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post #1 of 8 Old 08-04-2010, 05:20 AM Thread Starter
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add tow package to 2008 durango

I just purchased a 2008 Durango SLT without the towing package and I am wonder what all it would take to add it. I know that I need the hitch, 4 and 7 way wiring harness and maybe the brake controller connector.

I have noticed that the fuse for the trailer towing under the hood is missing and conveniently Chrysler did not include one of the sockets for the fuse. Is an inline fuse a good option or is not too difficult to add the pin/wire to the fuse box?

How much of a headache is it to convert it?

Any help is greatly appreciated.
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post #2 of 8 Old 08-04-2010, 05:33 AM
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welcome to the site, hopefully someone here has an answer for you. i have a hitch with a 4plug. no brake set up on mine.


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I'm also interested in this. I just got an 05 without the tow package I'm looking to install everything my self this weekend.
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you need to add a trans cooler, have 3.92 rear gears and a limited slip unit installed, and swap your 9.5" drums to 10.5" drums
or you can just add a hitch and a trailer harness and have a durango with a hitch...

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u can go on etrailer.com they have all the stuff u need
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It already has the trans and power steering coolers. It has rear discs. I just got in the hitch from Curt Hitches Ordered it on Sunday here on Tuesday.
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Mopar makes the 7 pin harness. I got mine off ebay. You will Also have to buy a 20 or 30 amp circuit breaker($3.00 from auto parts store) for your brake controller .You will see that you are going to have to wire the brake controller as if you did not have a plug and play harness. The directions only have pictures.
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From dodge I got the harness for the lights and for the brake controller, I ran the wire to the brake controller. Then I wired up the brake controller to power. Now I'm need to find a way to use the fuse under the hood for constant power(there is a place for the fuse just no pin on the other side of it. I need to take the fuse block out and see what I can do.
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