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Old 02-10-2010, 02:26 PM
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i think the 3.7 wk is very capable of towing more than 3500... i think with better shocks and the fans from the liberty 3.7 ill be closer to the magical 6000 towing rating
I think using better logic (more quantifiable) than 'i think' would be a good idea considering this is your vehicle, probably 2nd most valuable possession.
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Old 02-10-2010, 02:28 PM
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Re: 3.7 towing rating

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there is a guy on the red site that tows 9000 pounds with his SRT
I wouldn't be surprised. I can guarantee he has a class IV hitch though. No doubt in my mind an SRT with the right hitch, and probably a set of bags can tow more than any of the other WK's.

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i think the 3.7 wk is very capable of towing more than 3500... i think with better shocks and the fans from the liberty 3.7 ill be closer to the magical 6000 towing rating
It is. You're going to need a class IV hitch for that much weight though. The tranny cooler is also a very good idea if your Jeep doesn't have one. Shocks are a good idea but aren't going to make your tow rating any higher - they'll just help with the saggy ass.
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Re: 3.7 towing rating

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I think using better logic (more quantifiable) than 'i think' would be a good idea considering this is your vehicle, probably 2nd most valuable possession.
dude did you read the whole thread?????

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It is. You're going to need a class IV hitch for that much weight though. The tranny cooler is also a very good idea if your Jeep doesn't have one. Shocks are a good idea but aren't going to make your tow rating any higher - they'll just help with the saggy ass.
yes i have a class 3 hitch on there already... the boat i am towing is a 21ft stingray. weighs prob close to 3200 with gas(30 gallon tank) and the trailer is another 1000 i think... specs are http://www.etrailer.com/pc-H~87752.h...cleid=20086288
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they'll just help with the saggy ass.
His GF could use some help there... jk bro!!

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Re: 3.7 towing rating

If you have a class 3 already, then I would say you're good up to 5,000 lbs. But for added assurance, I'd still get a tranny cooler if you don't have one.
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What has he done? Has he confirmed that there is no harm being done for the long term?
he's been doing it for years I believe. he tows a huge boat...
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dude did you read the whole thread?????
That would require work, so no, lol.

But my bad if I was wrong in saying that. It just seemed like a case of, 'well i'm pretty sure it'll be okay.' I'd rather be certain if it was my vehicle.
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Ohh, gotcha. I wonder what he's done.
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Re: 3.7 towing rating

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If you have a class 3 already, then I would say you're good up to 5,000 lbs. But for added assurance, I'd still get a tranny cooler if you don't have one.
yeah that's what i plan on doing, i just need to tow 5000 safely. the trailer also has brakes... i'm asking the liberty users with a 3.7 what part #'s are for the added "tow package"

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yeah that's what i plan on doing, i'm asking the liberty users with a 3.7 what part #'s are for the added "tow package"

thanks for understanding my side!
Hahaha, had you said originally you had a class 3 hitch this thread would have gone much differently!!

The 3,500 rating on the 3.7 is because of the class 2 hitch.
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Re: 3.7 towing rating

lololol yeah i guess i left out that important detail lolol
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Ohh, gotcha. I wonder what he's done.

its Kramsay on the red site. I believe he just had a hitch built. Just search kramsay hitch on the red nazi site.....
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