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  1. I know this is a maybe a long shot after looking through several pages of threads, but on the theory that you never know until you ask I am asking. Since I am going to be a fulltime RVer with my Oliver (picking it up in early to mid October), I have been focusing my tow vehicle search on vans. I wanted something that would offer a combination of good storage and easy access. I'm narrowed down to the Chevy Express, GMC Savana and the Ford Transit. Does anyone have any experience with any of these? Would love to hear from you even if you didn't use the van to tow an Oliver.
  2. I'm doing some thinking. Always a risky endeavor. I am looking at an Elite II, and I have a Silverado 1500 with the tow package, so the max towing is 9,200#. All good there. I'm concerned about the total load on the truck. The cargo capacity is 1,700# so if you do the math - 700 hitch, 500 occupants and dogs, that leaves 500 for cargo. Add a cap or a cover, some options, and that truck is running overloaded or nearly so and almost certainly overloaded on one axle or the other. I see a lot of people towing with Ford F150s, Silverado 1500s, etc. Am I not seeing something or should I
  3. Based on the linked article below, it looks like I need a Class IV hitch to tow an OLEII... Is this correct? http://www.drawtite-hitches.com/learning_center/general-towing-classes Thanks, Peter
  4. My wife and I are conducting Oliver research and will lay eyes on our first OLE II this coming Friday. Trying to answer as many questions as possible before the upcoming visit, and one question on the list is: Can we use our existing 2007 Chevy Express AWD Van? What are your thoughts on keeping this vehicle as a starting point for a tow vehicle? Here is the data on our van: 2007 Chevy Express H1500 AWD Passenger Van "5300" V8 Engine The manual lists 3.42 and 3.73 Axle ratios, but does not specify which ration for my particular vehicle. Maximum Trailer Weight is 6,100
  5. Anybody have any experience towing the Oliver II with a BMW X5 Diesel?
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