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Old March 23rd, 2006, 10:21 PM   #1
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WJ's towing

Has anybody bought a WJ that didn't come with the tow package, and then decided that you wanted a hitch put on it? I have checked with the stealership, and the only one they offer, is to cut a hole in your bumper, insert bezel and then hitch. Total cost, 500+. Now, I have checked with a few local shops that install hitches, and they have ones that drop down below the bumper, resulting in a loner piece of steel from the subframe and the bar that goes width wise across the vehical. Total cost.. 230ish. Any pictures that anybody may have of the latter would be appreciated.
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Old March 23rd, 2006, 10:26 PM   #2
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PM Jeepmann or TJ Girl. They have a WJ with a hitch on it. I borrowed it to tow the mutt up to the first pig gig I went to.

It did okay, but that is about as far as I would tow with it. The instant MPG thing said 16 the whole trip @65.
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Old March 23rd, 2006, 10:40 PM   #3
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Was it a stock tow set up, or was it added aftermarket?
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Old March 23rd, 2006, 10:42 PM   #4
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mine is after market set up
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Old March 23rd, 2006, 10:42 PM   #5
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Old March 23rd, 2006, 10:48 PM   #6
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here is the best pic I have of the hitch setup. I dont think there were any taken with the trailer and tie dyed's jeep. If you need anymore let me know.

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Old March 23rd, 2006, 10:49 PM   #7
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That is an EXCELLENT picture.. It was even with the one that I wanted. Been trying to decide wether to go with the tubular or square. Thank you very much.
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Old March 23rd, 2006, 10:50 PM   #8
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no prob:)
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Old March 23rd, 2006, 10:51 PM   #9
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I like how the name is hidden hitch:tonka:
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Old March 23rd, 2006, 10:54 PM   #10
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Now if anybody out there in e-wheeler land has the same thing, only with the bar being square instead of round, that would be spanktastic! Hey Jeepmann did you install yourself?
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Old March 24th, 2006, 05:58 AM   #11
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no it was like that when we bought it.
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