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1 GRAND 10-26-2009 03:26 PM

What do you tow with your Jeep?
 
What do you pull with your Jeep?


I have pulled my old ZJ out of state to go riding a few times on my car hauler. The WK handled it well, and had good power pulling. However it does have an odd creaking sound in the rear hatch area though when pulling the trailer.

blackpepper 10-26-2009 03:31 PM

Re: What do you tow with your Jeep?
 
The boat. It's a 14' outboard fishing/lakeboat with a 50hp Johnson engine from the early 80's. It's a POS but it's my POS :) No need for a trailer brake for the things I tow.. yet :cool:

I can't attest to the creaking noise though.

Does anyone tow with the trailer sway assist? I kinda get how it works but what kind of difference does it make?

B.P.O.D 10-26-2009 03:39 PM

Re: What do you tow with your Jeep?
 
12ft fishing boat with 9.9 hp engine and minn kota 55lb tm

2005 21 ft stingray with trailer(brakes on trailer)

Marlin 10-26-2009 03:58 PM

Re: What do you tow with your Jeep?
 
The creaking sound it the hitch loosening. I found after towing a bit, mine needed tightening, we got two full turns out of the bolts. Check yours ;)
I think the WK is a good tow car, but a more decisive gearbox would be of benefit, as would a larger fuel tank or lower consumption. I think the diesel WK would be the best WK for long haul towing with a heavy weight. The diesel doesn't sound cool though :p lol

I tow my race car, my 14ft bass boat, and other people's cars :)

http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q...P/28022009.jpg
http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q...o/JEEP/tow.jpg

1 GRAND 10-26-2009 04:36 PM

Re: What do you tow with your Jeep?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Marlin (Post 86896)
The creaking sound it the hitch loosening. I found after towing a bit, mine needed tightening, we got two full turns out of the bolts. Check yours ;)
I think the WK is a good tow car, but a more decisive gearbox would be of benefit, as would a larger fuel tank or lower consumption. I think the diesel WK would be the best WK for long haul towing with a heavy weight. The diesel doesn't sound cool though :p lol

I tow my race car, my 14ft bass boat, and other people's cars :)

http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q...P/28022009.jpg
http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q...o/JEEP/tow.jpg




Snap, I better check the bolts then. Thanks alot!

Scottina06 10-26-2009 04:38 PM

Re: What do you tow with your Jeep?
 
....all i tow is my ever largening a$$

Joe in PA 10-26-2009 04:40 PM

Re: What do you tow with your Jeep?
 
I tow a 16' MV with a 40/20 jet, a 10' whitewater cataraft, a 12' whitewater raft and Lord knows how many kayaks have been stacked on top of my Jeeps and on trailers behind them over the years.

jpvette 10-26-2009 04:45 PM

Re: What do you tow with your Jeep?
 
Hello fellow Jeepers, here is my 2002 Eliminator Daytona twin turbo 427 BBC, 725hp fun toy (before kids) got pulled regularly to Camp Far West, Folsom lake Ca.

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...ashguardls.jpg

Hemi WK 10-26-2009 04:46 PM

Re: What do you tow with your Jeep?
 
My boats, snowmobiles and........


H2's/H3's :lol:

Megatron 10-26-2009 05:59 PM

Re: What do you tow with your Jeep?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Scottina06 (Post 86928)
....all i tow is my ever largening a$$

Lay off the Mickey D's scott. jk:lol:

Marlin 10-26-2009 07:07 PM

Re: What do you tow with your Jeep?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by jpvette (Post 86933)
Hello fellow Jeepers, here is my 2002 Eliminator Daytona twin turbo 427 BBC, 725hp fun toy (before kids) got pulled regularly to Camp Far West, Folsom lake Ca.

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...ashguardls.jpg

Nice boat mate! :) How did you find it with the jet? IYO, would it have been a better boat with a shaft/prop?
I just love ski race boats :D

jeepnjeep 10-26-2009 07:32 PM

Re: What do you tow with your Jeep?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by jpvette (Post 86933)
Hello fellow Jeepers, here is my 2002 Eliminator Daytona twin turbo 427 BBC, 725hp fun toy (before kids) got pulled regularly to Camp Far West, Folsom lake Ca.

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...ashguardls.jpg

Dayummm!! Sweet boat!!


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