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post #1 of 3 Old 05-07-2010, 08:42 AM Thread Starter
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flat towing 1990 xj

so i've done the search thing and have read two different answers to my question in a few threads. i'm going to flat tow my xj behind my f250 diesel.
i'm new to this and would much rather have a trailer but $$ don't allow that at the moment.
  • Steering - unlocked
  • AUTO Trans - Park
  • T-Case - Neutral

is that correct?
any other advice? i have a locked rear end and my front CAD is bypassed with a long shaft. but i don't see that effecting anything.
how far can I tow and not worry about lubrication issues


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post #2 of 3 Old 05-07-2010, 11:57 AM
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From the owners manual:
-Start engine
-Shift Auto Trans to Neutral
-Shift Transfer case to Neutral
-Shift Auto Trans to Drive, confirming T-case is fully engaged in Neutral.
-Shift Auto Transmission to PARK.
-Turn Ignition key to engine OFF, UNLOCKED steering wheel, position.



Since the T-case has it own internal oil pump and is disengaged, the drive shaft rotation ends there and you don't have to worry about the Auto Transmission lubrication. You can tow like this for any distance. The steering must be unlocked so the front tires can turn by themselves and follow the tow rig.

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thank you very much. i dont have an owners manual.

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