We're a couple in their late 30s - Andy and Joanne - and we've just got ourselves a fixer-upper - a 17" 1986 Bigfoot
. There's going to be some work ahead, as the unit was not sold as defective but then again, you get what you pay for.
We're towing with an '08 V6 Escape
AWD. Not sure if the trailer axle
is shot (that wouldn't come as a surprise given what we found so far in the Bigfoot) but the mileage was really crappy for the maiden voyage, at 11 MPG or 19l / 100km. Granted we did the Rockies and I could not make more than 80 kph upslope, but still.
This is our first trailer. We had motorhomes and camper vans before, but we're fairly new to towing. In that regard, any tips and tricks (especially for a smaller vehicle) are more than welcome.
That's about it. If I'm missing anything in this introduction, let me know