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Old 11-28-2008, 11:29 AM   #1
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Default Best Crossover To Tow a 139?

Anyone have a suggestion? New or used? Thanks!
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Old 11-29-2008, 03:13 PM   #2
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the 139 is the smaller one , right? the one below the 189.
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Old 12-01-2008, 02:27 PM   #3
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Default Best Crossover To Tow a 139?

Yes, about 15 feet, 2,381#. Thanks
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Old 12-01-2008, 07:11 PM   #4
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if its 2300 then prob figure about 2800-2900 loaded weight, what kind of cars are you looking at?
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Old 12-03-2008, 05:43 PM   #5
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I tow my 139 with a 2 door 08 Jeep wrangler x, as long as I use my w/d hitch I don't have any problems at all, but with out it, it gets squirley.
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i pulled our 160 with my 2 door jeep (only once, it doesnt do it the best and is overweight but i had no choice) you could get a 4 door wrangler, not really a crossover but cooler than a escape or something like that
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I plan to pull a 139 behind a 3.7L Jeep Liberty. I haven't tried it yet, but the internet has stories of other people doing it with apparent success.

Can you tell me more about the w/d hitch? In what way does that help?
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Old 04-24-2009, 07:27 AM   #8
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Check out this. It may help.
http://www.etrailer.com/faq_weightdistribution.aspx

Essentially it transfers some of the weight of the trailer to the front of the tow vehicle.
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Speaking of hitches, I need to have one installed on my Liberty. I know to get the weight-distributing one but there are two connectors available, a 4-pin and a 7-pin. My local dealer couldn't tell me the difference. Does anyone know the difference?
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I believe the dealer is talking about the wiring harness near the hitch. A 4 pin is for a basic trailer, and a 7 pin is for a trailer with brakes. You will need the 7 pin.
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