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Old 07-08-2011, 07:43 PM
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how do i tow my jeep?

I have a 99'Toyota Land Cruiser, i have been told that i can easily tow my jeep with it, but ive never towed anything before, so i have no idea how it works... Exactly what kind of hardware would i need to tow it, how much would it cost me, and where should i get it from?

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Trailer would be best.($1500-$3000) I think your rated to tow around 6500 with your toyota if it has the v8, and the tow package. If not, then you need to add a few thing. I towed with my Ram 1500 it was rated at around 8500lbs or so and did well. With the jeep, trailer and people you will be very close to the max rating. For the trailer you just need tie downs front and rear etc. You can flat tow the jeep, meaning your just pulling the jeep on a hitch behind you, no trailer, but then your tow rig is doing all the braking which it might not be up to. Thus, I would talk to some folks who tow with your set up and see how it does, flat vs. trailer.

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trailer is the way to go. you can get away with a 16foot car trailer for a YJ. get and open center as that keeps the weigh down on the trailer.
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