View Poll Results: style of tow vehicle
Pickup truck (all tonnage) 249 53.43%
Large SUV (Suburban - Expedition - Excursion) 104 22.32%
Med SUV (Yukon - Tahoe) 28 6.01%
Reg SUV (Explorer - Blazer - Pathfinder) 37 7.94%
Full-size van 27 5.79%
Med-size van 4 0.86%
Mini van 6 1.29%
Sedan 8 1.72%
Station Wagon 3 0.64%
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Old 11-25-2003, 02:26 PM   #15
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I will be towing with my 1957 imperial
I just had to buy an airstream an old 50's car with fins and the sice of an aircraftcarrier is NOT looking good with a 12 ft european trailor behind it

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Old 12-18-2003, 06:38 PM   #16
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Tow vehicle ....

My present tow vehicle is an Airstream B-190

Ford 1 ton chassis with 460 cu. in (7.5 liter) motor.

Lots of power and very comfortable except in a strong cross wind.


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Old 05-24-2004, 06:48 AM   #17
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I tow with what many people use as a towed, a Jeep Grand Cherokee. It is a 99 with V-8 and towing package. Trailer is a 2002 25ft Safari C. With real LT tires on the Cherokee, it tows fine. Fuel mileage is 10-11 when towing, and up to 20 solo. If I could tow with something smaller, I would.
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Old 08-19-2004, 11:02 PM   #18
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Towing my 75 Trade Wind with a dark blue and chrome Cadillac brings the old folks out at some of the parks at which I stop. Nostalgia, I guess. They say its like the old days when the sedans were big enough to handle the job. The car looks good with the airstream too.

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Old 08-31-2004, 09:20 AM   #19
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We tow our 2004 16ft ccd Bambi with a 2003 Chev. S10. With the 4.3v6-auto this is a perfect match for us. While I haven't tryed it I think this truck would handle a 19ft. The S10 is a thing of the past now replaced with the "Colorado " and an inline 5 cylinder. Would be interested in hearing how it does with a small trailer. --Pieman
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Old 07-22-2005, 08:19 PM   #20
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2006 safari 25, 2005 Toyota Tundra Doublecab v/8. Ricky
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Old 07-22-2005, 10:32 PM   #21
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2004 Nissan Armada - Larger than a Tahoe, Smaller than a Suburban. Awsome power!

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Old 07-23-2005, 10:13 AM   #22
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Rare one-ton lwb 1993 Dodge Dakota with trailer towing package and HD transmission. 1,800 miles for so far, but I'm looking at preparing an old beast of an '76 Chevy "Big 10" to tow with. They should look good together.
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Old 07-23-2005, 11:17 AM   #23
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I tow with a 1995 F 250 4x4, 460 cid, 3.55 rear end and E4OD Transmission. It has all the options you'll ever want, plus some you may not want, on a truck. I have had no problems so far. I am very happy with my rig ! It just turned 100k. It is also my daily driver. Since I am a homeowner, a pickup is a must have.

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Old 07-23-2005, 03:26 PM   #24
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another vote for 2500 Burb

We really love our 2500 Suburban. The factory trailer mirrors are great. I went with the 3.73 rear gear. As for hitches we went with the Hensley Arrow.
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Old 08-07-2005, 08:37 PM   #25
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I use my old stationwagon to tow my AS. I have a 2002 Chevrolet Trail Blazer with the new inline 6, 275 HP. I do not like it. The engine in noisy, actually the whole unit is noisy. It does tow the trailer fine (1951 21' Flying Cloud) but does not have near the torque or handle as nicely as the wagon. But the big killer for me with the Trail Blazer is the rattle the engine makes. If it were the wagon making that sound I'd be rebuilding the engine. I can't imagine how noisy the blazer would be pulling a load up some of the moutain passes we haul over with the wagon. Barry

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