Hi-Lift Title

List of materials needed:
1 - 4 1/2 inch X 10 inch 12 gauge sheet metal (base bracket).
1 - 2 inch X 8 inch 12 gauge sheet metal (rollbar bracket).
1 - 7/16 X 3 inches pull pin or retaining pin with holes predrilled and cotter pin or equivalant.
1 - 1/2 inch bolt, 2 inches long with nut and washers to fit (to secure Hi-Lift base to base bracket).
4 - 1/4 inch bolts 1 1/2 inches or 2 inches long with nuts, washers, and lock washers.

By, Dwayne Weyrich

Here's a solution for all you short wheelbase Jeep owners who want to protect your Hi-Lift jack from the elements. Instead of mounting it on the front bumper as most Hi-LIft owners do, this is one of the solutions that I came up with that will protect it. Keeps it clean and free of dirt and bugs, and the possible frontal impact with that stray tree or boulder.

The only requirement to make this set up work is to not have a rear seat. Other than that, this idea will work for a bare rollbar, a padded rollbar, or a rollbar with a soundbar. Although I did this on my '97 TJ SE, it ought to work for CJ's and YJ's also. Just modify the angles of the brackets to make things fit.

Editor's Note: This mount will not work if you have a hide-a-trunk in your bed.

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