a champ, i won't bother with a brake controller or weight distribution hitch.
Welcome to the forum!

No brake controller? Is that not required in Canada? Sounds a bit dangerous to me.
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Old 07-06-2022, 04:43 PM   #5
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No brake controller? Is that not required in Canada? Sounds a bit dangerous to me.
It seems I am ok:

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Trailer or semi-trailer - Every trailer or semi-trailer having a gross weight of 1,360 kilograms (3,000 lbs) or more shall be equipped with brakes adequate to stop and to hold the vehicle.

The 1940LTD is 1608lb.
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