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Ihave an 87 Wrangler with a 5 speed that I will be towing. Does it matter what gear it's in when towing (other than neutral or reverse)?
 

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never tow in overdrive that's asking for tranny problems, (the 258 probably couldn't do it anyways)
 

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If you mean you will be flat towing the jeep then technically any gear works including reverse BUT I always use 5th gear on the rational that if the t case ever managed to not be in N then at least the engine would not overspeed and maybe not be destroyed.
 

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if you are towing the jeep as in tires on the ground behind a RV do Neutral tranny and transfer.

If towing the jeep as in on a trailer first-5th gear in 2wd just properly chain it up.

If towing as if I'm towing things with my Jeep try and keep the Jeep above 3rpms for power
 
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