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Old 12-11-2011, 10:14 AM   #1
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Old 12-13-2011, 07:30 PM   #2
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Old 12-13-2011, 08:13 PM   #3
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I tow a jeep wrangler, however wife has a 2011 Cherokee that will be our toad when we FT. I need to start getting it ready to tow. I am guessing it will tow fine.
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Old 12-13-2011, 08:40 PM   #4
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I just bought a 2011 Grand Cherokee, to pull. I have been using a trailer to haul a car on. Before that I used a dollie, but wasn't to proud of that, the trailer was a joy, because no matte where you got yourself into, you can always back up. With that said, I have an '03 Silverrado, that I use a tow bar on, but nearly learned a valuable lesson with that, I wasn't using any kind of brake, and boy, does that pick-up ever extend the braking distance.
I am hoping the Cherokee works as good as the Silverado, with a brake installed of course! LOL!!
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Old 12-13-2011, 08:44 PM   #5
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Have towed my 2008 Grand Cherokee Overland since it was new and love it. Most of the time I don't even know it's behind me.

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Old 12-18-2011, 07:04 AM   #6
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Just bought a 2011 Grand Cherokee to tow behind out Tour. We used to tow a Wrangler but wanted someting a little more comfortable. We have a Blue Ox tow system with the Brake Buddy. I haven't installed the tow kit yet, we just got it in the mail last week. I plan on putting it in next week. I oredered the spare bulb kit for the rear as this is how I did it on the Wrangler. I was noticing that the rear lenses on the Grand Cherokee are clear and you can see the bulb, so now I am hesitant to drill into it and install the bulbs. Just wondering if I might be better off installing a diode kit and using the existing bulbs? Any thoughts either way?
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Old 12-18-2011, 01:36 PM   #7
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I tow a jeep wrangler, however wife has a 2011 Cherokee that will be our toad when we FT. I need to start getting it ready to tow. I am guessing it will tow fine.
I should ask when are you planing on going FT.. I need a new towed you see and if that Wrangler is still good, and the price is not too bad, and it will take you long enough to get there.. I might be interested.

However... Not just yet less you can make me one "heck" of a deal (And I doubt you can make one that good)
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Old 12-19-2011, 07:22 PM   #8
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I installed the diodes on my Wrangler and the work great. Actually less trouble to install than the extra bulbs and I have done both.

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