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#11942353 - 11/19/16 09:16 PM Jeep Wrangler rubicon?
Chaparro75 Offline
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Registered: 12/11/13
Posts: 201
Loc: Dallas, TX
Do you own one?
Do you use it to tow your boat?
Wife is looking to buy one and would like to trade my beat up F-150 4.6 for a jeep.

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#11973656 - 12/08/16 02:06 PM Re: Jeep Wrangler rubicon? [Re: Chaparro75]
kevin Offline
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Registered: 12/12/01
Posts: 881
Loc: Fort Worth ,Texas,USA
I am looking to buy one, But not to pull my boat.
How big is your boat?
I use to have a Trail Blazer (about the same size as a jeep) that I pulled my boat. It worked but not as well as my 1/2 ton truck.
Guess you can say that a Diesel do a better job still . You should weigh out your needs, How far and often do you tow?

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#12064161 - 01/28/17 08:20 AM Re: Jeep Wrangler rubicon? [Re: Chaparro75]
Chaparro75 Offline
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Registered: 12/11/13
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Loc: Dallas, TX
16' aluminum tracker
Texoma and possum kingdom from Dallas IDK how many miles that is.

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#12066721 - 01/30/17 07:17 AM Re: Jeep Wrangler rubicon? [Re: Chaparro75]
Gamblinman Offline
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Registered: 11/26/02
Posts: 2557
Loc: Yantis, TX
Jeeps have too short of a wheelbase and not enough braking power to be suited for towing.
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#12066871 - 01/30/17 08:29 AM Re: Jeep Wrangler rubicon? [Re: Chaparro75]
Samsonsworld Offline
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Registered: 12/12/08
Posts: 3009
Loc: Oeste Del Tejas
That boat is pretty light. The Jeep would probably get the job done. A full size truck or SUV would do it better.

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#12068640 - 01/31/17 12:51 AM Re: Jeep Wrangler rubicon? [Re: Gamblinman]
Chaparro75 Offline
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Registered: 12/11/13
Posts: 201
Loc: Dallas, TX
Originally Posted By: Gamblinman
Jeeps have too short of a wheelbase and not enough braking power to be suited for towing.




Even the four door model?

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#12068641 - 01/31/17 12:51 AM Re: Jeep Wrangler rubicon? [Re: Samsonsworld]
Chaparro75 Offline
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Registered: 12/11/13
Posts: 201
Loc: Dallas, TX
Originally Posted By: Samsonsworld
That boat is pretty light. The Jeep would probably get the job done. A full size truck or SUV would do it better.

Thanks, just don't want to own 3 vehicles.

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