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Old 03-25-2015, 09:33 PM   #11
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Kevin,
What type of tow vehicle do you have and what model Escape are you interested in?
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Old 03-25-2015, 09:38 PM   #12
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So many thanks for your quick responses. I was amazed how quick my casita sold, to a very nice person who took her grandkids camping in the trailer. I am not looking for re sale Just looking for place to camp and hang with fellow campers. I cannot cross in Canada because I made one of many mistakes in my youth and I have a dui. It can t be that hard, to obtain a trailer, just lot more careful in my decisions then then past. I suppose as long as does not leak and I have a bed to sleep on that's all that matters Bill and Earline thanks for your note as I am huge vol;s fan. I am still not sold on the hitch selection, but I will figure it out I told my girlfriend over dinner, the cool kids have accepted me. I have said many times, I will by buy this product because of the people that own them. Again thanks for all your replies means a great deal to me and I cannot wait to go camping again! Have a blessed night and safe travels!
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Old 03-25-2015, 09:40 PM   #13
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jim 19 with the options you recommended
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Old 03-25-2015, 09:47 PM   #14
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Kevin, I don't know for sure, but I'd bet that Escape would agree to meet you in Sumas and do your orientation there. They use contract drivers to bring the trailer across, but if it were prearranged, they would probably agree to have an Escape employee take the trailer across -- someone who has the product knowledge to give you a proper orientation. I would call and ask.
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Old 03-25-2015, 09:49 PM   #15
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tow vehcilce is 2015 ford 5k limit

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Yes, it would be a good idea to have a WDH with your towing capacity of 5000.
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Old 03-25-2015, 10:46 PM   #17
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Kevin,
As a mostly retired attorney, I couldn't help looking up the Readmission process for Americans with an old DUI.

The attached link gives some possibilities, especially the Deemed Rehabilitation status when the DUI and its related events are more than 10 years ago.
Resolving Criminal Inadmissibility to Canada » ezbordercrossing.com
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Old 03-25-2015, 11:53 PM   #18
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I see no connection between the towing capacity of the tug and the level of need for a WDH. If the vehicle is a compact SUV with short wheelbase and soft suspension, it will likely need WDH; if it is a long-wheelbase truck with towing capacity limited not having the biggest engine, there's nothing to suggest a need for WDH.

Kevin, there are a lot of Ford models, and an F-150 truck is very different from a "crossover" SUV... what do you have?
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Old 03-26-2015, 01:00 AM   #19
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Hi Kevin,
So first the disclaimer .. I have only installed/used the Anderson hitch and am reasonably mechanically inclined. Your Experience may vary ...

OK that out of the way Install of the Anderson Hitch is Quick and Easy .. i can't imagine using anything else.

If you have not looked at the YouTube Video do so, you will then know if you are capable of doign the install.

the Original .. gotta love the Accent!!


An updated and much improved Install demo:


AND how to get the hitch straight:
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Old 03-26-2015, 12:09 PM   #20
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Thanks 7th Heaven. Kevin isn't the only one wondering about the Anderson hitch. The first major accomplishment is that we have it on the build sheet. Loren
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