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post #16 of 20 Old 05-15-2013, 04:06 PM
ShinyWJ
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Lol I'll take that into account. I'll try not to bring a bad name to the zj lol it's funny because you look at this boat on the trailer and it dwarfs the zj. Saw a video yesterday of a 2 door wrangler pulling a 34 foot cabin cruiser out of the water. Pretty impressive for such a small wheelbase.
53 foot trailer dwarfs the tractor too, you know... It's all about having the weight in the right places. IE: the towing vehicle, not the trailer so much.

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post #17 of 20 Old 05-23-2013, 11:33 PM
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What? Your not supposed to go head first?

Unless you have a hitch on the Front Bumper :P
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post #18 of 20 Old 05-24-2013, 12:28 AM
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What? Your not supposed to go head first?

No really, ZJ brakes are notoriously underpowered. Just a heads up
It maybe a good time to invest in a snorkle kit if thats your perfered method of launching your boat...just sayin
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post #19 of 20 Old 05-24-2013, 12:45 AM
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Lol go under head first then let the boat pass overhead.

96 ZJ Laredo 4x4, 5.2l, 2.25" budget boost, 31 bfg m/t KM2
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post #20 of 20 Old 05-24-2013, 04:13 AM
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I towed the 21' Chapparal bow rider with my 95 4.0 Orvis, the trailer alone was 840 lbs and the boat with it's i/o v8 and fiberglass hull weighed I forget, but the jeep had a rough time with pulling it up the ramps in hi, low was no problem at all, the trailer had brakes that worked great. Going down the highway was ok with the wind but against wind or upgrade She chugged pretty good and once in a while downhill would get overdrive, all in all the i6 did good, not a speed demon by far but the little jeep that could.
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