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Selecting a Hitch with Sway Control

Reader Tim Quan writes in with a question: Hi – I also have a Lance 2185 and considering purchasing a 2019 Ford Expedition Max as a tow vehicle (w/Heavy Duty tow package). I’m wondering what type of weight distribution hitch you have and if you experience sagging due to the heavy tongue weight on the Lance? My current tow vehicle is a 2007 Lincoln Navigator … Continue reading Selecting a Hitch with Sway Control

Touchdown Checklist

We call this our touchdown checklist because our family uses this checklist to get our Lance travel trailer prepped for when we arrive at a campsite (or return back home). We’ve developed this checklist over a couple years of traveling based on what we decided was the most efficient way to get everything setup quickly. The checklist helps us to make sure we don’t overlook … Continue reading Touchdown Checklist

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What Kind of Mileage Can You Expect While Towing?

When purchasing a trailer or tow vehicle, or budgeting for a trip, it would be nice to know approximately what kind of mileage you might expect. However, this information is tough to find, probably because it varies so much from vehicle to vehicle, size of trailer, where you are driving, style of driving, and number of passengers. Using a couple data points, some rules on … Continue reading What Kind of Mileage Can You Expect While Towing?