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how can i tow my jeep cherokee behind my RV?
« on: October 27, 2010, 05:20:46 PM »
hey all, i have a 90' jeep Cherokee and i need to know what all it takes to tow them on tow-bar. im a welder and i can make the tow bar myself, just need to
know how to overcome the power-steering in these things. i know i have to put the transfer in neutral. what else does it take?   
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Re: how can i tow my jeep cherokee behind my RV?
« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2010, 03:29:50 AM »
On the cherokee it it not recomended to flat tow without damaging the trans and tcase, you must remove the driveshafts front and rear unless you have hubs. Even with the auto hub one axle will still spin.
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Re: how can i tow my jeep cherokee behind my RV?
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2010, 09:43:44 PM »
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Re: how can i tow my jeep cherokee behind my RV?
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2010, 11:17:27 AM »
thanks a bunch guys, do i have to do anything about the steering?? 
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Re: how can i tow my jeep cherokee behind my RV?
« Reply #4 on: November 04, 2010, 04:05:35 AM »
Just make sure to leave the ignition in an open position so that the steering does not lock. If you forget you will end up dragging your vehicle down the street. I forgot, once on my Samurai.  :driving: :lipsrsealed: :slap:
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Re: how can i tow my jeep cherokee behind my RV?
« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2010, 04:39:58 PM »
lol thanks a bunch  8) i also have a 1980 toy 2wd 4spd, would i just have to turn the key on to tow that one or is there more involved?
one thing i forgot to mention was my jeep has a 5spd, would i still have to take out the drive-lines in it with the 5spd?   
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Re: how can i tow my jeep cherokee behind my RV?
« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2010, 02:58:25 PM »
lol thanks a bunch  8) i also have a 1980 toy 2wd 4spd, would i just have to turn the key on to tow that one or is there more involved?
one thing i forgot to mention was my jeep has a 5spd, would i still have to take out the drive-lines in it with the 5spd?  

YES....Get a trailer and tow it. Think about how long it will take to remove and reinstall drive shafts ever time you want to use the Toy or the heep.   The 5spd would be worse then the Auto because most times the gears and bearing that end up spinning are not going to receive enough oil to properly lube them.  
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Re: how can i tow my jeep cherokee behind my RV?
« Reply #7 on: November 08, 2010, 05:04:46 PM »
yep basically buy a trailer dude..save u money in the long run
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Re: how can i tow my jeep cherokee behind my RV?
« Reply #8 on: November 09, 2010, 03:31:17 PM »
well im sure glad i asked u guys because i almost towed my jeep the other week lol would have been all mad lmao  :yupyup:
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Re: how can i tow my jeep cherokee behind my RV?
« Reply #9 on: November 09, 2010, 03:35:46 PM »
whats cool is with the trailer, its always there... yeah its one more thing sitting in the yard, BUT if your jeep breaks down, you can go get it with the toyota and the trailer (yeah I know 40mph in 3rd gear sucks but would get you home)
and its swappable, you dont have to figure this out if you get another rig
Sand, what fun, drop pressure to 12psi, stock tires are still digging, can't afford to get stuck, 8psi, still not working. Find a place to GET OUT, air up, un-lock hubs,  WAIT whats this, hubs are UN-LOCKED already. 2wd, 8psi, stock tires, Oregon sand dunes.

 
 
 
 
 

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