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jskinn27 03-23-2012 08:36 PM

where is your hi lift mounted
 
im trying to get ideas of where to mount my hi lift. have a pretty good idea on my tire carrier, but im not positive.

UnlimitedLJ04 03-23-2012 08:39 PM

I keep mine in the garage.

jskinn27 03-23-2012 08:59 PM

haha. theyre such a damn pain.

Colo-TJ 03-23-2012 09:07 PM

I had mine on my stock rear bumper but it got filthy and was a maintenance nightmare so I bought some clamps and moved it to the front brush guard. Hated looking at it all the time but it stayed fairly clean. so when i had my rear swing out bumper made i had a plate welded on to mount it to the swing section. I also bought a neoprene cover for it that keeps all the trail dirt off. works great now. only option for me.

jskinn27 03-23-2012 09:10 PM

got a pic of the current?

Colo-TJ 03-23-2012 09:13 PM

Before I got the cover but you get the Ideahttp://i1255.photobucket.com/albums/...DSC00176-1.jpg

Colo-TJ 03-23-2012 09:16 PM

http://i1255.photobucket.com/albums/...DSC00180-1.jpg

nmtj 03-23-2012 10:52 PM

don't put it on the stock rear bumper, i've learned the hard way. Rock vs highlift...rock won

03Ruth 03-23-2012 10:59 PM

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Originally Posted by jskinn27 (Post 2174457)
im trying to get ideas of where to mount my hi lift. have a pretty good idea on my tire carrier, but im not positive.

Had mine mounted to my roll bar. Heres a quick write up on what I used..
Materials used: 2- 2 3/8 chainlink tension...

Never used it in the two years that I had it and it was always in the way when I needed in the back. So I gave it to a buddy of mine and now it resides here...


LiftedTj 03-24-2012 06:35 AM

In my garage untill it wheeling time. Then it just get paracorded between the rear sport cages

Rubicondon53 03-24-2012 07:03 AM

Me too, I keep mine in the barn, and only carry it when dragging the trailer. When and if we do carry it, it goes up top on the excursion racks. easy to reach, and it stays out of the grit.. Having said that, I've only had to use it once on the trail, rear shackle on trailer spring broke, so lifted up trailer, and ratchet strapped the wayward spring pack till we got to a welder..

GoldenSahara00 03-24-2012 07:07 AM

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The rear bumper. You can use it for lots of fun things, like holding the bottom of your siders up and tight to the inside edge of the sides while you tack weld, for instance.

jskinn27 03-24-2012 02:07 PM

good pics. ill take a pic tomorrow of where i plan on mounting mine.

NorthwestTJ 03-24-2012 02:30 PM

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On the hood.

SteelBlue44 03-24-2012 02:31 PM

On my hood! Warrior products hood mount. Considering moving it though bc i can't open the hood all the way with the jack on, and i dont have a hood prop.


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