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Jeep Gladiator? #14044818 06/27/21 08:21 PM
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Anyone using one of the new Jeep trucks to tow their boat? If so how do you like it?

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Re: Jeep Gladiator? [Re: Hymer] #14044842 06/27/21 08:56 PM
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I used a 4door Jeep Wrangler with the same engine and transmission. The engine was constantly causing the Jeep to be in the shop. At 48,000 miles, Jeep corporation finally decided to give me a new driveline and a lifetime power train warranty. I walked across the street and bought a Toyota.

The 3.6L and 6speed definitely could not handle towing a 17ft bass boat. It would NEVER make it with the boat I have now.

All that said, I do miss the Jeep. It was fun to drive. I had AEV 4” lift, AEV hood,, flat fenders, fab 9 bumpers, and 35’s with a quadratec programmer to correct speed and air pressure warnings.


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Re: Jeep Gladiator? [Re: Hymer] #14044852 06/27/21 09:12 PM
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Awful. Towed my boat with it once and never will I do that again!

Re: Jeep Gladiator? [Re: Hymer] #14044871 06/27/21 09:31 PM
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Test drove one last year. Felt like it couldn’t get out of its own way. Couldn’t imagine with my 22’ bay boat hooked behind it.

Re: Jeep Gladiator? [Re: Hymer] #14044876 06/27/21 09:33 PM
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Why anyone would want to buy one those and use it like a truck is beyond me. It's not built to do what a truck does. My best friend bought one and tows his buggy around with it. Dang buggy has more power than the jeep does I think. Poor jeep is an absolute dog


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Re: Jeep Gladiator? [Re: Hymer] #14044882 06/27/21 09:39 PM
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bass fishing...?

Re: Jeep Gladiator? [Re: ChanceHuiet] #14044915 06/27/21 10:22 PM
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Originally Posted by ChanceHuiet
Why anyone would want to buy one those and use it like a truck is beyond me. It's not built to do what a truck does. My best friend bought one and tows his buggy around with it. Dang buggy has more power than the jeep does I think. Poor jeep is an absolute dog


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Re: Jeep Gladiator? [Re: Hymer] #14044982 06/27/21 11:54 PM
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That’s what I figured. Just couldn’t see it handling my z521. Thanks for the replies.

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Originally Posted by Hymer
That’s what I figured. Just couldn’t see it handling my z521. Thanks for the replies.


Thank you for checking before you became a towing statistic.

Re: Jeep Gladiator? [Re: Hymer] #14045047 06/28/21 01:35 AM
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That’s a “truck” for chics


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If that is the "answer" to you are asking the wrong question! welcome


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They are cool but not built for hauling anything big.


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Re: Jeep Gladiator? [Re: Hymer] #14045757 06/28/21 08:24 PM
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As ugly as the Gladiator is it will make your boat look beautiful regardless of it's condition. banana


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Re: Jeep Gladiator? [Re: T Bird] #14045788 06/28/21 08:58 PM
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Originally Posted by T Bird
As ugly as the Gladiator is it will make your boat look beautiful regardless of it's condition. banana

roflmao


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Re: Jeep Gladiator? [Re: Frank the Tank] #14046185 06/29/21 03:50 AM
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Originally Posted by Frank the Tank
That’s a “truck” for chics

I actually like the truck a lot. You can spot the Californians trying to blend in much further away.

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