'95 Wrangler YJ: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/m...rship-1481851/
'98 Cherokee XJ: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/k...41/index2.html
'07 Grand Cherokee WK ("No Mods"-The Wife)
my cherokee when i first bought it with a blown motor, love that u-haul has full car trailers.
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Heading to Quadratec about a month ago to meet the guys from MD Juan Company who make the Repli-tubs. It was pouring rain that day so I couldn't drive my open body Jeep.
1984 CJ-7 Renegade
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Originally Posted by michigan37 View Post
If you are deciding whether to dolly or trailer your TJ, I would trailer.
The owners manual specifically says not to use a tow dolly, or transfer case damage could occur. Flat tow four down, or use a trailer. Something to do with a lubrication issue when one driveshaft is spinning, and the other one isn't. You could remove your rear driveshaft though.
I never tested the theory, but I used to flat tow for years before I bought the trailer.
Hope you have a great trip.
In Monument Valley in June 2010. On the way to Moab...yeah, that's snow!
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New Member Question
I've read through this amazing thread and have a question. I am planning to trailer my M38A1 to parades and car shows (I know, it's not a Jeep, it's a Willys). The total length is just over 11.5 feet and the wheelbase is 81" (6.75 feet). Based on your experience, what would be the best trailer length? The trailer I end up buying will be used for this vehicle only.
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Originally Posted by CabinFever View Post
I would guess the most common lengths for a tandem axle car hauler are 14', 16', 18', and 20'.
Mine is an 18'. Two feet of it being in the dovetail. So a 16' flat usable deck. I prefer the dovetail because it makes it very easy to haul other vehicles besides my Jeep when the situation arises. Usually emergencies. Friends, family, or their kids broke down somewhere.
14' would certainly work for you, but with the 16' of usable deck and my short TJ, I have a little extra room for other stuff. Like my BBQ!
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