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Old 10-02-2022, 09:48 AM   #1
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Returning to Rving??

After nearly two years of not traveling and missing it since selling our 42' DP we are thinking about going again. This time around it would be a small travel trailer being pulled behind a Jeep Grand Cherokee with the 3.6l engine. Being I have forgot everything I learned about weights and capacity I need the experts to tell me what I can or cannot pull. I do not want a pop-up style.

The GVWR is 6,500 pounds with the front axle has 3,200 pounds and the rear axle has 3,700 pounds. The combo weight of the two of us is around 350 pounds. What other info do I need?
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Old 10-03-2022, 06:24 AM   #2
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Check driver's door sticker for actual towing capacity of individual unit.

Maybe the small Forest River RPod or a Casita 17 foot depending on the actual towing capacity.
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Once you get the towing capacity figured out, I suggest you rent a travel trailer once or twice to see if you will like it. Going from a 42' DP to a small TT is a huge change.
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