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Unread 01-23-2013, 08:27 PM   #1
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I Need help!

I just bought a 04 grand Cherokee special edition. It didn't come with a factory hitch. I was wondering if I could put one on it? The bumper is all one pice so would I have to cut it to make room for a hitch? Thanks

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Unread 01-23-2013, 10:04 PM   #2
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The factory tow option pops through the bumper. The aftermarkets sit right below it. I *think* there is a plug in the bumper you can remove if you find a factory hitch.
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Unread 01-24-2013, 10:20 PM   #3
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We had an 04 WJ as well.
I think it was a uhaul hitch I put on

It was not a special edition though
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Unread 01-25-2013, 09:43 AM   #4
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Yes you can put one on it. If you go with a factory hitch you'll have to cut the bumper valence, but I believe that some of the aftermarket hitches sit below the valence.
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Unread 01-27-2013, 05:15 AM   #5
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I used Hidden Hitch and just notched out the bumper. The interference is mostly at the bottom of the bumper and with a good cut not noticeable; I like the look better than the factory job and it doesn't stick out and bang the shins.
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