Recommended Ball Mount for 2004 Jeep Liberty with Spare Tire


I have a Jeep Liberty with a spare tire mounted on the rear door. Problem is I dont have enough clearance below the spare tire to fit my trailer tongue onto the ball. Is there a hitch long enough to allow the ball to extend past the tire? It would have to be at least 15inch from the retaining hole and the end of the hitch.


Expert Reply:

I have a great solution for you.

To bridge the necessary gap in order to clear your Jeep's spare tire, I recommend using the Hidden Hitch Ball Mount # 80232. This is designed specifically for situations such as yours, and has a length of 15-3/4 inches from the center of the hitch pin hole to the center of the ball hole. I have attached a video demonstration of this ball mount for you to check out.

If you do not already have a trailer hitch installed on your 2004 Jeep Liberty, I recommend the Curt Class III Receiver Hitch # 13044. This will give you a 2 inch hitch opening with a 500 pound tongue weight and 5,000 pound towing weight capacity. I have included an installation video for you to review.

For a wiring harness to power your trailer's signal lights, I recommend the Curt # C55382. This T-Connector will plug right into the connection points behind your Jeep's tail lights and provide a 4-way trailer connector.

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