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Old 05-17-2012, 03:44 PM   #1
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Best tow vehicle?

I'm looking at the Eddie Bower (27') model. What do you recommend for towing. Is a suburban adequate or do i need a truck?
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Hello jamesbjp and welcome to the forums. You've asked a question that does not have a single/simple answer. You're likely to receive several useful responses with a wide range of TV's discussed.

Be sure to use the "search" feature and you'll find plenty of discussion on the topic of tow vehicles.

We tow a 29' with a GMC 2500 Suburban and we are very happy. I'm sure there are any number of vehicles that would suit us just fine.

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A suburban is a truck and it will be fine.
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Don't listen to any of these other guys, the Suburban 2500 with a tow package is the best tow vehicle you could buy. Good for hauling the kids/grandkids, Home Depot stuff, etc. I haul a 34 Avion with no sweat.
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Don't listen to any of these other guys, the Suburban 2500 with a tow package is the best tow vehicle you could buy. Good for hauling the kids/grandkids, Home Depot stuff, etc. I haul a 34 Avion with no sweat.
I 2nd that.
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I'm looking at the Eddie Bower (27') model. What do you recommend for towing. Is a suburban adequate or do i need a truck?


Mine is the best toe'r....no question.

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Old 05-17-2012, 06:50 PM   #8
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A 3/4 ton is nice because it usually is already kitted our for towing. Any modern 1/2 ton or similar SUV with the right package will be capable of towing it though. If you are going to actually load it up heavy and tow great distances, you might want to do the math and see if diesel would be a better investment...
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There are so many options. I prefer the Diesel engine for hauling, but there are some really good gasoline engines that do just fine. They just don't get the same mileage.
I pull my 34' Avion with a Ford Diesel and I used to pull it with a Dodge (Cummins) engine. Both do great, but the old Cummins got better mileage.
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