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  1. Towing and Hauling
    I've been looking at hauling a UHaul 5x8 trailer with my 2015 Subaru Forester when I move from New York to New Mexico later this month. I'm a bit concerned that the trailer weight is listed as 900lbs and has no braking, which suggests I can only haul 100lbs worth of stuff in it. However, I've...
  2. Towing and Hauling
    Hello everyone. I so appreciate the vast insane amount of knowledge I am finding here. Such incredibly talented and helpful people! Here is my question(s)- 2018 Subaru XT Manual states that trailer brakes are required when the towing load exceeds 1,000 lbs - DOES THIS INCLUDE the Trailer...
  3. Towing and Hauling
    Hello all, Anyone done this install? Looks awkward. These guys say you don't need the car on a lift for the install, but looks like you need to get all the way back to rear diff to access exhaust hanger. I'm thinking ramps will be neccessary. Surely car can't be on the ground. Not into...
  4. Towing and Hauling
    Today I installed the Curt 13409 Class 3 Trailer Hitch, 2-Inch Receiver. Purchased from Amazon. Etrailer.com posted a good video showing how to install it. https://www.etrailer.com/Trailer-Hitch/Subaru/Forester/2019/C13409.html?VehicleID=201986693#exp-productdetails=.videos I found it simpler...
  5. Towing and Hauling
    So, here in about a month, I am (or was) planning on towing a 5x8 uhaul cargo trailer from Denver, CO to Oakland, CA... At first research, it appeared that the capacity of my 2007 Forester 2.5L 4 cyl automatic was 2,400 lb, but after further research, it is sounding like anything over 1,000 lb...
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