I partially removed the bumper for an easier install.
All holes lined up well.
Install all bolts before tightening down.
By Pooch from Pittsburgh, PA
Very easy to install. I thought it would be harder. Buy it.....it's worth it!
By boot from La Crosse Wi
Excellent Quality Hitch for the Price
This unit would be easier to install if the Nuts were welded on as shown in the pictures.
By Old Jeeper from Augusta GA
Just what I expected.
The illustrations on the direction sheet should have been easier to see. However, since the installation was easy it didn't make any difference.
By Jim from Corona, CA
This hitch fit perfect and had zero flaws. Super easy and anyone could install.
By Jeepguy from Spokane Wa.
Smittybilt did well
Bought this hitch for my Jeep & it's great. Reasonably priced, looks good & easy to install. I'm a woman and did it myself.
By Jeepchick from Bristol, CT
Easiest install after bumper cover is removed - comes off in 6 bolts - and the wiring harness couldn't be easier that came with this, it plugged and routed perfectly, and the plastic push-tabs matched up to the factory holes to snug it right up.
Haven't towed my boat with it yet but I'm sure it will be fine, cargo tray and bike rack are great so far.
By some jeep guy from CT
I marked this easy to install and difficult to install. The reason I put both was about expectations. I had to remove the back bumper to install this hitch and I didn't think I would have to do that. The directions don't indicate you need to, but for me, I had to. Now, with that said, it was easy to remove the bumper and install the hitch, but I wasted a lot of time trying to do it without removing the bumper.
The product itself is great and doing exactly what I wanted.
By djenkins452 from Chattanooga, TN
this is a great product. it was easy to install on my 2012 wrangler unlimited(20 minutes). Tight fit between the bumper and the hitch, but definitely do-able. BUY IT.
By LD from red bank NJ
Great product easy to install
Great product easy to install. I didn't want to take off my bumper so instead i used channel locks to hold the nut to get the threads started took me about 30min. total to install hitch and wiring harness. would not hesistate to buy again.
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