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Question on installing hitch

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I'm looking at JGC 2012 limited V8. The tow package comes with leveling suspension which I don't want.

Question: Can I install the hitch and wiring harness separately?

Thanks a lot for input.
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Re: Question on installing hitch

here is the hitch and if you scroll down the harness to give you an idea what OEM costs.

http://www.justforjeeps.com/hitchreceiver4.html
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Re: Question on installing hitch

Thanks a lot for the info. Is it possible to DIY?
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Old 01-17-2012, 07:36 PM
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Re: Question on installing hitch

There's a thread on that here:

http://jeepgarage.org/showthread.php?t=23196

Some other members have had the dealer do it but can't remember what they were charged. Look around in the DIY section.
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Re: Question on installing hitch

Many thanks. I did some research and found that dealer needs to activate the wire though the hardware installation is possible to DIY.
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Re: Question on installing hitch

I recommend going the aftermarket route, less$ and very easy DIY.. I would hate to tear up my new bumper

http://www.etrailer.com/Custom-Fit-V...eid=2011303157

http://www.etrailer.com/Trailer-Hitc...eid=2011303158


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I recommend going the aftermarket route, less$ and very easy DIY.. I would hate to tear up my new bumper

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How do you like those Hankook tires?
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I recommend going the aftermarket route, less$ and very easy DIY.. I would hate to tear up my new bumper

http://www.etrailer.com/Custom-Fit-V...eid=2011303157

http://www.etrailer.com/Trailer-Hitc...eid=2011303158

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How do you like those Hankook tires?
They are great , ran them spring through the fall.


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They are great , ran them spring through the fall.


Going with a larger size this spring; 305/50/20 or 275/55/20
Thanks! Any pics from the side? I take it those are just the stock size?
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Thanks! Any pics from the side? I take it those are just the stock size?
I was actualy running 285/50/20...

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I like your wheels! Can you tell me about them?
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