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Old 12-12-2014, 05:01 PM   #1
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Lifted JK Wrangler Unlimited?

Anyony towing a lifted jk? I just bought a 2015 unlimited rubicon jard rock, I plan to install a 3.5" lift and 35" tires . If you have a lifred jeep do you have any issues towing 4 down?
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Old 12-12-2014, 05:53 PM   #2
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I tow a 2010 unlimited rubicon with a 2 1/2 lift and it tows just fine. I did have to buy one of those hitch drop downs and in my case i needed to invert it to get an extra 4 inches to make tow bar level. I know others that tow lifted jeeps with no issues.


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Old 12-12-2014, 06:19 PM   #3
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Just make sure the MH end of the tow bar is slightly higher than the Jeep. A friend of mine towed his TJ with the MH lower than the Jeep. He had to make an emergency stop and the TJ came up and into the rear of his coach. Didn't hurt the jeep but it ruined their trip and did $8000 damage to the MH.

Now if he had listened to me, the hitch would have been correct and my extra Brake buddy would have stopped the Jeep.

I towed a 2010 Unlimited Rubi with 3" lift and 35" tires with no problems except whenever I went past a trail leading into the mountains, I could feel the Rubi dragging it's tires to get me to stop and run the trail. Now, with my enclosed trailer, my built and stretched LJ on 37's doesn't see the trails.
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Many folks towing lifted jeeps. No particular issues, just make whatever adjustments to have the tow bar within level range of the tow bar manufacturers recommendation. And of course a braking system.
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Thanks I have an adjustable rise/drop reciver and will use it.
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Old 12-13-2014, 06:39 PM   #6
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I run 35 inch tires on my JK with only the 1 3/4 Daystar spacer lift. Just a thought if you don't need the height. Saves on shocks at the least.
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