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Old 02-11-2014, 02:12 PM   #1
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Prospective buyer of Jayco Jay Flight Swift SLX 154BH or 184BH--

Hi, all. Newbie here that has done extensive research on purchasing a Jayco Jay Flight Swift SLX 154BH or 184BH. I like to travel with my wife, two kids, four bicycles and a 13.5 LB Minature Schaunzer.

I'd like some feedback from anyone that tows these units with a minivan. I have a Honda Odyssey with factory tow package (rated at 3,500) and Air Lift Air bags. Have previsouly pulled a dry weight pop up of 1,800 LBS--actual weight with bikes and luggage; about 2,500 LBS.

I will have the necessary weight distribution hitch, sway bar and brake controller installed if I make the purchase.

I've seen many posts where folks recommend not to pull a travel trailer with the Odyssey. Anybody out there have positive experiences with this tow set up?

Appreciate any and all input.

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Old 02-11-2014, 04:18 PM   #2
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Welcome to the site
Its always good to make sure you know what you are getting into before hand
Sorry no help on the Honda...
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Old 02-11-2014, 06:28 PM   #3
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Greetings and welcome!

We enjoy our 154BH...but your family is a little larger and I think you'll appreciate a little more sq ft.. You'll find some threads in the archives (keyword = sienna, odyssey, sedona). I also recall a thread "184BH - what are towing with".....have you ruled out the 165XRB?

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Thanks, Threebutchers. We'll be checking out all the SLX's at the RV show this weekend in Rosemont IL.
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Welcome to JOF. You may get a better response by posting your tow vehicle questions in the towing and tow vehicle forum.
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Ok, thanks. Just put it there. I am enjoying this forum already...
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