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Re: Australian spec Overland - Trailer Tow Prep Group

I had read an oblique reference to being able to put the spare underneath in a US brochure about the Off Road kit. I was really interested as I can't see how you'd access the spare with a fridge slide and drawers in the back.

I had a look under the local demonstrator and there seems to be room for the spare. The reason I asked about how much room the HR towbar took was exactly what you want to know, will they both fit. From the pics above (thanks jefferson) it looks like the bar may be too thick for both?

Will have a look at how the standard Jeep bar fits and whether it leaves more room.

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Re: Australian spec Overland - Trailer Tow Prep Group

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Howdy, all you get is is the loom ready to be connected to behind the trim in the left hand corner of the car thats about all ya get, you need a complete towbar tongue etc, theres a grommet to pass the wiring through the floorpan, I went hayman and reece, fits nice....

Does anyone know if the "Trailer Sway Control" gizzmo's work with the Hayman Reece or does it have to be a Jeep Bar??
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Re: Australian spec Overland - Trailer Tow Prep Group

There is nothing in the hitch to detect sway.
I think it is detected through the QL moving up and down. maybe some sort of G force meter somewhere.

QL is amazing towing a trailer. Box trailer with a bobcat dumping a ton of sand in it the jeep lifts up in a second.
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Re: Australian spec Overland - Trailer Tow Prep Group

Where is the best place in Brisbane (or surrounding) to get a towbar?

Dealer says it cant be fitted until vehicle has been "delivered" to me, but i need to tow pretty much straight away (camping) but they say 1000km service...

$1200 sounds a bit steep, too...
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Re: Australian spec Overland - Trailer Tow Prep Group

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Where is the best place in Brisbane (or surrounding) to get a towbar?..........
That price is pretty normal, $1,100 was the most common I have seen quoted. The 1,000km timeline is idiotic unless there is no stock. Most fit it to the car before you pick it up. You have a contract, itís your car, so once they register it, itís all in.
If you are prepared to drive to Toowoomba, then see this thread - Towbar Special and pay $855 fitted.
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Re: Australian spec Overland - Trailer Tow Prep Group

some dealers like to fit after delivery to avoid the so called luxury tax and make more profit from the buyer.
Mine was included in the deal.
On the contract it had tow bar Jeep genuine $750 then the next line it had -$750
But that was 2011
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