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Old 10-09-2013, 12:08 AM   #151
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I envy you guys... We are in our 70's and the wife says her tent days are over. We have had 5th wheels for many years, and going back to tent's is not going over very well. I would enjoy it very much. I even had her look at a very nice cab over camper, and she was not impressed.

My thoughts were to buy the camper, put the JKU on the car trailer and go camping and exploring. I thought it was a great idea,,, she didn't.

So,, if I want to enjoy tenting,,, it will be solo.
Get a nice motorhome and pull the Jeep.

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Old 10-09-2013, 12:17 AM   #152
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Get a nice motorhome and pull the Jeep.
Or move to a state that allows pulling the 5th wheel and the Jeep.
With 400 hp and 800 ft. lbs. torque, these new Fords pull like a train. It wouldn't know the Jeep was there.

But, I think tenting would be much more fun.

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So cool. I wish we had places like this in NY :/ one day i will move away from this communist state and into america lol. Not to highjack but jk coaster what front bumper is that?
Moving from NY to CA doesn't get you any less Communist.
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Old 10-09-2013, 12:36 AM   #154
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Moving from NY to CA doesn't get you any less Communist.
Didnt know it was CA lol srry. Yea you guys are just as bad lol
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Old 10-09-2013, 08:56 AM   #155
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The bumper is an LOD full width.

We pull the JK behind our motorhome. Then we strike out into the wild from there. Truth be known, we sleep in the motorhome most nights, but some trails or loops can't be done without an overnight stay somewhere along the way. It's pretty exciting in the West to be able to do that. Our JK is set up and used for overlanding, we love a sense of expedition.

Although we have done some decent upgrades on our JK for "get home" margin, a stock rig would have been fine in 95 % of our touring.
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Old 10-09-2013, 09:39 AM   #156
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This is how we tent camp:



Easy to tow too:

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Old 10-09-2013, 09:42 AM   #157
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This is how we tent camp: Easy to tow too:
What trailer is that and where can i get it?
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Old 10-09-2013, 09:55 AM   #158
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The trailer is a DIY Dinoot kit. I will be creating a thread shortly here on Wranglerforum outlining how to assemble an inexpensive (compared to premade) expedition equipped trailer that we will be hauling across the country to Moab this month.

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Old 10-09-2013, 10:18 AM   #159
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Will do and will sub to that
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Old 10-09-2013, 11:20 AM   #160
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Show us what a camper looks like behind a jeep . We are thinking about getting a pop up.
The Livin Lite 10.0 pop up is only 1k lbs and pulls very easy. We took it to the coast this last weekend, sorry I didnt' grab a pic, but it was a dream after towing a 28ft trailer with my Tundra.
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Old 10-24-2013, 01:54 PM   #161
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Nice rig, how much does the trailer weigh?
2700lbs. Ultra-light weight trailer, sleeps 4.
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Old 10-24-2013, 03:40 PM   #162
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Here is my "Pack mule" for tent camping.



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Old 10-24-2013, 03:54 PM   #163
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Here is my "Pack mule" for tent camping...

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I like the matching paint and wheels on the trailer!
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Old 10-24-2013, 04:39 PM   #164
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Here is my "Pack mule" for tent camping.



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You have a lift on that trailer?
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Old 10-24-2013, 06:22 PM   #165
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Yes 4" lift with Timbren Axle-less suspension to run the 315's and a 16 gallon water tank stuffed in where the axle normally would be.
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Old 10-28-2013, 12:19 AM   #166
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Camping in Moab





Hauling the trailer through the Medano Pass at Great Sand Dunes, Colorado.

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Old 10-28-2013, 08:38 PM   #168
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Going light, seeing the stars all night. I've moved up from a tarp on the ground to the cot... Luxury!
Oh yeah. As the sun sets, nuthin' beats the solitude of a thermarest (because my old bones need it), a whisperlite (because I like a hot dinner), a cooler full of good beer, a good cigar and a 2Door Rubicon. Find me if you can.
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Old 11-24-2013, 09:08 PM   #169
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Sweeeet thread
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Old 11-24-2013, 09:55 PM   #170
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Oh yeah. As the sun sets, nuthin' beats the solitude of a thermarest (because my old bones need it), a whisperlite (because I like a hot dinner), a cooler full of good beer, a good cigar and a 2Door Rubicon. Find me if you can.
Morning out in the middle of nowhere.
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This is at a WIsconsin Off Road Series mountain bike race last spring in Iola Wisconsin. I am getting old and the heater is great for early spring and late fall nights.
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Old 12-25-2013, 10:37 AM   #172
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Just picked it up last week

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Came in at 1700 dry weight. Seems to tow pretty good.
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Old 12-25-2013, 11:43 AM   #173
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There are quite a few hybrids that can be towed by a jku, Look at the roo and shamrock lines for example. I prefer a hybrid to a popup because you have permanent storage. I picked up a 2007 cub 170fl for about 8 grand last spring, suits us well.
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Old 12-25-2013, 05:10 PM   #174
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got a 13 ft. scamp

tows great, light weight (950lbs)...can stand uo...an it has AC..
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Old 12-25-2013, 05:56 PM   #175
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love the people that are always worried about towing with the jeep.....frontal area...etc. I pulled a 16 foot box trailer with a kawasaki mule on it and full of camping gear with my 11 2 door manual with no issues....pulling it with my unlimited and 3.6 now is a breeze...sure the mileage isn't great but it tows it fine with no anti say or anything.....no issues whatsoever
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Old 12-25-2013, 06:10 PM   #176
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Came in at 1700 dry weight. Seems to tow pretty good.
I have watching for a decent price on an Aline and they are crazy. Would be a great jeep camper.

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tows great, light weight (950lbs)...can stand uo...an it has AC..
Been watching for a Scamp or Boler and they have gone thru the roof.

just have to keep looking.
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Old 12-25-2013, 07:54 PM   #177
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love the people that are always worried about towing with the jeep.....
I've been looking for a light weight camper. My worry is not towing....its stopping.
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Old 12-25-2013, 10:52 PM   #178
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can you say.."electric brakes"

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I've been looking for a light weight camper. My worry is not towing....its stopping.

.."electric brakes"
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Yeah, the electric trailer brakes really are great. Makes towing a breeze and gives some piece of mind. We'll worth it.
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Old 12-26-2013, 08:50 AM   #180
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Yeah, the electric trailer brakes really are great. Makes towing a breeze and gives some piece of mind. We'll worth it.
Can you run those on a four pin connector?

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