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  1. Modified Trailer Cover for Bike Rack

    DIY And How To
    Inspired by @Robert.Mauro YT video, I created my own hitch mount cut out. Using a razor, I created grooves on the inside of the plastic cover; then I used my Dremel to cut the piece out. I was a slow and dirty process but as you can see in the pictures it looks like a new kind of OEM part. The...
  2. Towing a 2020 Winnebago Micro Minnie 2100BH?

    Towing
    The Winnie dealer wants us to put a Fastway E2 Trunion WDH/Adjustable Sway Control on the trailer. We have the Subaru OEM trailer hitch ready and installed. I think it's a dealer oversell. They say we'll want it. What do you all say? Is the 2100BH ok for the Ascent? Getting ready to buy...
  3. Towing an R-Pod 196

    Towing
    This is embarrassing, but I need all the help I can get. Here it goes. Have fun. I did full time Rving for three years with my ex-husband (the relationship didn't end because of RV life, that part was awesome). First we had a 34 ft Newmar Bay Star and then traded for a 40 ft Newmar Ventana. I...
  4. Trailer Hitch Receiver Length

    Towing
    We recently purchased an Rpod and the folks that sold it to us gave us a 2" drop receiver that is 8.25" from the center of the pin to the center of the ball. We aren't sure if this is the correct length and I can't find any information on requirements. Our trailer is around 3,200 pounds. We'd...
  5. Towing Capability on a Boat Ramp

    Towing
    I've read a lot of the posts related to towing. Most are about travel trailers which have great info on handling and gas mileage, but I have not seen anything about pulling a boat out of the water. I have a 3500# boat/trailer and am concerned about enough power to pull the boat out of the...
  6. Trailer running lights no longer working (no power from Ascent)

    Towing
    While towing with my small trailer I noticed as it was getting dark the running lights were not operating. While turn signal and brake lights were functioning normally, no matter what I did I could not get the running lights to operate. Tried both the 4-pin and 7-pin adapter and nothing...
  7. How to eliminate trailer & hitch bumping when towing camper?

    Towing
    I’m looking for ideas to eliminate the bumping & jarring we get from towing a new 3100 lb, Tab 400 camper, with our Subaru Ascent hitch. Other Camper owners note hitch weight around 460lbs, camper mfg brochure states 405 lbs. My husband barely notices the bumping of the trailer against the...
  8. Which U-Haul trailer should we tow?

    Towing
    We pick up our new Ascent Limited in the next few days - can’t wait! Then we need to reserve a U-Haul cargo trailer for a cross-country move (MA to WA). We’re trying to decide between the 5x8 trailer (empty weight = 900 lbs; max load = 1,800 lbs; GVW = 2,700 lbs max; no brakes) and the 6x12...
  9. Towing trip with our 2019 Ascent Premium

    Towing
    In February we purchased a 19' Travel Trailer (Sonic 190VRB, by Venture), and an Ascent 2019 Premium with the tow package. The Trailer loaded weighed just about 4000lbs, and the Ascent was lightly loaded with just the two of us. I have trailered several other rigs in the past and this...
  10. Towing report 2019 Ascent Premium

    Forum Member Reviews
    In February we purchased a 19' Travel Trailer (Sonic 190VRB, by Venture), and an Ascent 2019 Premium with the tow package. The Trailer loaded weighed just about 4000lbs, and the Ascent was lightly loaded with just the two of us. I have trailered several other rigs in the past and this...
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