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Old 04-17-2012, 04:59 PM   #1
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anyone have a jayco ultralite 197?

How do you like it? Any problems? We are picking ours up in June in Iowa & heading out on a 10 day trip. We have never pulled a travel trailer before & are a little nervous. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 04-17-2012, 05:00 PM   #2
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Have fun with your new TT. What is your tow vehicle?
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Old 04-17-2012, 08:30 PM   #3
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We have a 2009 197. We love it! It's easy to pull, easy to back up and is laid out pretty well for this size of trailer. I think you'll enjoy it!
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Old 04-17-2012, 10:27 PM   #4
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We are towing our 197 with a 2011 Toyota Tacoma 4wd w/tow package. Rated to tow 6500 lbs.
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Old 04-27-2012, 06:09 AM   #5
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you should barely know its behind your TV. That first tow always put you on pins and needles but you will get comfortable as you go down the road and get use to turning, truck passing etc... Have fun on your trip!!
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AZ Campers-- Don't forget sway control, looks like an inexpensive friction type will do the job. Thats what I use for our 19H Larry
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Yes, the friction sway bar works just fine on the 197. That's what we use and havent had a problem.
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Old 04-28-2012, 03:10 AM   #8
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we have a 184 lite weight and tv is a 2001 ford150 with a 6 cyl. it is easy to tow and easy to see around with only standard mirrors on my tv, happy camping
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AZcampers-- One thing not mentioned is mirror extensions, they are a must. Larry
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no extension mirrors needed

dont know about the 19 but our 184 is only 7 ft. wide, 1 ft. narrower than most tt so standard mirrors work fine.
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