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Old 07-04-2016, 06:11 AM   #15
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Brakes are required by law on any AS.
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Old 07-04-2016, 07:03 AM   #16
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Brakes are required by law on any AS.
Please post links to this law.
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Old 07-04-2016, 07:06 AM   #17
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Scant do links but it's easy to look up. Just google trailer brake law.
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Old 07-04-2016, 07:09 AM   #18
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Every state I saw listed required trailer brakes above 3000 pounds.
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Old 07-13-2016, 03:28 PM   #19
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Old 07-13-2016, 03:39 PM   #20
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I could be wrong and the angle of the photo could be deceptive, but the front end of your trailer appears to be a little high, and the shank/WD (that which goes into the receiver of the Jeep's hitch) appears to be at the lowest point the dealer could go to.

Now I wouldn't insinuate the possibility the dealer didn't install the proper shank, but it's something you should be aware of.

I know from personal experience, achieving a level configuration of trailer to vehicle will make a huge difference in road/highway performance.

A simple check would be to take the Jeep and trailer to a known level location and measure the height of the front and back of the trailer from the lower rub rail.

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Old 07-13-2016, 05:24 PM   #21
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Attachment 266716we finally brought the Sport 16 home yesterday. We have the Fastway weight distribution hitch and a Prodigy wireless brake controller. Easy tow on the two-hour trip home. It handled great!Attachment 266717Attachment 266718
I'm sure you won't even know it is behind you. Just be sure the trailer is level when hitched up.
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Old 07-13-2016, 05:53 PM   #22
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Excellent rig setup! We just got a new Rubicon. The seats are so nice ! We have a 1998 TJ with a straight six, and it runs like a champ! No way were getting rid of that bad boy. We had to get a new wrangler cause we love the old one so much.
The frame is rusting on our TJ , but I am looking for a welder on Craigslist and soon will be cutting, fixing and adding steel. Heavy Duty.

This New wrangler is so much larger. ( seems to us)
Keep us posted on pulling the AS with your Jeep. That is an excellent setup.
I kinda doubt we'll be pulling our 28' with our Jeep.
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Old 07-20-2016, 05:39 PM   #23
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fdelle, My wife and I are new at this and to AS forum. We have nearly the same situation. 16' Bambi and Jeep Willy's Unlimited. Did lots of reading prior to buying because we really did not want to change our tow vehicle. Looked to be near the limit for the jeep but decided to give it a try. WDH and electronic brakes both installed at AS dealership. Left for home in Huston traffic at 6PM. Crazy, but was amazed at how well the AS towed behind the Jeep. So smooth and had a little power left over at 60 mph. Made the 5 hr drive home without any problems. Towed like a dream. Coolant remained at normal levels.
Also, much like your experience, when I disconnected the Trailer from the Jeep the next day the Jeep Tail lights would not go out. Only way to get them off was to disconnect the battery. Took to Jeep dealership and was easily fixed.
We have gone out once so far and loved it. There is a learning curve, however and my wife and I are still figuring out how everything works. But we pulled there and home just fine.
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Yeah, I think I'm going to have to start looking for a small AS. Those look great behind the wrangler, looks like an excellent combo

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We have had a great time towing our Sort 22FB with iurcWrangker. Can-Am in London ON customized our factory hitch to make it stronger and able to stand up to the torque created by the weight distribution hitch. I have taken my rig over a CT weigh scale and the hitch is doing a great job of moving the weight from the rear axle to the steering axle.

The identical Jeep in Europe has a tow rating of over 7,000 lbs.

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...The identical Jeep in Europe has a tow rating of over 7,000 lbs.
Just curious, do you have a link to the specs for this 7000# tow rated Wrangler? Thanks.
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I'm surprised Andy at Can-Am let that hitch setup out like that.

The Jeep is definitely squatting in the rear a goodly amount while the trailer seems a bit high in the front.

Seeing numerous examples of Andy's expertise in the past, this surprises me...especially the spring bars being so un-parallel to the A-frame.

Andy's the MASTER of setups. He could keep a Geo Metro from squatting in the rear while hitched to a 34 footer.

Something just seems off here...that's alot of rear-end sag for a Can-Am setup.
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