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post #1 of 9 Old 07-08-2013, 01:07 PM Thread Starter
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Trailer Hitch with 6" lift

I have a 2003 TJ with 33" tires and 6" total lift. I am needing a hitch. Should i get one with a 6" drop for the lift, or a 8" drop to include the 2" oversized tires?

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post #2 of 9 Old 07-08-2013, 01:15 PM
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that depends on the height of the coupler on the trailer you intend to pull... and by total lift are you including body lift? if so - don't.
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post #3 of 9 Old 07-08-2013, 02:58 PM Thread Starter
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Okay I am planning on just pulling a Uhaul trailer. And the 6" lift includes a 2" body lift + 4" Suspension lift
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post #4 of 9 Old 07-08-2013, 10:54 PM
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Uhaul can be a PITA when you bringa Jeep in for towing anything they have. most will want at least a hard top.


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Depends on the trailer height and if it's a frame mounted hitch receiver or bumper integrated hitch. This is 33" tires, 2.5" lift, bumper receiver and 10" drop.



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I'd get the hitch with the 8" drop. Here's my hitch with an 8" drop mounted to my integrated bumper receiver. I have a RE 4.5" lift and 35" MTRs. Worked perfect with the UHaul.

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post #7 of 9 Old 07-09-2013, 06:37 AM
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Not sure... but I don't think all uhaul trailers have the same tongue height, in much the same way as most jeeps are not the same and no two lift kits are the same. I suggest you get a tape measure and go do the math.
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post #8 of 9 Old 07-09-2013, 12:55 PM
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Okay thanks a lot! Those pics help. I will have to contact uhaul to see if they will allow me to pull with a soft top
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post #9 of 9 Old 07-09-2013, 02:41 PM
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I have a frame mounted hitch; and I have an adjustable hitch ball; so I can adjust it quite a bit; and it wasnt too much money over a regular hitch setup.
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