Go Back   Jeep Garage - Jeep Forum > Jeep Platform Discussion > Grand Cherokee - WK2 - > Interior/Exterior/Visual

Join Jeep Garage Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
  #13  
Old 05-29-2012, 08:58 AM
Member
My Jeep: 2012 5.7L WK2
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 10
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 708
BlackOver is on a distinguished road
Re: First Jeep

Quote:
Originally Posted by JTS97Z28 View Post
I was wondering about that because I noticed no trailer hitch so I just assumed yours didnt come with one.

Can you give me an idea how tough of a job that was? I assume you just remove the rear bumper, unbolt the hitch and slide it out, then replace with the new rear lower valance? I like the look sooo much more without the trailer hitch so I have been considering this mod as well.

James
That's it. I cut the hitch and safety chain loops off the tube so that I would still have a bumper bar. Then I bought the lower bumper cover without the hole and installed it.
__________________

__________________
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 05-29-2012, 12:53 PM
JTS97Z28's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2012 3.6L WK2
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Plainfield, IL
Posts: 1,431
Thanks: 0
Thanked 29 Times in 19 Posts
Rep Power: 25003
JTS97Z28 has a reputation beyond reputeJTS97Z28 has a reputation beyond reputeJTS97Z28 has a reputation beyond reputeJTS97Z28 has a reputation beyond reputeJTS97Z28 has a reputation beyond reputeJTS97Z28 has a reputation beyond reputeJTS97Z28 has a reputation beyond reputeJTS97Z28 has a reputation beyond reputeJTS97Z28 has a reputation beyond reputeJTS97Z28 has a reputation beyond reputeJTS97Z28 has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via AIM to JTS97Z28
Re: First Jeep

Quote:
Originally Posted by BlackOver View Post
That's it. I cut the hitch and safety chain loops off the tube so that I would still have a bumper bar. Then I bought the lower bumper cover without the hole and installed it.
Oh ok I see. I guess cutting those things off is a way to do it as well. I was going to remove the entire hitch and replace with the non-hitch bumper bar and that way I can replace it at some point or when I go to sell it. Your method would be the easiest and cheapest though thanks for the idea!!
The back end looks so nice and clean without that trailer hitch opening.
Also, just curious was that somethin you had to have cut off or were you able to do it yourself? I looked in there and I guess it could be pretty simple its just a square metal piece that was welded into an opening in the bumper cross bar.
Last question, are you able to remove and replace the lower bumper valance without having to remove the entire bumper?

Thanks,
james
__________________

__________________
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 05-29-2012, 07:18 PM
AAAA's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2011 3.6L WK2
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Upstate NY
Posts: 2,430
Thanks: 0
Thanked 35 Times in 31 Posts
Rep Power: 1543060
AAAA has a reputation beyond reputeAAAA has a reputation beyond reputeAAAA has a reputation beyond reputeAAAA has a reputation beyond reputeAAAA has a reputation beyond reputeAAAA has a reputation beyond reputeAAAA has a reputation beyond reputeAAAA has a reputation beyond reputeAAAA has a reputation beyond reputeAAAA has a reputation beyond reputeAAAA has a reputation beyond repute
Re: First Jeep

Wow. That looks terrific.
__________________
Limited, White Gold/Frost Beige- Michelin LTX M/S 2's, chrome fog bezels, front and t. c. skid plates.
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 05-29-2012, 07:21 PM
tri0829's Avatar
Member
My Jeep: 2006 3.7L WK
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Buffalo, New York
Posts: 521
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Rep Power: 1939
tri0829 is on a distinguished road
Re: First Jeep

love the wk2 with the srt replicas
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 06-01-2012, 09:57 AM
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 10
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 748
0260in4.6 is on a distinguished road
Re: First Jeep

Looks great man, very nice job!!!!!!!
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 06-04-2012, 04:50 PM
Member
My Jeep: 2011 3.6L WK2
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 293
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Rep Power: 2775
Schweibs has a reputation beyond reputeSchweibs has a reputation beyond reputeSchweibs has a reputation beyond reputeSchweibs has a reputation beyond reputeSchweibs has a reputation beyond reputeSchweibs has a reputation beyond reputeSchweibs has a reputation beyond reputeSchweibs has a reputation beyond reputeSchweibs has a reputation beyond reputeSchweibs has a reputation beyond reputeSchweibs has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Quote:
Originally Posted by Megatron View Post
Looking Great, welcome! Love the black on black
Me too! Now all he needs is 20% tint for the front windows.
__________________

__________________
'11 Laredo / Bright Silver Metallic / V6 / QT1 / 17" Wheels / Tow
3M 20% tint up front, GY Wrangler Silent Armors, 5000k LED interior and reverse lights
Audio: Pioneer AVH-X1500, Alpine MRX-M55, JL 12W3V3
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:24 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2012 - JeepGarage.Org
The Jeep Grand Cherokee Owners Community