Dinghy Towing

Everything you need to know about dinghy towing, flat towing and recreational towing of a vehicle behind your motorhome

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2012 Scion xD: Affordable, Efficient Dinghy

The 2012 Scion xD is one simple, affordable dinghy. The diminutive four-door can be flat-towed with a manual transmission without those pesky mileage limitations.  No...
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Dinghy Towing Accessories

The research has been done, the financing aranged, the papers signed ... and that new dinghy vehicle is now sitting in your driveway. You’ve...
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Safe Dinghy Towing with Even Brake

Few of us who tow dinghy vehicles would complain that we have too much braking capability in view of the fact that the combined...
Dinghy Towing 101

The Right Stuff

A guide to tow bars and dinghy-braking systems designed to make towing convenient and trouble-free Tow Bars   Blue Ox The two heavy hitters in Blue Ox’s tow-bar...
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The Italian Job: Fiat Returns to the US

Fiat’s return to the U.S. market was met with as much trepidation as it was anticipation. Not merely because the company would be riding...
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Dinghy Towing: Aerio GS

Suzuki's Vitara and Grand Vitara SUVs have long been popular choices with motorhome owners because they are fun, lightweight and practical vehicles that can...
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Coach & Powertrain: Flat Tow Versus Dolly?

Like many of MotorHome’s readers, I have progressed through the usual camping route: tents, pop-up camper, a travel trailer and now a Class C...
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Dinghy Towing Fever

Towing a dinghy vehicle is more popular than ever. It almost looks strange to see a coach on the road without one. We left...
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Dinghy Towing Checklists

Take a tip from pilots and make a written checklist for dinghy towing. Note all of the necessary steps to prepare your vehicle for towing behind...
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Predeparture Checklists

Predeparture checklists are a must for serious RVers. Its all too easy to get distracted while preparing to leave on a motorhome road trip,...
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2019 Readers’ Choice Awards

The cream of the crop of all things motorhome, as voted by you, our readers We here at MotorHome pride ourselves on providing readers with...
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Dyna-MITE!

Dynamax’s 2020 DX3 Super C is a hit on the road and at the RV resort Size and power are the hallmarks of a...
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Gold Heat: Indications of a Warming Trend

Say “Goodbye” to extra blankets this winter and say “Hello” to Gold Heat mats Comfort takes many forms. A well-worn chair. A familiar meal....
Blue Ox Alpha 2 Tow Bar

Alpha 2 Tow Bar

  Blue Ox has upgraded the design of its popular Alpha dinghy tow bar. The new Alpha 2 is rated for vehicles up to 6,500...
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Dinghy Digest: Brake Time

Auxiliary braking systems provide safe and legal travel when towing a dinghy vehicle A dinghy vehicle towed behind a motorhome offers the freedom to travel...