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Old 05-22-2013, 12:46 PM   #1
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What size camper trailer can my Jeep pull "safely"

1999 4.0L with a Hidden Hitch...just seeing what I could pull "safely"..tks

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Old 05-22-2013, 01:01 PM   #2
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If you have something already in mind that you want to tow, toss it up, as that will give a better idea. Also, what class hitch do you have?


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I don't know what the actual Jeep Rating is

But I wouldn't go over 2000 lbs. Your Jeep can pull more- no problem. However, stopping is the problem. With a short wheelbase, you'll find it is MUCH harder to stop a trailer.

I've seen people with Jeeps towing larger trailers and I always give them a wide berth since they are an accident waiting to happen.
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Old 05-22-2013, 04:29 PM   #4
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Towing spec for any 1999 Jeep either 2.5 or 4.0 was 2000# but you might check your manual as I had red somebody said theirs was rated for 2500#. The big limiting factor is the short wheel base. Beyond that the current JKs have a maximum 32sq ft rating for the frontal area of an RV/trailer you are towing behind. Many RV trailers are going to be pushing twice that.
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