Author Topic: Best trailer camper for a JKU  (Read 2326 times)

Offline Gogged

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Re: Best trailer camper for a JKU
« Reply #15 on: January 23, 2020, 06:33:17 PM »
I like "camping" but hate tents, especially when it is raining, so I opted for a Casita 17' trailer which was 2500 lbs dry. It towed perfectly fine stability wise even when we went to Moab, however the V6 was underpowered with 37s and full armor. I just downsized to a 13' scamp which are only about 1200 lbs dry and has all the same amenities minus a two person dinette. The fiberglass campers are great and light, but not cheap. The JL shouldn't have any issues towing this one. I would definitely recommend one if you are looking to tow something

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Re: Best trailer camper for a JKU
« Reply #16 on: January 24, 2020, 10:51:08 PM »
I like "camping" but hate tents, especially when it is raining, so I opted for a Casita 17' trailer which was 2500 lbs dry. It towed perfectly fine stability wise even when we went to Moab, however the V6 was underpowered with 37s and full armor. I just downsized to a 13' scamp which are only about 1200 lbs dry and has all the same amenities minus a two person dinette. The fiberglass campers are great and light, but not cheap. The JL shouldn't have any issues towing this one. I would definitely recommend one if you are looking to tow something



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I have upgraded to 4.88s now and I'm running 32s do you think I can do it?

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Re: Best trailer camper for a JKU
« Reply #17 on: January 25, 2020, 10:54:43 AM »
Thanks! I have 4:88s as well. If you go with a trailer smaller/lighter like the Scamp you will surely be fine. Even with the heavier Casita it towed fine, it just struggled with hills and acceleration and I didn't want to stress the engine any more than I had to.
2018 JLUR 3.5" Metalcloak lift, 37s

'06 TJ Sport...sold..

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