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Have any Gurus checked this out? It seems to me that the high tongue weight could be a problem....
1993 Newell 45' 8V92,towing an Imperial open trailer. FMCA#232958 '67 Airstream Overlander 27' '67GTO,'76TransAm,'52Chevy panel, 2000 Corvette "Lingenfelter"modified, '13 Grand Cherokee.
The concept is great BUT I would think most Newells have a hitch to close to the ground for that system to work. They require 18" minimum from the ground to the RV hitch.

They also list that the calculated tongue weight not exceed the towing capacity but I would think that since tongue weight is typically only about 10% of the towing capacity on most non-weight distributing hitches I would also be concerned about adding the weight of most front wheel drive cars to the rear of the coach. Great concept but I fear it might be an issue with most front wheel drive cars and it is designed only to work with front wheel drive or four wheel drive vehicles with neutral.

I have seen an old Blue Bird Wanderlodge FC towing a Citroen 2CV that way although his system was mechanical in that he used a hydraulic jack to lift the front of the 2CV up onto brackets he had attached to the Blue Bird hitch. However, the 2CV has a curb weight of only 1,300 pounds.

Michael Day
1992 Newell 43.5' #281

The Gadget Guru shows the Tow Tower in action behind a Foretravel. Apparently it is currently designed for SUV's with greater ground clearance and they are 'working' on a design for the tow bar that doesn't reduce the towed vehicle's ground clearance the 2-1/2" + that the current design does.
Michael Day
1992 Newell 43.5' #281

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