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Old 01-10-2015, 05:03 PM   #31
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I know Hensley hitch helps a lot. But I still fill the pressure of the wind in side of the Jeep. I was hoping people with rounded trailers could post so comments of side wind.
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Old 01-10-2015, 07:19 PM   #32
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I know Hensley hitch helps a lot. But I still fill the pressure of the wind in side of the Jeep. I was hoping people with rounded trailers could post so comments of side wind.
My girls father drives a coach bus and feels the wind and trucks passing....
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Old 01-10-2015, 08:53 PM   #33
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I know Hensley hitch helps a lot. But I still fill the pressure of the wind in side of the Jeep. I was hoping people with rounded trailers could post so comments of side wind.
Wind will be felt if it is strong and you will lose mpg but if it is very strong then stop till it drops, rounded corners or not you are still pulling a big box, I have never towed in weather that was so windy I needed to pull over or get out of the way off, the only thing that scares me towing weather wise is freezing rain.
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I know Hensley hitch helps a lot. But I still fill the pressure of the wind in side of the Jeep. I was hoping people with rounded trailers could post so comments of side wind.

I had an 18' RPod... So rounded on both ends... Didn't handle any better than my 31' Apex. IMO, a quality anti-sway system has way more to do with it than anything else.


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Old 01-11-2015, 03:40 PM   #35
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Jeep Grand Cherokee/Trailer Size Questions

You just need to make sure you don't exceed gvwr with the trailer tongue weight and that you don't exceed max tongue rating which is 740 for the Jeep. Also stay below the gross combined weight rating which is 12,600 lbs which already includes 150 lbs for the driver.

We tow our 26' Surveyor with the Jeep (SRT Grand Cherokee) and it's solid as could be and can pretty much take hills at any speed we want. We are only about 150 lbs below gvwr so we never take any extra passengers or gear when towing just to be safe. We have friends who tow a similar trailer with the desiel Jeep and they seem to do fine with that as well.
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Oh and I don't know where you got 5000 lb rating for the hitch. assuming it's the factory one, it's a class IV 10,000 rating. If it is an after market one only rated at 5k lbs that was probably a bad descision because I've been told to stay way below the max ratings on those meaning you shouldn't tow more than 3k or so.
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