OUR TOWING SETUP
Just as with RVing, no “one size fits all” when it comes to towing solutions. And what works for us at any given time may be different to what works for you. Over the years, our setup has evolved to suit our changing needs. We started out towing a MINI Cooper Convertible on a tow dolly behind our Class A gas motorhome. We later switched to an older diesel Class A motorhome, flat towing a Jeep four down. Here you’ll find all of our towing related articles rounded up in one place. You can learn much more about towing for all kinds of vehicles (whether a motorhome or truck and trailer) in our online courses, specifically “Choosing the Right RV For You”.
This is a follow up post from our previous post and video about our recent experience with the infamous ‘Death Wobble’ that sometimes occurs when towing a car. Ours is a 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk. You can learn more about our hair raising experience with the wobble in our ‘Something is Really Wrong! Death Wobble Breakdown post and
Pulled over on the shoulder of a highway in New York, in the rain with fast moving traffic after just experiencing a horrible shaking and wobbling of our motorhome. Not the way we had hoped to celebrate the day on our 5th on the road anniversary. What happened? Our drive that day had landed us
In Part 2 of our 2 part blog/video series about 4-down flat towing, we discuss the different types of braking systems, as well as what specific braking solution we chose and why. We share some specific information about our toad which may help you be aware of any special needs of other towed vehicles you
Right after we announced the purchase of our new Jeep, we immediately began getting questions about how we tow it. Obviously, we weren’t going to be towing our Jeep with a tow dolly! In this blog post and accompanying video (Part 1 of a 2 part series) we discuss flat towing, also known as four-down (or
We left you with a cliffhanger in our last video, where we shared the news that we had decided to sell our MINI. You may have already seen our latest YouTube video, where we announced that we had bought a Jeep to tow behind our RV! In this blog post, we go into a lot more detail
Among the most common questions we get are how did we decide on what vehicle to tow behind our motorhome and why we did we choose a MINI? There are many reasons we specifically chose our Mini Cooper S Convertible, and while a MINI is definitely NOT for everyone, it’s a very fun car, and one
We’ve received SO many questions about our reasons for using a tow dolly, the advantages and disadvantages. It was high time we wrote a blog post about it instead of replying to individual emails each time! We’ve compiled the 21 most common questions we get about towing with a dolly versus 4 down and shared
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