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Old 03-25-2012, 01:11 AM   #1
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Boat towing?

Okay guys I have an 89 yj 4.2 and I plan on taking my 16 foot bass boat and I am a little nervous looking at these other posts on towing a boat. Should I be nervous with towing it? If so what can I do to make the ride up to the lake as safe as possible without towing with another vehicle? The boat cant weigh more than 2000 pounds but ill double check the specs.

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Old 03-25-2012, 01:21 AM   #2
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Okay the boat weighs roughly 1400 pounds with trailer, gear and motor. I'm not nearly as nervous anymore, I will still play it safe and throw it into 4lo when deploying and re trailering

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Old 03-25-2012, 09:13 AM   #3
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I dont know about the other post about boat pulling I have basically same weigh bass boat. I didn't have any problems but once i was taking a sharp bend fast and the jeep did fish tale woke me up quick ! im thinking small wheel base .
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Old 03-25-2012, 11:07 AM   #4
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Yeah that's gotta be it so as long as I'm easy on the gas pedal I should be safe.
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