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Old March 16th, 2008, 07:04 AM   #81
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In europe the liberty is called the cherokee and it is still produced.. Tow rating with braked trailer it 3360kg -- for gofastbobby that is 7392lbs
http://www.jeep.co.uk/jeep/versions.aspx?ID=444,3,97

That's probably another reason I feel perfectly fine towing the trailer I do.
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Old March 16th, 2008, 07:17 AM   #82
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the only thing jeep on that rig is the body. everything else is something diffrent.
You Ain't Kiddin'
And even the body was 3 jeeps pieced together..
I've since got a decent YJ tub, a newly accuired CJ grill from PP.
So it'll be a little more Jeep..
I should have started with a YJ frame or just made my own in rebuilding it but I decided to stay with the c channel frame even though there is only 8' of it left.. I bobbed the back and it's all tube now.. The front is also all tube.. I dropped the body down to the frame so it at least looks normal..
Should have my shocks and steering here this week and then I can start running more tube..

Sorry for going off topic..
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Old March 16th, 2008, 09:33 AM   #83
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Sorry for going off topic..
Yes.

Back to ragging on you for towing with your KJ.
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Old March 16th, 2008, 10:39 AM   #84
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i guess when it all comes down to it it depends on how you drive when you are towing.

you will never see me towing above 65 mph. and it scares me when then trailer you are pulling is longer than the tow rig you arw pulling it with.

bahaha your an idiot trailer longer than the tow vehicle. hello wake up.
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bahaha your an idiot trailer longer than the tow vehicle. hello wake up.
The only way it is safe to tow a trailer longer than the tow vehicle is when it is attached to a semi truck.




















































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Old March 16th, 2008, 11:55 AM   #86
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Dang, can we please get this as a new smiley ????
It is a pot of kettle corn, we could have the "stirring the pot" and the "popcorn" smiley, all in one !!!
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Old March 16th, 2008, 05:15 PM   #87
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PP, do you remember wher 1crazyredneck came and got the grill from you?

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Old March 16th, 2008, 05:28 PM   #88
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I'm still sticking with Liberties are poop for towing when equipped with a transmission chrysler dug out of the trash.


but diesels don't have that problem, Nor 02's or early 03's.
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I'm still sticking with Liberties are poop for towing when equipped with a transmission chrysler dug out of the trash.


but diesels don't have that problem, Nor 02's or early 03's.
Hmm The diesel has the 45rfe in it i think.. I didn't think it was that bad of a trans..
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Old March 16th, 2008, 06:32 PM   #90
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Hmm The diesel has the 45rfe in it i think.. I didn't think it was that bad of a trans..
no i was mainly speaking of the 42RLE i have
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CRDs are backed by the 545re. I believe it's essentially the 5 speed version of the 45re. I only know this because I had to get a new pan last month.
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Yes.. Had that trans in my 2004 liberty 3.7 Hated it.. I towed my 2 place snowmobile trailer to WAWA with that thing and I thought for sure it was gonna kick a rod ..
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CRDs are backed by the 545re. I believe it's essentially the 5 speed version of the 45re. I only know this because I had to get a new pan last month.
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Yeah.. It's the same trans that's in the half ton trucks and durango's .. oh and jeep grand cherokees .. I don't really know to much about the Jeeps and Trucks.. I don't work for that area anymore..
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Old March 16th, 2008, 06:45 PM   #94
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According to my internet search, the KJ has a wheelbase of 104.2 and the WJ has 105.9.

I don't know about all KJs, but mine has disks at all 4 corners and the front calipers are big enough to require 16" rims.
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Truf. They say wj, i hear wk...

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Well shit. I'm fucked too. My trailer is way longer than my tow rig.

you know what I was on the highway the other day and saw a couple other trucks with trailers longer than the truck. I will be sure to get their plate numbers and report them. Do I just tell them that gofastbobby said to call?
Wow, your a truck driver and a hillbilly.

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5000 with the 4.0L
6500 when equipped with a v8.

according to my internet research.
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with all that BS hes been posting is a towing guru....how could u ask such a silly question...
Ok. Fuck off newbie.

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with all that BS hes been posting he is a towing guru....how could u ask such a silly question...
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I luv diggin' up old post.. It's fun.. I was waiting for the WK/WJ to KJ comparision.. In europe they actually rate the liberty diesel higher than the WJ because the hitch is closer to the centerline of the wheelbase or something like that.. And since the KJ had issues in the begining with roll over and what not they stiffened the hell outta the bushings and actually gave it some real shocks to help control the roll.. I've towed with my Dad's 4.7 WJ and it's got a mushy kinda feel to it.. It also feels much higher than mine.. Oh and I got new tires for it to.. I wouldn't tow very much with the piece of garbage goodyears that come on it.. I put Kumho A/T LT tires on it.. A load range d tire.. It took almost all the sway out along with the sway bar.. I just use the one sway bar though..

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gofastbobby have you ever towed anything?
I towed a red wagon with my tricycle once. Now that i think about it the wagon was longer than the trike.

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bahaha your an idiot trailer longer than the tow vehicle. hello wake up.
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Wow, your a truck driver and a hillbilly.
haha wrong again


Why don't you try to post something simple, like your name. Then if you don't fuk that up you can move onto other things.
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haha wrong again


Why don't you try to post something simple, like your name. Then if you don't fuk that up you can move onto other things.


hi, i am bob.

can i tell you to fukc off yet?
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yeah the wj has a tow rating of 109.5''
I'm curious, where did you pull that fact from?
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from the wk specs.
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from the wk specs.
can you convert inches into pounds, i can't seem to find that conversion formula?
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I think he wanted to type wheelbase.. but what do i know.. I'll be honest.. I still can't believe those crazy euros haul 7300lbs with these things.. I'm not even that crazy..
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