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Old 03-14-2014, 01:40 PM   #29
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Another Jeep person here. We actually have two Jeeps set up to tow. A '08 Wrangler X Unlimited and a '12 Liberty both with Blue Ox baseplates and Blue Ox tow bar. A Roadmaster Evenbrake that will go back and forth between the two. What our plans are upon arrival determines which one we take. The Liberty is a little quieter and more comfy but the Wrangler is more fun.
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Old 03-16-2014, 10:24 AM   #30
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Finished toad setup for 2014 Jeep Wrangler

We just finished installing ourselves the towing setup. Purchase Blue Ox products; base plate, 7" drop receiver, Aventa LX towbar, LED tail light kit and receiver etc. locks.

Very pleased with all the Blue Ox products EXCEPT for the LED tail lights. They do not light up the tail light lens well at all, I would say they are 50% of the brightness off the Wrangler stock tail light bulbs. With the sunlight hitting the tail lights you can hardly see that the running lights/turn indicators are on. We are going to Martinsville Speedway for the March NASCAR race and upon my return I will be replacing the LED light with normal tail light bulbs.

We went with the RVibrake2 system and are very pleased with the product. Very easy to install/remove. The wireless system works great for on the fly adjustments and monitoring the system.
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Old 03-16-2014, 08:17 PM   #31
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We just upgraded our 05 Jeep Grand Cherokee to a 14 Jeep Grand Cherokee, we also have our 05 Wrangler set up to flat tow.

Our base plates and tow bar are all from Blue OX.

Unified Tow Brake is used for extra stopping.
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Another Wrangler toad. We too enjoy a little off roading in the places we visit...it's just part of RVing to us. We don' do any 'rock crawling' but do like seeing places less traveled and the wildlife we ordinarily wouldn't get to see.
Like vsheetz, scenic_route, and others, we like the Wrangler toad 4-down because of its ease to un/hook and its multi-multi-purpose use once camp is set. Whether scouting a remote trailhead or running for groceries, it's just a great choice for us! \ken
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... and another Jeep Wrangler guy. Very easy to setup for towing and a bunch of fun when driving. The ability to explore dirt roads and trails (get off the beaten path) is a lot of fun!
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Howdy. We tow this.

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we just traded out Honda Hybrid on a 2002 jeep Wrangler five speed...the honda had to be towed on a dolly, we used the Acme tow dolly and never had issues..but the jeep is much easier to hook up and detach....we use a brake buddy....and a road master hitch...
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This is our first year of flat-towing coming up, and we have the exact same setup as you (Equinox, Blue Ox Tow Bar, Patriot brake). The Michigan weather is being stubborn, so I'm not sure when I can get going yet!
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we tow a 2 door 2004 Jeep Wrangler automatic transmission only used as a toad Too small for 3 adults (only two of us) Could get a 4 door model which would work. Used Jeeps are expensive but fun for off roading and great to tow

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We flat tow a 2006 Jeep Commander Limited 7 passenger.

Blue Ox Tow bar and base plate and light wiring kit. Currently we have a Brake Buddy however we are replacing it with an Air Force 1 braking system.
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We tow a 2006 Dodge Ram Mega Cab. Roadmaster tow bar with Air Force 1 brake system.
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