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Old 06-17-2018, 08:12 AM   #1
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Towing Jeep Wrangler

So - We went to Anchors down and met some great people. When we bought our DX3 we decided not to tow but car rent at destination. After much coaching from Joet19711 on having a toad, coaching from Shultz01 on getting a Wrangler and good advice from Orangecrush, here it is. Thanks to everyone. ( Before anyone comments it does have doors and a roof ).
I have never flat towed before ( it’s illegal in the UK). I intend to purchase a road master nighthawk with SMI Air Force air braking system. Anybody have any experience or advice?
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Old 06-17-2018, 08:20 AM   #2
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Nothing productive to add, but just wanted to say nice Jeep and welcome to the dark side! When you get ready to start modifying the Jeep I'll be happy to jump in with tips then

As for the braking system, I hadn't seen that one. Looks very slick so I'll be watching your experiences closely. The only other one I'd seen that uses air had a piece that went in between the master cylinder and brake pedal. I'd love to ditch the compressor box setup.
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Haha congrats!! Now don't forget about the "jeep wave". You will be waved at by other wrangler owners, wave back!! You're in the club
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Old 06-17-2018, 11:02 AM   #4
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Jeep is extremely easy to flat tow, Jeep makes a Plug and Play OEM harness for flat towing...ReadyBrake Brute Tow Bar doesn't require the normal braking setup, worth checking out...all plug and play...it's all you need to flat tow a Jeep...it's al-u-minum and 30#...rated for 8000k...Ready Brake and Ready Brute Home
Jeep OEM Tow Harness:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Thanks everybody. Still deciding what to get for towing.
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Old 06-18-2018, 05:19 AM   #6
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Great looking jeep, you will like towing it too.

I thought I had your cell number, can you PM it to me?
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HA!!!!! The RV is only one minor expense of the motorhome lifestyle...lol.
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Congrats!!

Beautiful and very wise buying the 'Hard Rock' edition. You can go anywhere with that beast right out of the box. I tell my friends that owning a Hard Rock is really cheating, it makes off roading so easy. Have fun out there. If you go to Moab during Easter Jeep Safari and you are a Jeep newbie there are about 3 or 4 beginner runs you can choose and the folks with you will teach you all about 4 wheeling. Your family will love it and the Moab area is just beautiful.

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HA!!!!! The RV is only one minor expense of the motorhome lifestyle...lol.
Truer words have never been spoken.
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HA!!!!! The RV is only one minor expense of the motorhome lifestyle...lol.
Im beginning to realize the DX3 was the beginning of a whole new way to empty my bank account. We still have a list of things we need??? want!!
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