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  1. Help with tow decisions, moving, life..ugh. Lots of questions.

    Racks, Hitches & Towing
    Hi everyone, I have been trying to read and research, it takes so much time. I live rural and hard to go and see and talk to people about my options. I love my E, and just got it last August. I don't want to sell it, but I do have a loan on it. Last month I called it quits on my relationship...
  2. Trailer Hitch Wire Harness Recall Problem

    Problems & Issues
    Hello all! It's been a while since I've been on here, but I've still got my E and it's running strong! My question today is about the Accessory Trailer Hitch Wire Harness Recall. I took my E to a dealer and had them do the recall, but they said they couldn't properly do it because there was no...
  3. Brake power - Strong enough for Airstream?

    Under The Hood / Performance
    Hello, I just joined ya'lls group today! I am a proud Honda 2007 SC owner and LOVE my girl "Minnow". Problem: I am renovating a 23' Safari 1969 Airstream into a mobile retail shop to travel American in. I have completely gutted it (about 1,000 lbs. gone) and am rebuilding it to be a shop (no...
  4. Photos and Walkthrough: back-up camera installation

    Mobile Electronics
    Background: This thread outlines the steps taken to install a licence plate-mounted back-up camera (hard-wired) along with a dash-mounted 7" TFT LCD monitor. Given that my Element is used to make frequent trips with a utility trailer, the independently-switched camera offers the ability to...
  5. Teal Tail Feather Camper

    Trailers, Campers and Teardrops… oh my!
    Has anyone seen one/used one/own one? I see on their website one of the buyers towed it away with an Element. http://www.tealinternational.com/TailFeather/index.html I am intrigued by them. They are certainly affordable (about $10,000 for their top-of-the-line model not including utility...
  6. What I've been towing... Custom Trailer Content..

    Trailers, Campers and Teardrops… oh my!
    Thought it was about time to share the custom trailer that I built for scratch about a year ago specifically for traveling with the element. We normally sleep in the the E or in the roof tent that I also made and do a lot of traveling racing bikes so I made a trailer to support all of the...
  7. It's a camper AND a boat

    Trailers, Campers and Teardrops… oh my!
    Edit: Can someone move this to the trailer threads? Thanks - John I came across this and thought I would post it for you guys to see. It's a camper and a boat I think it is way cool, minimalist and very quirky. Check out the video on the link. :) At 380 kg our little Elements could easily tow...
  8. My SC pulling my pop-tent trailer.

    Trailers, Campers and Teardrops… oh my!
    Here's a shot of my Element SC pulling my pop-tent. I had to cut a hole in the back bumper to be able to fit the tow package, but it works great. The trailer weighs about 1,500lbs and the E pulls it no problemo.
  9. Long Distance Towing, Worried About Sway

    Racks, Hitches & Towing
    Greetings Everyone, I'm making a trip from southeast PA to Minneapolis and will be using my E to tow a 5x8 utility trailer with some stuff totaling probably no more than 500-700lbs. I'm completely new to towing and I'm wondering if trailer sway is something I should be worried about. I'm...
  10. Electrical issues after hooking up trailer

    Problems & Issues
    I recently connected a trailer lighting kit. Immediately after the installation there were no problems. I then borrowed my friend's trailer which had a crushed wiring harness. When I changed out the connector on the trailer there were two brown wires on the connector and only one on the trailer...
  11. My 2006 Element, Harbor Freight Trailer & Kayak Rack

    Racks, Hitches & Towing
    Thank you for viewing my '06 Element & Trailer photo's. If you would like to know more about my rig, I will gladly elaborate: 2006 Element LX U-Haul Hitch QuietRide Ball Mount w/Lock, 1 7/8" Ball Factory Trailer Wiring Harness 2010 Harbor Freight 1195 Lb. Capacity 4'x8' Foldable Utility...
  12. FS: Towster Camping Trailer

    Trading Post
    The Towster is a home built retro camping trailer that we pull behind our E. I spent last year building it, and it works great. We are thinking of "upsizing" our camping now that we have a grandchild. The Towster is a rolling Kitchen/Shower/Bathroom. We sleep in the back of the E. If you...
  13. Camping in the Sierras: Gerle Creek Reservoir

    Bikin', Campin', Hikin', and Kayakin'
    Hello, I thought I'd share some pics of our camping trip this past weekend -- I've never posted pics here, so bear with me if I end up making a couple posts to get it right. There's an album on my profile... We went up to Gerle Creek Reservoir, which is near Lake Tahoe, CA. It was the maiden...
  14. Harbor Freight trailer - Check welds

    Racks, Hitches & Towing
    A couple weeks ago I got one of the 4x8 foldable utility trailers from Harbor Freight on sale. It is the largest foldable one available, 1175 lbs capacity I think. I was putting it together this weekend and noticed a faulty weld. On each front side rail, where the rail from the hitch arms...
  15. Curt trailer hitch for the E non SC $80

    Racks, Hitches & Towing
    new installed once. Never used. 1.25 inch class I trailer hitch for ex or lx not sc. towing weight is 2000 and tongue weight is 200. I am in orange county,ca. Will help with installation.
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