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Old February 26th, 2011, 08:59 PM   #1
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Default Trailer size for a TJ and YJ?

Looking to buy a Trailer to Tow My TJ and the Wife's YJ. Just want to see if anyone knew how long of a trailer I would need?

I want to put both on the trailer at the same time.

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Old February 26th, 2011, 09:08 PM   #2
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A 14ft will work, a 16 ft is a little more flexible.

I have had both, used the 14 for towing my CJ5, like the extra 2 ft of the 16 I have now, which I tow my scrambler with.
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Pics of a 16ft trailer (14ft + 2ft beavertail), with my CJ6, and CJ8. You can reference the hardtop on the CJ8, which would be the same length as a YJ/TJ..



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Thanks for the post, But I am looking for how long to put both on the trailer at the same time.
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Old February 26th, 2011, 09:40 PM   #5
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Haggar can't read. lol

I'd say at least 28/30 feet, so as long as you can get.
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I have put a tj and a yj on a 24ft deck over. 20ft flat and 4ft tail. Im sure it would work on a lower one also.
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Yes it was Edited after, I saw his post And thought I need to add to it.

24 Ft. that is what I was thinking on the lower end. Have to see what I can fine. thanks for the info. You would not happen to have pictures of both jeeps on it would you?
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My 37' deck will fit 3 SWB's. It's a tight fit though. Not sure if I can fit 2 SWB's and my Scrambler. Just get a trailer rated for the weight of the 2 Jeeps plus all the other crap you will put in them for towing like parts, tools, ice chests, etc... A gooseneck at that length is almost a requirement. You can do a bumper pull ok at 24', but the gooseneck will allow more way more backing radius.
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I put my old cj8 (haggars now) and a XJ on a 26ft. You just have to be ok with them touching lol
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Ah, ok, well, you can see my pics for how long they are and double it ;-) (Consider the jeeps in the pics are 101 and 104" wheelbases, not the 94" of the TJ and YJ)

TJs and YJs are 13ft long each. So 26ft gets you completely on them. You can fit on a 24f if you hang over, I have seen a friend do it this way, it was tight.

My experience is not to *plan* to use every inch of the trailer, if possible. Never know when you need something slightly different on there. Thats why I ditched the 14ft for a 16ft. After I bought my trailer, my dad bought 2 tractors, and they are 15ft long from bucket to rear blade. Like if you go somewhere that your wife stays home but a friend has a truck or cherokee or something...
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this was a 24ft if i remember and it sucked..need to have a 28ft or 32ft.
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