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Old 04-04-2013, 12:40 PM   #1
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Which wrangler unlimited can be used as a dinghy without any extra pump kits added to it

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Old 04-04-2013, 02:12 PM   #3
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Could you repeat that??
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Old 04-04-2013, 02:13 PM   #4
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Any of them will work actually but if you don't use ratchet straps for the stabilizer then trust me you won't be dry at the end of the trip.
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Old 04-04-2013, 04:41 PM   #5
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Could you repeat that??
funny, i was thinking the same thing...
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Old 04-04-2013, 04:50 PM   #6
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Mast and sail = the ultimate Jeep mod.
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:25 PM   #7
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I'm so confused
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Old 04-04-2013, 06:14 PM   #10
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Cars/trucks towed behind motor homes are often referred to as a dingy.

to the OP I believe they all can be flat towed behind a motor home with out modification. I know my JKUR 6 spd can be.
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The only exception to this rule is the 2 wheel drive jeeps. To dinghy tow those you need to unbolt the 4 bolts on the drive shaft and support it to the frame

But then again, most of us here would recommend against getting a 2wd wrangler
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Here's a JKU dingy :-)
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what I was thinking...
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Here's a JKU dingy :-)
Yep, thats what I had in mind
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All 4wd wranglers are capable of being dinghy towed. You simply place the transfer case in neutral, and unlock the steering wheel on pre 2010's. Some time around 2010 on up the steering lock was eliminated.

Manual or automatic doesn't matter. Either one you just put the transfer case in neutral.
So install your tow bar, taillight wiring of choice and go. It's the simplest vehicle out there to dinghy tow. Preferably you will also install some type of braking system due to it's weight, especially with a JKU.

Motorhome users refer to the vehicle towed behind them as a dinghy or as a toad. It's just some of the RV lingo, like some things Jeep have different names like JK or JKU. The average driver doesn't know the difference, to them it's just a Jeep.

The OP is refering to a transmission pump. Some vehicles can be towed but require an auxillary transmission pump to keep fluid circulating through the automatic trans while the engine is off but the vehicle is in tow in neutral. This prevents the transmission from burning up during tow. No 4X4 Jeep requires this.
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While this site once again proves itself to be an excellent source of information and endlessly helpful, I preferred the idea of someone wanting to fill his JK with expanding foam and head for Cuba.
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