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Old 07-13-2015, 09:18 AM
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JKU tow report

Towed my 19' Four Winns boat this weekend about 120 miles on highways and back roads. Towed great, total weight was around 3000lbs, very stable on the highway used cruise most of the time set at 65mph. No issues with stability. I have the Teraflex 2.5 lift with Rancho RS9000 shocks and geometry correction brackets. My JKU is a '14 automatic with 3.73s, max tow package. Transmission temp never got above 170 degrees, engine temp stayed around 205 most of the time except on some long hills when the trans downshifted to maintain 65mph then it got as high as 220. The trailer has brakes which worked well no issues stopping or slowing.
For comparison I had a '12 JK auto with 3.73s, night and day difference between the JKU and the JK, the JK felt unstable, the tow with the JK was only a 5 mile tow, no highway.

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