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What Plow Mount is this

Discussion in 'Jeeps' started by xjfozzy73, Feb 2, 2011.

  1. xjfozzy73

    xjfozzy73 Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    I have a Jeep Cherokee that I recently purchased and it has a mount already on it. I wouldn't mind getting a plow for it. Can anyone tell me what mount this is for? Thanx.

    Pic 1

    Pic 2
  2. JN16184

    JN16184 Member
    Messages: 47

    That's not a lot to go on. Are you sure those are for a plow? They look like they could be mounts for a tow bar, like someone may have pulled it behind a motorhome or something.
  3. wellnermp

    wellnermp Senior Member
    from Alaska
    Messages: 102

    That's exactly what I was thinking.
  4. xjfozzy73

    xjfozzy73 Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    that is what i thought at first also but they are bolted solid to the frame in multiple places. there is the piece out front that you can see in pic 2. then back and to the outside is another mounting location, in pic 1. the entire bracket is mounted solid just under the bumper. and there is 24", center to center, between the 2 front mounts.
  5. bizzo15

    bizzo15 Senior Member
    Messages: 107

    almost looks like a western unimount but i can't be sure try a google search and see if you can find a pic of a cherokee with that mount.
  6. xjfozzy73

    xjfozzy73 Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    that is what it looks to be. time to do some more research. thanx.
  7. JeepTJ

    JeepTJ Senior Member
    Messages: 225

    It looks like a Blue Ox base plate for towing the XJ. Check out page 3 of this link.


    The tab width spacing on most fixed-width tow bars is 24 inches.

  8. xjfozzy73

    xjfozzy73 Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    Thanks everyone for your suggestions. I thought it was a tow mount at first, but I'm still not positive.
  9. kabong57

    kabong57 Junior Member
    from IL
    Messages: 15

    Tow bar mount

    Will try to post pics of mine Fri. Flat bracket at the outer edge with large hole is for attaching safety cables. Probably also has 2 pieces of round 3/8" tubing facing forward with internal 10-24 threads for mounting a trailer plug for towing lights.