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  • fouroureye
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Tow brake
I have towed a 6600 pound truck behind my 88 GV....

That was 10 years ago, I'm not as adept or brave now. Switched to a tow-dolly.

Anybody have experience with a 4200lb MKT/MKX?

What kind of brake assist - this is all NEW to me. ANY feedback will...

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Re: Tow brake
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John,

Are you saying that you are now going to use a tow dolly?  If so, most of the better quality tow dollies are equiped with some sort of brakes.  I would recommend you look for a used Demco Kar Kaddy.  The Kar Kaddy SS model is equipped with a...

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Re: Tow brake
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I have towed a 6600 pound truck behind my 88 GV....

That was 10 years ago, I'm not as adept or brave now. Switched to a tow-dolly.

Anybody have experience with a 4200lb MKT/MKX?

What kind of...


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  • fouroureye
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Re: Tow brake
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Chuck, giving up tow dolly.. the car a mkx or mkt only 4 down

  • fouroureye
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Re: Tow brake
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Dan, thanks for the lead..

Re: Tow brake
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Good decision.  I used a tow dolly for 4 years, while it worked well, when you arrived it was usually a problem finding a place to park it.  Also if you do not live on reasonably level ground it can get away from you when trying to move it

Re: Tow brake
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I towed a ford fusion with a Demco Kar Kaddy SS for the last 3 years and switched over to an explorer and wheels down this year. Although the Kar Kaddy was a good piece of equipment, a tow dolly should be a last resort. They are a pain in the...

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