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Old 02-24-2016, 10:06 AM   #11
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I have used a tow dolly for a couple of years then went to towing 4 down and would never think about going back to a dolly. Hooking up in the rain a few times cured me of the dolly.
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Old 02-24-2016, 12:25 PM   #12
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Toss the jeep on a dolly.
Remove the rear driveshaft.
Takes 15 mins.


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Why would you not flat tow a Jeep? They are the easiest vehicle to flat tow no need for a p.i.t.a. dolly or crawling under.
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Toss the jeep on a dolly.
Remove the rear driveshaft.
Takes 15 mins.


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Al lot of BS for a vehicle that was born to flat tow. Ridiculous!
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If the vehicle allows it, flat towing is the way to go. Removing a drive shaft in perfect conditions on a raised vehicle with a creeper is no big deal, but how often do those conditions exist? Not only that, but you also have to put it back in to use it. -Glenn
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Al lot of BS for a vehicle that was born to flat tow. Ridiculous!
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First time Liberty propshaft removal is a lot of trouble as the pinion flange bolts are installed with locktite from factory. Also, Liberty is touchy about propshaft balance. I would also want to plug the transfer case output to keep road dirt and water from getting into the case and need to check transfer case lube level after reinstalling the shaft.


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I'm looking at buying a tow dolly to tow our vehicles behind 2014 Georgetown XL 377. I like the fact that I can tow any vehicle I choose. My question is my wife has a 2007 jeep Liberty, which the motorhome mag. towing guide says can be flat towed, does that mean it can also be dolly towed? It might be a dumb question but I'm new to motorhomes and towing. I will most likely be buying something lighter this summer but would like to use the jeep in the mean time. My car is front wheel drive but weighs more than jeep.



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Your Liberty is a great vehicle to flat tow as almost everyone has said. Do not put it on a dolly. Removing the drive shaft is one of the worst ideas ever. The whole idea of flat towing is the ease of use. Why make it complicated? Please take advice on forums like all advice. Check it out for yourself. As a rule with exceptions 4 wheel drive can not be Dolly towed. They must have a transfer case that can be put in neutral. All wheel drive can be FT but check the owners manual.
A Jeep Liberty is only around 3300 lbs. for a 4 seater with fold down seats it's a great toad.
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Bad idea!
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Toss the jeep on a dolly.
Remove the rear driveshaft.
Takes 15 mins.


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2015 Ram 3500 CUMMINS

I wouldn't do it if it was your dedicated tow...

But occasionally.. Sure.

Say you had two different vehicles.

One single dolly, could be used on both.


Like in my driveway, I have the lifted jeep and a Jetta.
I would usually tow the Jetta, unless I was going somewhere I wanted to off road with the jeep.


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I wouldn't do it if it was your dedicated tow...

But occasionally.. Sure.

Say you had two different vehicles.

One single dolly, could be used on both.


Like in my driveway, I have the lifted jeep and a Jetta.
I would usually tow the Jetta, unless I was going somewhere I wanted to off road with the jeep.


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Very silly, jeeps and tow dollies mix like oil and water


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