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Old 03-01-2011, 08:25 PM   #1
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Question 16 foot airstream bambi ?????

I have a 2010 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited and thinking of purchasing a 16ft bambi sport with a gross weight of 2900lbs. My Jeep is rated for 3500 lbs. Will it be safe for me to tow that trailer???? Thanks for advice.
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Old 03-01-2011, 09:36 PM   #2
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In my opinion it should tow it just fine. If you have an automatic transmission you might want to put a transmission cooler in your Jeep if you will tow in hilly country or in frequent headwinds. A Jeep and Bambi seem like a nice combination.
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Old 03-01-2011, 11:37 PM   #3
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That Jeep has a nice wheel base. Should tow fine with the new V6.

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I tow a 16' bambi with a Jeep Liberty CRD (diesel). It has a similar wheelbase and it tows great. I have the tow package and it's towing capacity is rated at 5,000 lbs. My bambi CCD weighs in at 3,500 lbs. I would also recommend a transmission cooler.
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Old 03-03-2011, 08:08 AM   #5
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Take a look at this thread. Wound up with another Wrangler owner buying the same trailer and being happy.

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I'd highly recommend you add a set of Firestone air bags with the compressor, so you don't wind up like this.
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Your Jeep towing a Bambi will look so sweet!
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you want to add 1,000 lbs to your dry weight (personal item weight adds up, so does water if your boondocking), a tranny cooler should increase your towing capacity (make sure your hitch is of the appropriate weight as well) & would be worth the investment

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No prob.

Your 4 dr Wrangler will work fine and in safety.
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Old 12-22-2011, 03:57 PM   #10
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How did this towing outfit work out!? Will the 4.0 tow better??
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