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Old 12-14-2015, 08:28 PM
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Hi Friends,

I am looking to install a tow bar on my JGC WK2 2012 Diesel Model.

I would appreciate if you can guide me through the process. The easy way is to call the Jeep Dealership and get one installed. This will be expensive, I got a quote for about 1.1K a few years back.

To be honest all I am going to be doing is carrying the 2 or 3 bikes (not pulling a heavy duty caravan). Given this will the cheaper options in the links below be good enough? Or are they all the same.

If so can you suggest what might be a good alternatives?

Here are the links I have found thus far.

JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE WK/WW (2010-2015) TOWBAR

Jeep Grand Cherokee WK WW 2010 2015 Heavy Duty Towbar TOW BAR | eBay

TAG Heavy Duty Towbar KIT 3500KGS Jeep Grand Cherokee 2011 2013 | eBay

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Hey mate,

A good option is to buy the factory / Mopar towbar for your car direct from a Jeep Dealer (should be about $650) or ebay and have it installed by a trusted mechanic.
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Re: Towbar

I like the idea of factory so would go with SnakeDoctors suggestion. However, if your really going to be carrying bikes, might be cheaper to go for a light duty towbar.

Dastrix is this thread purchased/installed one for $640 -
wk2 Australian mopar tow bar install :(

Given it only took 30 mins to install, I suspect it's light duty but might suit your purpose?
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Apparently you loose your rear recovery hook if you go for the cheaper option I read somewhere.
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Twist the dealer's arm, I got mine closer to $900 fitted for the Mopar


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They are charging me 1100 and that's with their arm twisted. Where did you get 900 from.
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Was quoted $880 from Dealer in Brisbane last week.
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Don't recommend getting a dealer to fit at all.
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