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post #1 of 4 Old 06-06-2016, 07:27 AM Thread Starter
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Hello everyone,
I am looking to install a tow hitch on my 1990 YJ. I was wondering once i got the bolts off could i reuse the stock bolts? if i need new bolts does anyone know what size?

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post #2 of 4 Old 06-06-2016, 08:18 AM
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Can't help you on the size as mine were changed a while ago.

But I would always get new bolts where possible on an old vehicle.

Stop whining about the 'ride' - If your YJ ain't wrangling your soul free, then might I suggest you buy a stationwagon... at least you can fit all your bull**** in the back.
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post #3 of 4 Old 06-06-2016, 08:26 AM
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I'm not sure if it is still a thing, but I think a lot of places add installation for free with the purchase of a hitch. If you haven't bought it already, its always nice to pass liability on to someone else. (although, DO check their work before towing)
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post #4 of 4 Old 06-06-2016, 09:19 AM
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Most new hitches come with all the hardware needed. The original bolts will probably be too short.

My Curt Hitch came with the needed bolts, washers and nuts. Install was 8 bolts off and 10 new ones in. I kept the original bumperettes.

Here's the PDF of the instructions that has the bolt sizes listed.

https://www.curtmfg.com/masterlibrar..._13657_INS.PDF
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