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post #1 of (permalink) Old 12-19-1999, 10:35 PM
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towing with YJ.

Does anyone do any towing with their jeep? I need to know if my YJ can handle towing my race car that weights about 1600 lbs. I have a class 2 hitch on it now. I plan on getting a trailer but I am waiting till I have more info on what my jeep can handle. I have been towing it with a tow bar and it is taking the toll on the steering of the car. thanks

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post #2 of (permalink) Old 12-20-1999, 08:22 PM
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Re: towing with YJ.

Depends on your engine, clutch and brakes, I have a four banger and it has no power and the clutch slips when pulling a bass boat. If your brakes are as bad as mine with th 33" tires I wouldn't haul that much behind it. I don't really tow anything with my Jeep, I use my brother's Bonneville for the heavy stuff.

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Re: towing with YJ.

I'm w/ Nick. Mines scary enough[img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/crazy.gif[/img]trying for a quick stop empty.
If it's a panic stop you won't see any skidmarks but I'll hav-em[img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/blush.gif[/img]
Boy are'nt the 35's going to be fun?[img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/crazy.gif[/img]
Got to do a pwr brake booster conversion![img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/smile.gif[/img]


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