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makwa 05-26-2007 11:20 AM

Towing a jeep behind the motor home
Has anybody towed a wrangler behind a motor home?

I want to know what I'm in for. I am looking at a tow bar type.


bluvikng 05-26-2007 07:57 PM

Your owners manual will give you the details. You are considering flat towing it, right? Meaning, without a trailer.

makwa 05-26-2007 08:19 PM


Originally Posted by bluvikng (Post 85786)
Your owners manual will give you the details. You are considering flat towing it, right? Meaning, without a trailer.


bluvikng 05-26-2007 08:26 PM

It is no problem, with the right tow hitch, and there are various ways to have your tail lights operable. There is the, take it to a U-haul, of simular station to have it installed, or doing it your self with extra bulbs placed in the rear light cluster. I have seen several right-ups, on different forums, for the "do it-yourselfer".

MoA 05-26-2007 09:59 PM

ive seen like 100 jeeps bein pulled behind a motorhome.. im sure if uve towed a car behind it b4.. it should be cake

waspison 06-07-2007 12:16 PM

I am getting my rig set up for towing right now. I got a 5000lb tow bar from harbor freight tools on sale for $50! They sell magnetic trailer lights too. I don't know what type of front bumper you are running, but body armor sells brackets that will adapt your front d-ring shackles to fit most tow bars.

gmb08 06-07-2007 03:47 PM

I tow mine behind a motorhome. I bought a no frills tow bar that included brackets to mount to the bumper and use magnetic lights on the back. I ran / zip tied the wires underneath so all I have to do is plug them in when towing. I looked into wiring into the jeep's lights but the parts were going to run @ $75. Adhere some thick tape to the magnets if you don't want to scratch the paint on the tailgate - ask me how I know.

dwdrums801 06-07-2007 06:42 PM

how do you know? :D

Triple88a 06-07-2007 09:12 PM

makwa do you have any pics of that 10" box? which way does it fire?

to tow a rwd all time vehicle dont you have to tow it by the rear tires and lock the steering wheel so the front tires will be in contact w/ the road while the rears are lifted?

khenderson 06-08-2007 05:02 AM

i remember a thread somewhere a long time ago where someone was flat towing a tj and the c-clip came out, and the axle shaft and tire came out and went across the highway while the tj was dragged for a mile or so on the diff. ugly pics.

not to scare you out of towing it tho! :)

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