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Old 07-21-2015, 09:41 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by wa8yxm View Post
When my 2005 W was new I towed 4,000 pounds of 1992 Chevy Lumina APV using a 4" Drop, US-Gear breaks and a Remco axle lock (So it was a true trailer when I towed it).

Broke the cross bar the hitch is welded to (End brackets) had 'em re-built stronger and ... Continued to tow Lumina till it died of old age and electrical issues.

page 2: Today I tow 2500 pounds of 2001 Dodge Neon with Remco Lube pump and brakes,, using the same 4" drop.. no problems so far save for a blown 8.1L Vortec in the motor home and that has nothing to do with the towed.

Oh, it tows "Heavier" than the Lumina did. I do understand why.
Is the 8.1 engine fixed now?

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Old 07-23-2015, 06:22 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Greatscot View Post
That is interesting. What is the year and configuration of your Explorer? 2x4 , 4x4, manual or auto ?
. It is a 1993 Explorer Sport 4x4 with a manual 5 speed tranny, With push button 4x4 transfer.
Not to be confused with the Explorer or the Explorer Sport Track.

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Towed a 2005 Jeep Wrangler and now a 2012 Wrangler for combined 25,000+ miles with my W22. Very quick and easy to set up to tow. The 2012 is better since it doesn't have a locking steering wheel and the key doesn't have to be in the ignition. Curb weight on the Wrangler 2drs is approximately 3,700 lbs.
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