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Unread 01-30-2016, 12:29 PM   #1
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Front Mounted Class 3 hitch?

Does anyone know where I can get a front mounted class 3 trailer hitch for a cj5?
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Unread 01-30-2016, 10:57 PM   #2
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Not that I know of. What's your intended use?
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Unread 01-31-2016, 12:05 AM   #3
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There are a number of manufactures that make expanding hitches. These can be adapted to the front.
You can bolt/weld a universal receiver to your bumper.
Be mindful that the front bumper won't take much to fold inward if the trailer wheels get snagged on something.
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Unread 01-31-2016, 12:16 PM   #4
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I've seen a few, they all looked like custom jobs though.
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Unread 01-31-2016, 07:13 PM   #5
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What you're looking for is a front mount receiver. Just because one uses 2x2 tubing doesn't mean it qualifies at a class III weight rating.
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Unread 01-31-2016, 10:30 PM   #6
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What you're looking for is a front mount receiver. Just because one uses 2x2 tubing doesn't mean it qualifies at a class III weight rating.
Not sure if this is pointed at me but.....
http://www.walmart.com/ip/Reese-Towp...-Hitch/1957059
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Unread 02-03-2016, 10:06 PM   #7
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No, it was directed at the OP. Not sure what the link has to do with what I said anyhow.
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Unread 02-04-2016, 12:06 AM   #8
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I incorpirated a receiver port on front bumper. Makes moving trailers around really easy. Good luck.
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Unread 02-04-2016, 07:20 AM   #9
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I incorpirated a receiver port on front bumper. Makes moving trailers around really easy. Good luck.
It's common to stick a front receiver on RVs to move boats and trailers around, since you typically can't see them in the rear. Works slick.

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