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Old 04-07-2024, 01:46 PM   #1
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Jeep Tow vehicle question 2018 Winnie Drop 1790

Hi we are new here and new to towing a tt other than many many years ago! We have found a 2018 Winnie Drop 1790 @2950 lbs that the dealer says we can tow with our 2016 Jeep Wrangler 4 door with a 3500 towing capacity. We would be getting an equalizing hitch and breaking controls. Should we have any concerns about this, there is a lot of mixed info out there!
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Old 04-07-2024, 01:56 PM   #2
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IMHO that is overweight for the Jeep. The GVW of the TT you are looking at is 3800#. Also, you will have to take into consideration how Jeep arrived at the 3500# towing capacity. You will have to deduct for extra weight in the Jeep, things like stuff in the back, and passengers.

Personally, I wouldn't do it. I would want at least a 5000# towing capacity to feel comfortable with that rig.

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I don't know if you've noticed it lately but there are folks who will tell you most anything to get what they want!
The Jeep may be able to pull it but can it stop it when you need it done in a hurry?
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Yes, hence our post on here. We don’t want to be told it can do it just fine and have all kinds of issues. This is not a tt we would be pulling across country or through the mountains, more Midwest use only, however we don’t want a towing nightmare!
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Don’t forget the spare underware?

Everything you take with you adds onto the weight. And believe me I don’t think anyone has a camping unit within GVW after you add chairs, water, food, dog cage etc etc. all that “stuff” adds up pretty quickly. I think a previous comment suggested 5000lb towing capacity for that trailer. I’ll use my two cents worth to agree with him.
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