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Old 01-26-2011, 08:49 PM   #1
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10 Wrangler w/stick-Dolly?

Hello all, We have just got back from the keys were we towed our Harley in a 12' cargo trailer. All went fine and it pulled as if it wasnt there. The problem is the restriction the Harley brings with weather and the fact my wife cant just hop on to run to the store or what not. We have decided next trip to bring our 2010 Wrangler 4x4 with a stick shift. Well I have read conflicting info about hauling this jeep. I understand that all fours would be better. But I like the versatility of a dolly. First can I haul it and 2nd will it acumulate miles? Thanks for your input, Marcdohc
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Old 01-27-2011, 09:24 AM   #2
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I assume when you mention 'versatility', you mean you can use it for more than one vehicle, otherwise, the dolly would just be adding something else that needs to be dealt with once in camp. I imagine a dolly would be more expensive to purchase than setting up the Jeep for flat towing, but perhaps you have access to a used dolly?

The Jeep will not accumulate milage while being towed. You would still need to place the transfer case into neutral before towing, just as if you were towing 4 down.
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All Jeep manuals state "Do not tow with 2 wheels off the ground on 4x4 units". There are several reasons, some make sense to me while others don't. It depends on which 4x4 system and which jeep to me. But to keep your warranty coverage intact on such a new vehicle you will have to tow 4 down or all 4 off the ground on a trailer.
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All Jeep manuals state "Do not tow with 2 wheels off the ground on 4x4 units". There are several reasons, some make sense to me while others don't. It depends on which 4x4 system and which jeep to me. But to keep your warranty coverage intact on such a new vehicle you will have to tow 4 down or all 4 off the ground on a trailer.
From reading, not just these posts, but from several others on various forums it becomes apparent that some owners do not realize that their Jeep Manual has a section explaining the rules for towing the Jeep behind a recreational vehicle. Thanks for pointing that out. I think it is important. Happy Trails, Joe
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From reading, not just these posts, but from several others on various forums it becomes apparent that some owners do not realize that their Jeep Manual has a section explaining the rules for towing the Jeep behind a recreational vehicle. Thanks for pointing that out. I think it is important. Happy Trails, Joe
Joe, I'd think that would be the first place to look!
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