Need help with reinforcement of rear crossmember on YJ
This one has been posted in Builders Corner as well:
I've been trying to prep the rear part of the frame for mounting rear bumper. I have one with a towing hitch on it attached straight on and one day needed to transport 2 bikes and a bicycle trailer for a few miles on one of those towing hitch mounted small platforms. To make a long story short by the end of the trip that poor thing was almost touching the ground and the crossmember it was attached to was twisting like a spring under its weight. So I figured that in this condition it's most definitely not going to be capable of handling the bumper with just a tire carrier let along any more cargo.
So, in light of that I started wondering if anyone had similar issue and what's been done to fix it. Pix a greatly appreciated. thanks a bunch in advance.
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