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Unread 08-06-2007, 09:34 PM   #1
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Trailer Hitch and plug

mounted the plug in bumper, no worrys of damage here.
2" hole saw in the back and front above the cross member.
Bumper comes off just six bolts.

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Unread 08-06-2007, 09:43 PM   #2
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Very nice.
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Unread 08-07-2007, 02:32 PM   #3
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That's a great idea for the plug. I thought about that location when I had to re-mount mine after it got destroyed at Camp Jeep on the trails but was not ambitious enough to pursue it. I instead re-mounted a new one in the same location under the bumper. You just gave me something to do this weekend
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Unread 08-07-2007, 03:15 PM   #4
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that is the same place that I installed mine...I love it there, very protected. I used a plug style harness that I had which allows me to remove the rear bumper when I build a new one without having to completely unwire or cut/splice.

Nice install.
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Unread 08-07-2007, 04:44 PM   #5
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I was thinkin the same thing

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that is the same place that I installed mine...I love it there, very protected. I used a plug style harness that I had which allows me to remove the rear bumper when I build a new one without having to completely unwire or cut/splice.

Nice install.
I can just unplug the harness from the plug undo the 4 screws and its off.
I have been lookin for a bumper, I like the PJ thought if i wait for awhile the prices might drop.
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Unread 08-08-2007, 04:20 PM   #6
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What class of hitch is that? Where did you go and how much did you pay?, if you don't mind telling. I ordered my Rubi with the class II hitch option and found out I can't tow much of anything with it. A local trailer outfit recomends a class III or IV to tow a 4x8 trailer.
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Unread 08-08-2007, 05:00 PM   #7
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the hidden hitch is a class III and can be bought from www.quadratec.com for a good price.
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Unread 08-11-2007, 01:10 PM   #8
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Where did you get the plug? Is that the quadractec one also?
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ebay

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What class of hitch is that? Where did you go and how much did you pay?, if you don't mind telling. I ordered my Rubi with the class II hitch option and found out I can't tow much of anything with it. A local trailer outfit recomends a class III or IV to tow a 4x8 trailer.
class 3 Ebay for 99.00, wireing harness from dealer 75.00
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Unread 08-20-2007, 07:58 AM   #10
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I did this mod last night...thanks for the inspiration. You were correct, the bumper comes off very easy, drilled a 2" hole for the plug assembly and reconnected the wires. No more damage (to this part at least) on the trails !!!

I'd post a pic but it looks just like yours.
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