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Old March 24th, 2014, 07:04 PM   #41
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Wonder what his fuel economy was. I can tell you that there is a big difference depending on what you're pulling with a gasser RV.
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Old March 24th, 2014, 09:34 PM   #42
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Old March 24th, 2014, 10:05 PM   #43
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Too bad the low tire sensors couldnt be read from the front. Hey that might be a millon dollar idea ?

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Old March 24th, 2014, 10:45 PM   #44
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They already have them. Changed wheels on a customers Jeep and transferred the pressure sensors that screwed on in place of the cap. There is a readout monitor in the motorhome.
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Old March 25th, 2014, 05:53 AM   #45
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Old March 25th, 2014, 07:42 AM   #46
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Years ago a big fire was started by something similar. The couple thought people were trying to attack them. My uncle towed a car on a dolly behind his motor home. He had a bumper sticker
Channel 19, (for CB radio.)The idea being back then somebody would contact you on CB with a problem. Good old days!
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Old March 25th, 2014, 07:43 AM   #47
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Old March 25th, 2014, 07:54 AM   #48
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My dad once did something similar to this. Had a small utility trailer that was empty behind a van so he couldn't see it. Tire blew out and kept driving. Someone pulled up next to him and waved him over.
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Old March 26th, 2014, 06:11 AM   #49
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I toad a trailer wunz . It waz kool nd stuff. Eye never toad ah jeep with teh tars own far beefur tho .


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Old March 26th, 2014, 08:34 PM   #52
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Old March 26th, 2014, 08:44 PM   #53
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Why isn't there damage to the fenders etc...no rim material or rubber on any nearby parts.
My theory is... it was towed with just rims.
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Old March 26th, 2014, 08:55 PM   #54
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I had no idea that moabs were also run flats.
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Almost did that to a Toyota once. Tow dolly behind a suburban, the sub didn't feel it dragging at all. The toyota didn't have a bed, so the rear was not very heavy. The thing had auto locking hubs on the front, and when the t-case was put into neutral, it connected the input and output shafts. The spinning of the rear shaft caused the front shafts to spin and engage the hubs, so the rear axle just drug.

Found it after a mile of slow city streets (it was raining/snowing, helped it slide I'm sure), and shifted to 2wd, trans in neutral, and it was fine after that...

But it wasn't really that noticeable that it was dragging, even with just the burb. I woudl think a big pusher motorhome would be hard to spot unless you had good rear view cameras.
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Had a customer years ago that forgot to put his trans in neutral before towing. It was in first and wound it enough to throw a rod out the side.
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Old March 27th, 2014, 01:37 PM   #58
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I always take off real slow and swerve a little left and right and check my mirrors and camera to make sure my wheels are turning on the flat towed jeep. The jeep owners manual even tells you to press the brake and give it a little gas after hook up to ensure its in neutral.
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Trans in park or 1st gear if manual, TC in neutral when towing a Jeep...
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Trans in park or 1st gear if manual, TC in neutral when towing a Jeep...
More than one kind of "Jeep" out there, not all are the same rules....
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