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Old 06-03-2012, 07:46 PM   #1
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Hi-Lift Jack Mount for Hitch Receiver

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I am looking for feedback, but also suggestions. I don't plan on attaching it to a bumper, since I have stock... hate the hood mount. Saw one that goes at the top rear of the roll cage; like that, sort of.

So, after poking around, the hitch receiver seemed like a good idea and easy to throw on when heading out wheeling.

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Old 06-03-2012, 07:51 PM   #2
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The HiLift shouldn't bee carried outside-AT ALL-

It should be stored inside, in a HiLift case/Jackguard, or secured under the rear seats !

I think you've seen all the different ways of storing it inside-

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Old 06-03-2012, 07:56 PM   #3
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I keep mine inside. I've watched too many hitches drop onto rocks to keep my HiLift out there. Just my 2 cents.
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Old 06-03-2012, 08:12 PM   #4
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Ugh, can't you all give me the answer I want to hear

In my defense, and really I have no defense -- I was only planning on putting it on when I was heading out. You know, in to that sunny, dry heat...
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Heh Heh, sorry--that way is to easy to forget, or you may tow something !!!then what-


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Ugh, can't you all give me the answer I want to hear

In my defense, and really I have no defense -- I was only planning on putting it on when I was heading out. You know, in to that sunny, dry heat...
Mine is permanently installed inside my JKUR--easy withdrawal and replace/outta the way and if dirty/muddy/snowy--you'll never knowit !

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... or you may tow something !!!
Hmmm, now where did I see a really nice trailer being towed behind a jeep recently?!?
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So, stored inside? Pics? Would keep someone from helping themselves for sure..
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So, stored inside? Pics? Would keep someone from helping themselves for sure..
Nothing fancy :-)
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So, stored inside? Pics? Would keep someone from helping themselves for sure..
Not if you have the doors off
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Heh Heh, thanx Gonzo, I was thinkin if you suddnly were to tow something, then you'd have to stuff your HiLift inside somwhere-


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Hmmm, now where did I see a really nice trailer being towed behind a jeep recently?!?
There are guys on this forum that have the hilifts (48") stowed under the rear seats/bracketed to the rear of the roll cage and-

Mine is in the "Jackguard", but its strapped to my Harnes bar, although there are other places to strapto-







Don't ever getta 60" HiLift--no place to keepem inside-and you don't need that extra 12" !!

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Old 06-03-2012, 10:14 PM   #11
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Nice hard case.. Ok, mine is a 60". Got a great deal from a Cherokee bud.. So it is what it is.. I could sell it and pick up a 48".... Probably won't be wheeling it too soon, so not gonna worry about it for now.
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Kinda like gettin a great deal on a pair of 14" REEBOKS-


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Nice hard case.. Ok, mine is a 60". Got a great deal from a Cherokee bud.. So it is what it is.. I could sell it and pick up a 48".... Probably won't be wheeling it too soon, so not gonna worry about it for now.
Well I'm only 30, so maybe I'll grow intoem !

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I used it when I had the Cherokee.. Strapped it to the basket and go.. It's been useful.. But to store it in the Wrangler, would be nice to have the 48"... Except for storage, there is no reason why not to have the 60".. And for a killer price.. 14" sneakers? Not a great analogy..
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Probably true-


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I used it when I had the Cherokee.. Strapped it to the basket and go.. It's been useful.. But to store it in the Wrangler, would be nice to have the 48"... Except for storage, there is no reason why not to have the 60".. And for a killer price.. 14" sneakers? Not a great analogy..
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If by problem you are referring to my striking good looks, charm, and sex appeal, then.... Yes, I'll own that one!! LMAO
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--Hot Doggee-, now that was a great comeback and I congradulate you


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I forgot to mention my sophisticated witty nature.. But I degrees...
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Old 06-04-2012, 05:29 PM   #18
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Got tired of waiting for someone to agree with me, so I went and ordered it from eBay. It's a local pick up in Tucson, so - w00t! - no shipping $.

I'll let you know how it turns out (e.g. lost on the trail, ripped off the hitch, etc.).

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I used to have mine on the bumper, and while I never had any trouble getting to it when needed, it didnt take a lot of imagination to see how it could get buried, I dont keep mine inside, its spent 2 winters outside, ice, snow, -35 deg. temps, still works like new (secret is keep it oiled), I carry mine on the top bar of my resr bumper/tire carrier, easy to get to, out of the way, and in an accident I dont have to worry about getting hit in the back with it

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