Towing

Discussion in 'Commander' started by jeeper4life, Aug 24, 2010.

  1. jeeper4life

    jeeper4life Full Access Member

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    Anybody ever tow with these? How would you think they do towing a Jeep on a trailer? With either the 4.7L or Hemi?
     
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    I once towed most of an Astro van on a tow dolly with mine... was pretty easy. A friend of mine tows his built CJ on a trailer with his KJ on occasion too.
     
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    YC, since when did you get an XK?
     
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    I saw a few Commanders at Rausch Creek on my wheeling trip last month. Two were towing buggys, the other was towing a built YJ. I didn't talk to them at all but all three were out of state plates so I assume they came from a pretty good distance away.
     
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    Dave Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    I have towed a boat, utility trailer, and camper with no problems. Just locked out o/d except on flat highway.

    Also, dolly towed a mustang from Pittsburgh PA to Renssalear NY on the interstate. Passed priuses and such...hehe

    Dave

    PS.this was with the KJ and not a commander
     
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    Ooh, my bad. :eek: Just goes to show that I should never browse/post to the forum from my cell. :rolleyes: Just ignore me.

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    I've towed a 96 Ford Ranger with the KJ and it towed it like a pro! I would think that the XK would tow anything with no problem. I towed that Ranger like i was a full size truck.
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    Just wondering, the woman doesn't like driving the truck when she has too and likes the commanders so I thought hmm I wonder how one would do towing the YJ or the KJ on a trailer..
     
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    Just fine. Or an LR3 is about the same price, and they can tow a tad more (5.7 XK is 7200 IIRC, LR3 is 7700).
     
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    I just towed about 300 miles with my KK and I had couches and a bedroom set on a trailer and I did fine so I think your XK should do great.
     
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    HJ, I beleive this thread is about towing, not being towed.:D