Originally Posted by HIPPER
Also, why did you assume from my first post that I would not be wheeling this Jeep?
No offense intended, but when you said something about a double-tube rear bumper, I assumed you weren't expecting to wheel heavily on it.
Reason being is that the tube bumpers are not rated for towing or recovery and have no areas to easily mount tow points.
I don't know of any $100 carrier systems out there, but that doesn't mean they don't exist.
I agree with the idea of welding and/or fabbing up your own design. The link that Gringo suggested is a design for a heavy-duty tire/bumper combo.
The really heavy duty units almost always come in a combo package and more than not have frame tie-ins. Trust one who knows, without the tie-ins, these carriers bounce and rattle all over the place and put stress on the rear crossmember.