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Parts Needed to Tow 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe Behind Motorhome

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I have a 2004 Chevy Tahoe that I would like to tow behind my 30foot Fleetwood Bounder Motor Home. Can you tell me what I need to set my Tahoe up for this? Thanks

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According to my research, the 2004 Tahoe is capable of being flat towed. Please check your owner's manual for confirmation and procedures.

First your Tahoe will need base plates. I recommend Demco base plate kit, part # DM9518077.

A good tow bar is the Dominator tow bar, part # DM9511008. It includes safety cables and has a max capacity of 7,500 pounds. You will also need wiring to connect the lighting of your motorhome to the Tahoe tail light system and in most states, a supplemental braking system.

The easiest wiring solution for your Tahoe would be the Roadmaster Bulb and Socket Tail Light Wiring Kit, part # RM-155. A bulb and socket type system will keep the tow bar lighting completely independent of the Tahoe wiring and is very easy to install.

A supplemental braking system like the Blue Ox Patriot II, part # BRK2016 will allow the brakes on the Tahoe to work in tandem with the RV brakes for consistent, predictable and safe braking.

I will link you to some of our flat towing FAQ articles that you might find helpful.

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