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Hello,

I have a 2015 KL that's been very reliable.

It's a V6, Trailhawk, with the towing package and I'm looking to tow a Jeep CJ7 from my house in Texas, to Denver for the summer.
I'm looking at the tow bars for the front of the CJ but have only ever towed a U-Haul trailer, which went totally fine. What do I need to do to tow a vehicle? I know to make sure the CJ T-case is in neutral, but do I leave the keys in so the steering wheels/wheels can turn freely? Asking for any other tips as well as this will be my first time towing a vehicle.

CJ's are only about 2800ish lbs so the KL should be perfectly capable of flat towing it.
 

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You might check a CJ/Wrangler forum, your questions seem more related to towing the CJ instead of towing with the KL
 

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Hello,

I have a 2015 KL that's been very reliable.

It's a V6, Trailhawk, with the towing package and I'm looking to tow a Jeep CJ7 from my house in Texas, to Denver for the summer.
I'm looking at the tow bars for the front of the CJ but have only ever towed a U-Haul trailer, which went totally fine. What do I need to do to tow a vehicle? I know to make sure the CJ T-case is in neutral, but do I leave the keys in so the steering wheels/wheels can turn freely? Asking for any other tips as well as this will be my first time towing a vehicle.

CJ's are only about 2800ish lbs so the KL should be perfectly capable of flat towing it.
If that's the actual weight of the CJ, it shouldn't be a problem. I think they're a bit heavier than that though, but still well within the safe zone...😎
 

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Factory tow package at birth :)
You're good, just be careful, you're not going to have any braking back there. That kind of weight is going to really make them work extra hard. A 3000lb "trailer" behind a Cherokee really should have some kind of braking, but unfortunately, that's not possible in your situation...😎
 
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Thanks for the tip.
Sounds like a good excuse to look at the pads and replace them with something a littler better
Definitely if you have some miles on your KL. I suggest Powerstop brakes. I run the Z36 system on my F150 and will never run anything else.

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Definitely if you have some miles on your KL. I suggest Powerstop brakes. I run the Z36 system on my F150 and will never run anything else.

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Thanks for the recommendation.

Which kit did you go with? On rockauto I see quite a few kits. Is there really that much of a difference compared to stock?
 

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I still have OEM brakes on my KL. The Powerstop system on my F150 is the Z36 which is their heavy duty for towing rated system since I tow 5-7K a few times a year.

If you go to their website, you should be able to read about their systems and determine what you need.

I have heard that EBC brakes are good, but I have not had experience with that brand.

AK4wheeler
 
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