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Old 04-08-2016, 10:38 PM   #15
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Ok
so pretty much doable but not advisable. .
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Old 04-09-2016, 12:27 AM   #16
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I had a 2014 A.E.V. high geared JK Unlimited and towed a 16 foot Conqueror Commander.
In East Tennessee on the Interstate it was always a white knuckle experience. If a Semi went by we were never sure if the truck was steering or the trailer. The transmission was also an issue. You would not get far pulling hills without an aux tranny cooler.

In the 4 door, it took 3 trips for me to sell the AEV and get a Land Rover LR3 for the 16. I would NEVER attempt it in a 2 door. I value living too much.

When we went with the 25 foot Eddie Bauer, I didn't look at minimal requirements. I went with Murphy's Law and got an F250. Me, my wife and our two children are worth the extra measure of safety the F250 affords us.

Can it pull it? Yes.

Would I recommend it? Heck NO!
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Old 04-09-2016, 01:29 AM   #17
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Ok
so pretty much doable but not advisable. .
Right. Another thing, is do you do much driving in the mountains? You might be struggling up some big passes.

When we had our 16' Bambi we towed it with a Toyota Tacoma. One advantage of a truck with a cap on the back is space for gear. There isn't a lot of storage space in either the 16' Sport or in a Jeep Wrangler. Something to consider for longer trips.
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I have seen a lot of mostly youngish folks towing smaller Bambi sized trailers with their Jeep CJ/Wranglers. They all seem to have big smiles on their faces so it must be working just fine for them. I do not think I have ever noticed any WD used.
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The Jeeps as tow vehicles have some bad things going for them(short wheelbase), but they also have some inherent good design features, designed mostly for off road use which actually improve their tow handling abilities, and that is a very short rear overhang. Of course the original design intent was steep entry and exit angles for off roading, but the towing stability is actually a ratio of wheelbase to rear overhang. I know of several people towing 17' Casitas (basically the same size and weight trailer as a 16' Bambi with even the same suspension system), and there seems to be no problem at all.

My setup is a little different because my Jeep is the longer wheelbase Unlimited.
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so pretty much doable but not advisable. .
One of our customers has a Wrangler 2 door model, and tows a 16 Sport all over the place. She loves it, but said she would rather have a larger tow vehicle. We've also had people tow them with minivans, also seemed to do okay, though not stellar.
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The o.p. lives at the North Pole so nothing he tows with locally will be more stable than another. But if he did make a trip a few thousand miles south with his 16' Sport he surely won't need an F250 to pull it.

There isn't enough info here about intended use or loads carried to provide good advice; maybe that's why it's all over the place.
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The o.p. lives at the North Pole so nothing he tows with locally will be more stable than another. But if he did make a trip a few thousand miles south with his 16' Sport he surely won't need an F250 to pull it.

There isn't enough info here about intended use or loads carried to provide good advice; maybe that's why it's all over the place.
yep i guess i should use a sled and a bunch of huskies
to be more exact : probably wont load much probably not too long trips but what worries me from the reading is i will probably encounter some hills .
so i guess i may have to rent a tow vehicle if i do buy a AS
i live in sourtern quebec province ... ill give you that info :P
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