Jeep Wrangler Forum - Reply to Topic
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ General Discussion Forum > Cargo Carrier (hitch mount) Info?

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Thread: Cargo Carrier (hitch mount) Info? Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
06-27-2009 10:46 AM
Poochie Thanks MCDavis, I like the idea of the water proof bags. & Thanks for the Warning toplessartist, I'm sure that banging the carrier against the road surface would cause some dirty words. I haven't decided on what kind to get yet. I looked at our local TSC but they didn't have the basket style with the rails (which is what I think I want) like the one above. So I've been looking & reading online. THANKS again for all your input
06-24-2009 01:03 PM
spanky haha
06-24-2009 10:17 AM
toplessartist ... How do I know!??

BAM! SCRAPE!

on more than one occasion...
06-24-2009 03:24 AM
spanky
Quote:
Originally Posted by toplessartist View Post
Ask me how I know...
how do you know ?
06-23-2009 04:17 PM
Spider John I agree with the warning.......Luckily my fathers vehicle did not dent when I backed into it!
06-23-2009 03:07 PM
toplessartist I have a cargo carrier and I use the hell out of it!! I am actually having a hitch put on my second Wrangler this weekend so I can use it with either one. (Next month the Commander gets a hitch for the same reason... beats hauling bags in and out of the roof carrier!) Do get a waterproof bag, and a cargo net (specifically for the carrier size) both available at Checker auto, Pep Boys, Shucks, etc... in fact they even have the cargo carrier at some of these places.

WARNING!!! This hitch mounted carrier extends the length of your vehicle by a few feet (3ft maybe) and you WILL hit it hard if you go over large objects, cross ditches or enter to/exit from steep driveways! Ask me how I know... I have to remind myself before I approach any obstacle that would normally not even be on the radar.

C
06-23-2009 02:35 PM
MCDavis Look into the water proof bags for the hitch hauler. I got a used carrier, but bought a new bag and it works great! We made 2 15 hour trips last year, both trips driving through rain at some point, and everything inside the bag stayed bone dry.
06-21-2009 01:14 PM
Poochie Thanks for the response y'all, & especially for the Pic jgano23. I think that would be ideal. I will certainly check out Tractor Supply (they never crossed my mine). No Harbor Fright in my area that I'm aware of, but I have no problem with ordering online if I find what I want. Thanks again for your replies
06-19-2009 09:44 PM
Spider John If there is a Harbor Freight in the area you can normally get an aluminum carrier on sale for about $60. Its nice and light.
06-19-2009 04:37 PM
bigjohnjeep You can get one very similar to ^^that one^^ at Tractor Supply for around $80 or so
06-19-2009 12:42 PM
jgano23 i have one and i am very happy with it. they give you the cargo space you need w/o sacrificing people space. i like and would recommend the style pictured below.

06-19-2009 12:17 PM
Poochie
Cargo Carrier (hitch mount) Info?

Hello to you all,
I've recently taken my wife & daughter to the Smokies for 5 days & did a lot of sight seeing. We took the F-150 Super Cab because of the no storage issue with the tj. While going thru Cades Cove we noticed several jeeps with cargo carriers mounted to the hitch & we quickly realized we have to have one. We would have enjoyed the sight seeing so much more from the topless tj. Therefore I'm looking into purchasing a hitch mounted cargo carrier. I've found that there's several different price ranges, do any of you have experience with these and what do you think I should look for? I certainly want to get one that's quality built. Any & all recommendations will be appreciated. Thank y'all

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:38 AM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC