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Old 04-13-2014, 07:35 AM   #1
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Hay folks, I am looking for a Toad to be pulled behind our 30' Concord F450-V10.What would be a good 4x4 vehicle for this rv. I have found several Geo Metros, but all were pretty worn out. Is the Jeep Liberty 4dor automatic too heavy? Thanks for any help!
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We tow a Jeep Wrangler with a manual transmission. Easy, easy, easy. I don't know how an automatic transmission differs but I doubt you can beat a Jeep for it's 4x4 capability. Then there is the added benefit of all of the mods available for Jeeps!
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I towed our 2011 Liberty with our last MH which was a B+ 24 footer. Your tow rating should be 5000#.
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A Jeep liberty is heavy. My Liberty weighted 4450 lbs where my Tacoma only weighs 3950 with a 1/2 tank of gas.
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We tow a Jeep Wrangler with a manual transmission. Easy, easy, easy. I don't know how an automatic transmission differs but I doubt you can beat a Jeep for it's 4x4 capability. Then there is the added benefit of all of the mods available for Jeeps!
What year is it? Do you have to pull the drive shaft?
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Our Jeep is a 2010 and a manual transmission. The transfer case goes into neutral and it's put into 6th gear. We pull the light fuse & there is a disconnect for the battery. We've towed this jeep about 10,000 miles with no problems.
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We tow a 2005 Jeep Liberty with absolutely no problems. The crankcase disconnect is perfect. No drive shaft or fuse steps needed.
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We tow a 2005 Jeep Liberty with absolutely no problems. The crankcase disconnect is perfect. No drive shaft or fuse steps needed.

Crankcase disconnect??? I don't think so.
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Jeep Patriot is only 3050# A new base model 2014 can be bought for $11,999. (add $1k for AC)
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Wrangler. Period. Newer Wranglers do not have an ignition lock thus you can remove the key when towing, although the manual says you have to leave the key in the ACC position. (Jeep has never updated the manual.) Hook tow bar up...Hook taillight wiring up...place transmission in Park or any gear...transfer case in neutral...park brake off...pull the key out...drag it away! 13000 miles towing our 2011/2013 Wrangler automatic using a Roadmaster tow bar and Readybrake braking system with ZERO problems. Have to look in the rear camera to make sure it is still there.
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We tow a 2004 Suzuki Vitara aka Chevy Tracker. Its a true 4x4 and we love it! Hook up the Blue Ox, Put the auto transmission in park, shift transfer case to neutral, connect lights and you're ready to go. Weight is about 2900 lbs.
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