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Old 11-28-2008, 02:28 PM
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Best Trailor Hitch for TJ???

I need some opinions as Christmas is coming quick. In your opinion what is the best hitch for a 97' TJ? I want something that is both hidden really well and a class II or III. Those are my only requirements.
Are these any good?
Hidden Hitch 0503/87431 - Hidden Hitch Round Tube Class III Trailer Hitch for 97-06 Jeep Wrangler TJ & Unlimited - Quadratec

Reese Custom-Fit Receiver Hitch — For Jeep Wrangler, Model# 51077 | Custom Fit | Northern Tool + Equipment

Any other good ones out there? If you could please post pics of yours!! Thanks!
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Old 11-28-2008, 02:40 PM   #2
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If you offroad, you should definitely avoid trailer hitches that bolt on underneath the rear bumper since they will drag excessively. Better is a replacement bumper with an integrated receiver hitch like perhaps the Olympic Rock bumper where the hitch doesn't hang below.

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Old 11-28-2008, 03:08 PM   #3
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Yup. those things drag on everything. Get one in the bumper as stated by the old Geezer.
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I used a Hidden hitch from JCW on the front, it was nice for a winch mount, 'til I made a bumper.
I've got the hiddinHitch from JCW on the rear and I like it, it mounts to the frame. I think I'll build a bumper around it sometime. I often slam it, bash it, beat rocks with it, and it takes a beating, it also slides well.
It has saved my gas tank and the 3/16 armor on the tank. I would say; to look at it, it hurts my departure angle, but I don't remember ever getting caught-up on it.
I might have pics, Y me for them.
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