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Unread 01-12-2014, 09:33 PM   #1
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Mod Question - HiJack with stock roof rack

One more question - thought id make a new thread to space things out.

I have a stock roof rack and a 4xguard matrix push bar. I was wondering if there was any way of mounting a hi lift jack / shovel to a stock jeep roof rack or to the matrix guard behind the stinger (not attached to the stinger itself)

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Unread 01-13-2014, 07:19 AM   #2
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Do you have SA or RRO sliders? Or steel bumpers?
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Unread 01-13-2014, 10:51 AM   #3
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Do you have SA or RRO sliders? Or steel bumpers?
I plan on getting 4xguard rock sliders and I have the matrix guard - they claim thats a lift point (?)
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Unread 01-14-2014, 05:24 PM   #4
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I would not put a high lift on the front of any vehicle. It's a likely projectile in an accident. 4 wheel parts sells mount brackets that you can attach various places, including the roof rails with some u-bolts form any hardware store.
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Unread 01-15-2014, 12:33 PM   #5
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If you don't have a steel bumper...what is a lift point for a hi-lift jack on the WK?
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Unread 01-15-2014, 03:35 PM   #6
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If you don't have a steel bumper...what is a lift point for a hi-lift jack on the WK?
I plan on getting steel rock rails etc. My cousin sold his wrangler and just gave me the hi lift as a gift... yeah so now theres a lift sitting in my room -____-
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Unread 01-16-2014, 04:25 AM   #7
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The 4xg sliders arent a good hilift jack point. Unless marlin changed the design, the ones I have are practically useless and will not allow safe lifting on a flat surface, let alone a trail.
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Unread 01-16-2014, 05:06 AM   #8
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The 4xg sliders arent a good hilift jack point. Unless marlin changed the design, the ones I have are practically useless and will not allow safe lifting on a flat surface, let alone a trail.
Yea that's what my concern is. I need to find a safe lift point incase i need to change a tire on a trail.
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Unread 01-16-2014, 05:27 AM   #9
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They make hooks to go on your wheel. I do know that. I'm no professional with high lift jacks in all but I do know they make them. They would work for everything you would need to do on a trail... Except change a tire. Lol. But they are an option.

What about the hitch or some sort of adapter or shackles in all 4 corners?
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Unread 01-16-2014, 05:29 AM   #10
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They make hooks to go on your wheel
Yea but you can't use those to change a tire, right?
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They make hooks to go on your wheel. I do know that. I'm no professional with high lift jacks in all but I do know they make them. They would work for everything you would need to do on a trail... Except change a tire. Lol. But they are an option.

What about the hitch or some sort of adapter or shackles in all 4 corners?
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Yea but you can't use those to change a tire, right?
You guys are talking about the HiLift Mate........and yes it will work to change a tire. It requires the use of a jackstand. I carry both when I wheel the WK.
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Unread 01-16-2014, 05:36 PM   #12
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You guys are talking about the HiLift Mate........and yes it will work to change a tire. It requires the use of a jackstand. I carry both when I wheel the WK.
That makes sense. Never thought of that. My buddy's TJ has bumpers and rock rails so only used on on his rig.
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