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Old 01-01-2013, 08:33 AM   #15
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When I bought both of my Beemers the dealer told me the same thing NO! I have seen a mini cooper being pulled.
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I have the short Wrangler. Just 2 of us. If folks cant get in back, we ride to the restaurant with them. Our back seat mostly stays folded up.

The Wrangler Unlimited is the 4-door, and has plenty of back seat space, and entry is easy if you get the side rails.

My 2012 Wrangler is stock. Have done many trails in AZ listed as "difficult" and all of Broken Arrow in Sedona including the Steps without any problems.

But I'm not the kind that must challenge the envelope. So, I'm not planning any upgrades beyond my US Navy spare tire cover. The "Trail Rated" emblem says enough for me.

We go off-road to to have fun, but also to see scenery and wildlife that most folks cannot dream of.

Just sayin....
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Heading out today to test drive both the Hummer H3 and a Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited...I have to say, after reading all of these helpful posts Im leaning towards the Jeep. Thanks again to all of you for your imput and opinons.
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Yachsea2' grab a copy of FMC magazine. The have a current list of all 4 down towables and with speed limitations etc., also max lengths allowed in every state! CA is 65 ft.
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Old 01-05-2013, 10:26 AM   #19
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You did not mention this option, but consider keeping the X5 and get an open or enclosed trailer. May be less expensive than a trade, and you still have a great car!
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where these automatics? how did y find out y can not tow these'

I tow automatics front wheel drives in nuetral with engine running over 15000 miles not a problem

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Yachsea2' grab a copy of FMC magazine. The have a current list of all 4 down towables and with speed limitations etc., also max lengths allowed in every state! CA is 65 ft.
Isn't the max in Cali 75' overall? See this DMV citation:
V C Section 35411 Combination of Vehicles Loads

This is only a 45' coach and 30' overall trailer, boat, or flatbed trailer for the dingy...not really too hard to reach this length.

Since the op is a 'Zonie, it is on topic

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Heading out today to test drive both the Hummer H3 and a Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited...I have to say, after reading all of these helpful posts Im leaning towards the Jeep. Thanks again to all of you for your imput and opinons.
I have test driven a few H3's and they seem a little underpowered in the 5 cylinder model, they made a V8 model but I have not driven one. Given the two options I would also be leaning toward the Jeep. Lot's of luck.
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where these automatics? how did y find out y can not tow these'

I tow automatics front wheel drives in nuetral with engine running over 15000 miles not a problem

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We just set up a 2012 Explorer. They can be loaded up any way you want and tow 4 down w/ a simple shift into neutral. Also one of the best looking SUV's today. IMHO!!!
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