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Old 04-30-2014, 02:48 PM   #1
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Roadmaster Falcon A/T on my Berkshire

Got a Roadmaster Falcon A/T tow bar rigged up to pull a 2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited:



I like the set up and was disconnected and had the bar folded and stowed in about 2 minutes the first time I unhooked. I posted this in the Berkshire section with a couple of notes:

I'm going to have to add a 2" high/low adaptor to raise the RV Receiver height a couple inches (as sold by Roadmaster to get the towbar level). If the Jeep had a lift kit it would need 4" with this particular set up and I don't think there's room to do that without cutting into the fiberglass or doing a receiver extension THEN the 4" lift. (Hmmm...)

I have every intention of adding the M&G braking system to the Jeep at next possible moment. I like stopping when I want to. THAT said, I was not uncomfortable at all pulling the Jeep home without it. I didn't feel like the Jeep was pushing me around.

Anyway, 1 step closer!

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Old 04-30-2014, 04:07 PM   #2
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How heavy is the Jeep? Thinking about pulling my 2006 ram 1500. Rig looks great
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Old 04-30-2014, 06:09 PM   #3
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How heavy is the Jeep? Thinking about pulling my 2006 ram 1500. Rig looks great
Thanks. The Jeep is around 4,100 pounds as I recall.
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Hey thanks for the reply.
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Old 04-30-2014, 07:19 PM   #5
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Looks great indeed!

I just got a quote for a Blue Ox Aladdin, I believe with an Air Force 1 break controller. Haven't pulled the trigger yet.

How'd you decide on the unit you purchased! Thanks for the post!
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Old 04-30-2014, 07:42 PM   #6
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I think the tow bar is a bit low on the Berkshire. I have the blue ox aladdin set up and tow a Chevy 1500 and found I needed 3" to be level. I went with the invsibreak system and must say it is convenient not having anything to install for toad breaks once hooked up. You have a great looking rig and tow car!
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Don't shy away from a lift and tires. I use a 6" drop hitch turned upside down to line my tow bar up. Works perfectly.

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Are these jeeps stick or automatics
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Old 04-30-2014, 08:28 PM   #9
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Mine is an automatic. I just have to put the transfer case in neutral, transmission in park. Good to go.
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I think the tow bar is a bit low on the Berkshire. I have the blue ox aladdin set up and tow a Chevy 1500 and found I needed 3" to be level. I went with the invsibreak system and must say it is convenient not having anything to install for toad breaks once hooked up. You have a great looking rig and tow car!

Thanks for the info!! And, I appreciate the kind words!! :-)
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