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Old 02-18-2018, 10:00 AM   #1
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Transit build towing advice

Planning a build on a high top extended base 250 transit. Wanting advice on towing a jeep behind.


Anybody towing 4000 lbs behind a transit?

Should it have enough power for mountains?

Appreciate any advice for a newbie!
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Old 02-18-2018, 10:06 AM   #2
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You won't even feel it going up the hills, if you get the EcoBoost.

You will feel it coming down. You'll want a good proportional braking system in the Jeep.
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Exactly! ^^^ I haven't towed with mine but I do routinely put 3-4,000 lbs. in it. I have the Ecoboost 3.5l. The Ecoboost will tow/haul about anything you can put behind it with ease but it doesn't stop as well with a lot of added weight.

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Thanks! That's exactly what I needed to know!
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Old 02-18-2018, 09:27 PM   #5
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Got to drive a transit with Ecoboost last week, was pretty impressed. I'd love to see a picture of you towing the jeep with the Transit. Not something you see every day.
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Old 02-23-2018, 11:32 PM   #6
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Re towing. Itís worth taking a gander at the http://www.fordtransitusaforum.com/#/. Towing capacity depends on configuration. Lots of towing experience and discussion.


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Old 02-24-2018, 07:25 AM   #7
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Yelnam thanks for that link!
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