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Very nice Steve, you close to 75 in that?
Not quite..running 68 all day w/23P 4 blade. Still pretty quick on water.
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Moose, I can hook you up on a wesite for info to make that thing move close to 80mph!!!!! Check out www.greenhulk.net look into the sea doo boat area.
Yeah those Speedsters are beasts. On the test run I took last year the stock 430hp ran 65mph. I couldn't imagine 80.
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Old 06-03-2011, 09:43 AM
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Installing the hitch on the new ride as we speak. Will post up some photos of the pull toys soon. Lets just pray the 3.6 will pull at least the small stuff. LOL
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Old 06-03-2011, 08:06 PM
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Re: Towing thread

What a day for a hitch install! Chose to let my dealer install the hitch due it it being part of the purchase deal, plus I was busy at work solving other problems. After several hours, my bud there called and said there was a wee bit of a problem. I figured something would happend since I've waited several weeks for the OEM hitch to arrive. Just my luck...seems somebody robbed the package of all the required bolts for the hitch and plastic rivets for the bumper/fenders. Luckily we were able to find what we needed to get the job completed. Being I have a weekend at the lake planned, I was to the point of swinging a cactus at someone, but on the other hand, we have a great Jeep dealer in town and I'm good friends with pretty much everyone there. No cactus swinging afterall.

Toy #1. 07 Stage 3 RXP. Pulls like it's not even back there. Way better towing experience vs my 04 Overland believe it or not...and didn't use a fraction of the fuel on my daily commute. I'm definately impressed with the Pentastar platform!

Will post up some other photos once I get the chance to pull the other goodies. I'm pretty convinced it'll pull the 17ft Tri Hull with zero issues. Highly doubt I'm gonna try to lug the 27ft SeaCraft with this vehicle though. LOL If/when I do, I'll be sure to post some video of that adventure. Gonna have to come up with a method to capture video via Lockout.

*Disclaimer to boaters/jetskiers: Those guys over at Greenhulk will cause you to spend mass amounts of money to go fast. It sure is fun though.
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Re: Towing thread

My V6 Laredo 4x4 tows my 2011 Boston whaler 18 Dauntless with no problems. They make a great combination.

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First tow with wk2. Much better than my suburban. It was a breeze.
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Re: Towing thread

Ok everyone ...the weather is getting hotter so lets get out the toys and show them off!!! Waiting for my wife to send me pics of her towing the skis. Lets see what you got to tow or haul!!
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Re: Towing thread

here's my contribution to this thread..

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anyone know if trailer sway control is only on when you have tow/haul mode on?
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anyone know if trailer sway control is only on when you have tow/haul mode on?
Excellent question and I'll take it one step further, how about when you have tow/haul on and put it in Sport mode?

Because I didn't know I left it in Auto for our trip. Not a big deal but it would be nice to know.
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Re: Towing thread

Just towed my 2000 lb pop-up to the shop. First time on the highway and it felt nice and stable at 60 MPH. No steep hills yet but the V6 seems to pull it fine.

Not sure if I want to put up any pictures...the pop-up is in fine shape but I'm not a neat freak with it.

The other nice thing is that the visibility is better than with my previous tow vehicle and that I don't need side mirror extensions. Does anyone else feel the need to use them, and if so, are there any available that fit the Jeep?
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