Nwgs Jeep'n Thread

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by nwgs, May 20, 2007.

  1. Ogre_fl

    Ogre_fl Long timer

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    Do you think it could handle a 200-300cc 2 stroke enduro type bike?
  2. DyrWolf

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    I think it would be fine. I went down one Jeep trail that was a little to much but on road or gravel it is fine. I use a extra strap from bike rack to roof rack but Im a little overly cautious
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  3. soyanarchisto

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    I have a hitch mount hauler and have carried an F650GS on there before. I regularly carry my Husky 501 on it
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    I had my 500 EXC on the back of mine a few times. The position of the carrier worked out perfect, where the bike was snug up against the spare, so it really wasn't going anywhere, even on so rougher terrain. I definitely dug in the carrier a few times though.
  5. slacker83

    slacker83 Been here awhile Supporter

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    I would agree with your assessment, I have a 18 JLU sahara with 35's and the 4 cylinder and while it actually does not feel under powered I am normally in 7th going down the highway. I would like 4.10's but mine is a lease for a company car so I will not be gearing.
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  6. AppFan

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    Just ordered the BajaRack for my TrailHawk. Been using Thule AeroBlades but for random stuff I wind up needing space for on trips this will work better. Mfr. pic below, will post up the real thing in about a month when I have it (assuming the zombies haven’t taken over yet).

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  7. Ogre_fl

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    On 2 door Jeeps, not the school bus version :-)?
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  8. soyanarchisto

    soyanarchisto Long timer Supporter

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    Mine is a 4-door.
  9. DyrWolf

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    My hitch is just bolted to the bumper. If off-roading you may do better with a frame mounted hitch or aftermarket bumper. Not sure. Its fine for me
  10. Kevm

    Kevm Eternal Optimist

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    There's enough rigid structure on one of those bumpers to bolt a hitch to?!?

    I've never bothered checking on my JKU with factory tow package, but I would have assumed it was bolted to the frame. Hmmm, guess I should look.
  11. DyrWolf

    DyrWolf Long timer Supporter

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    No. Im wrong it is frame mounted
    Just loaded up
    Cant wait to social distance tomorrow morning
  12. DyrWolf

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    My friend got new tires delivered to his house yesterday 75428AA8-262A-4D81-96F2-1E002B196545.jpeg
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  13. Ogre_fl

    Ogre_fl Long timer

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    The Mopar hitch for both the JK and JL is a pretty simple hitch that bolts to the frame behind the bumper.
    Most of the aftermarket ones are very similar and bolt to the same place.

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    I have a Draw-tite that has a longer receiver tube than the Mopar on mine.
    Works better for the bike rack I have and just general trailering as the ball is not under the spare.
    It bolts up the same way though.

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  14. AppFan

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    I had to run an extension tube for my bike rack when I had my JKU and a factory hitch.
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  15. poppawheelie

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    Ditto.
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    2whlrcr gooligan

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    I see a few open square inches where he could bolt some more stuff onto.
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  20. UtahGuido

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    A must have, even if I don't have a winch.
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