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Old 05-09-2015, 10:25 PM   #1
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Towing a Jeep Grand Cherokee 4 down with class C rig

I'm looking for the best set-up to tow my 2004 Grand Cherokee w/Quadra Trac 4-down behind my Class C on a Chevy chassis. Any suggestions would be welcome.
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Check your Jeep owners manual for info on towing the Quada Trac equipped vehicle 4 down .
Weigh the Jeep and compare the weight to the trailer tow capacity and GCWR of your Class C chassis.

JMHO: No matter what tow bar system you choose , don't just get the system that handles the weight, ( 5,000 lb. capacity ) get the big iron, ( 10,000 lb.) . The few extra $$ at time of purchase, is well worth the peace-of-mind.
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I have a class c with Chevy v8 and tow my 2013 Grand Cherokee 4 down with no problems. It slows me down. A bit on high mt passes or big wind, but I still get about 10mpg.
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Dave1956, would you be willing to share what set-up you use. Getting ready to buy mine & want to get the best thing for my rig.
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Old 05-13-2015, 02:14 PM   #5
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FWIW i am towing a 2014 GC Summit using a Sterling All-Terrain on a Roadmaster base plate with RVIbrake2
works for me
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I'm still using a Roadmaster Sterling All-Terrain, I used on a Forest River Lexington Class C I got in 2008 for my 2007 Jeep Liberty. I did have it serviced, when I was at the Tiffin Rally in Orlando in March. It's on a class A now and still works fine. Dave
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I've used a Sterling towbar on our '97 Jeep GC and now our '05 Ody with no problems. RoadMaster base plates and BrakeMaster 9600 on both of them also.
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I have demco on my 2011 grand. Not saying it's the best but I have no problems with it. Installed it myself and not to hard but does require removing the front. Fwiw, my grand weighed in at 5400 lbs. Also installed diodes for the tail lights. The diodes are located between the body and the taillight assembly, tight but doable. The diodes do not run any lights in the tailgate.
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2012 jeep GC 4x4 auto, Road master Sterling used, added bulbs into tail light fixture with independent wires. Sets up in about 5 minutes, tows beautifully. Also I bought a used brake buddy and it works as advertised. If I was going to tow all the time with many hook up and disconnects, I would do something different than brake buddy.
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I have a 2005 Winnebago Adventurer that I tow a 2003 Jeep GC. I have a Roadmaster Falcon 2 tow system with the Roadmaster Even Brake portable braking system. I made my own Tail Light system using a regular trailer light extension harness and connected it to two LED trailer lights. I mount the lights on the back of the Jeep and have the harness run from the front grill, inside the vehicle to the lights on the backside. The harness plugs into a pigtail that plugs into the RV trailer light outlet at the hitch. The harness and LED lights are readily available at Harbor Freight, Northern Hydraulics or any store that sells trailer light products. I have used this system for 3 years now without a problem.
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Do class C's have a 5,000 pound hitch or are they in the 3500 range?
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Do class C's have a 5,000 pound hitch or are they in the 3500 range?
The hitch is not the only tow limit factor.
Depends on the chassis , engine combination and the amount of capacity left to the GCWR after the coach is completed.
No hard and fast rule.
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