J10 J20 2" tow hitch now available 1976-87

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J10 J20 2" tow hitch now available 1976-87

Postby rocklaurence » Sat Nov 29, 2014 7:34 pm

Rocklaurence Vintage Auto Part now has new Heavy Duty tow hitches for sale [$249]. They are built from 1/4" tube and 3/8" plate and I believe a better/stronger unit than what Reese or Draw-tite used to sell. Free shipping in lower 48 for FSJN members that buy. These will fit the OEM step bumper. Check them out on my web site www.rocklaurencevintageautoparts.com
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Re: J10 J20 2" tow hitch now available

Postby Tatsadasayago » Sun Nov 30, 2014 3:37 am

Crikey! That hitch is brutish!

Nicely done!
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Postby rocklaurence » Sun Nov 30, 2014 7:08 am

Tatsadasayago wrote:Crikey! That hitch is brutish!

Nicely done!

I took it a step further [strength wise] with a 3/8" plate to tie the receiver to the cross bar.
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Postby jaber » Sun Nov 30, 2014 10:36 am

Nicely done. :-bd :-bd
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Re: J10 J20 2" tow hitch now available

Postby Blake » Sun Nov 30, 2014 11:27 am

Very nice!

any pics of them installed?

I have a '74 J20 with a factory rear bumper and could use a hitch...

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Postby rocklaurence » Sun Nov 30, 2014 7:06 pm

Blake wrote:Very nice!

any pics of them installed?

I have a '74 J20 with a factory rear bumper and could use a hitch...

We're did an install on my son's J20 Monday to develop the installation instructions. Today [Dec8 2014] we installed a new design on Jerome's truck. Here are some Pic's:

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Re: J10 J20 2" tow hitch now available

Postby jeremyji » Thu Dec 04, 2014 7:05 pm

Wow... That thing is a beast. Will it fit other FSJs?

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Postby Nikkormat » Thu Dec 04, 2014 11:23 pm

Yeah, I'd like one for a Cherokee!
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Re: J10 J20 2" tow hitch now available

Postby jaber » Sat Dec 06, 2014 7:18 am

The rear part of a J truck frame is wider then the Cherokee/Wagoneer. It would not fit without narrowing, but am sure he'd hook you up... :-bd
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Re: J10 J20 2" tow hitch now available

Postby rocklaurence » Mon Dec 08, 2014 4:35 pm

jaber wrote:The rear part of a J truck frame is wider then the Cherokee/Wagoneer. It would not fit without narrowing, but am sure he'd hook you up... :-bd


BJs sells them for the Wagoneer and I cant make one as cheap as they're selling theirs. :(

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Postby Tatsadasayago » Mon Dec 08, 2014 7:53 pm

But your appears to be much beefier! I think some would pay more for such a hitch.

Is it a matter of the rear frame rails being shaped differently or would yours work with moving the mounting plates closer together before welding them to the crossbar?
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Postby rocklaurence » Sat Dec 13, 2014 5:25 pm

Tatsadasayago wrote:But your appears to be much beefier! I think some would pay more for such a hitch.

Is it a matter of the rear frame rails being shaped differently or would yours work with moving the mounting plates closer together before welding them to the crossbar?


The frame rails are closer. I'll check the frame on the Cherokee that I'm working on to see.
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Postby Tatsadasayago » Sun Dec 14, 2014 3:33 pm

Somewhere in my storage unit I have a pile of large sized paper factory prints showing the dimensions of the various frames that were used by the frame rack guys in the body shop. Might be useful, so if I can locate them I'd be inclined to share.
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Postby rocklaurence » Sun Dec 21, 2014 6:18 am

I've Sold 4 units so far!
I have 6 more available before having to order more parts.

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Re: J10 J20 2" tow hitch now available

Postby pyro » Mon Dec 22, 2014 10:49 pm

Another awesome fabrication rocky...thanks!
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Postby rocklaurence » Mon Jan 05, 2015 4:50 pm

Just sold number 6...Thanks Pyro for your help. :-bd

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Re: J10 J20 2" tow hitch now available 1976-87

Postby Jeepin Jeff » Tue Mar 03, 2015 7:16 pm

I am interested in one of these for my 86 J10. I have installed a 2wd blazer gas tank back where the spare was (LS Swap)and I worry that it may interfere with the hitch. Do you know of anyone who has installed one of these that have also added a bigger tank where the spare was? Any photos from underneath that show it mounted?
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Re: J10 J20 2" tow hitch now available 1976-87

Postby rocklaurence » Wed Mar 04, 2015 5:49 am

Jeepin Jeff wrote:I am interested in one of these for my 86 J10. I have installed a 2wd blazer gas tank back where the spare was (LS Swap)and I worry that it may interfere with the hitch. Do you know of anyone who has installed one of these that have also added a bigger tank where the spare was? Any photos from underneath that show it mounted?
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The hitch is outside the dimensions of the frame. However, the tail end of the receiver tube may extend into that area where your tank resides. This piece can be cut off at the hitch as its not used and wont affect the hitch strength or performance.
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Re: J10 J20 2" tow hitch now available 1976-87

Postby rocklaurence » Mon Mar 30, 2015 5:16 pm

SOLD 8 units, time to make some more {-:

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Re: J10 J20 2" tow hitch now available 1976-87

Postby rocklaurence » Thu Oct 01, 2015 5:06 am

rocklaurence wrote:SOLD 8 units, time to make some more {-:


RL VAP has SOLD 15 units! Thanks guys for your support!!!


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