BUILD YOUR TAILGATE: 92 Things To Own Before Kickoff #77

This is an ongoing series where we’re going to help you build a tailgate from the ground up. We’ve got 92 things for 92 days and we’re going to try to keep this thing reasonable as far as costs go. Some items are sexy, some are necessities and we want to help make sure you’re ready to host a proper party come August. OH C’MON! LIKE THERE’S SOMETHING ELSE GOING ON BETWEEN NOW AND AUGUST!

Cargo Hitch Carrier – $74 (Online)

There is no way you are getting all this gear in the back of your SUV and even if you could, there’s plenty of stuff that doesn’t need to be inside your car. Whether it’s a dirty grill or a cooler that can withstand the elements, free up some cargo space with this cargo hitch tray. We chose this one for it’s riser rail that should keep your stuff from bouncing out and we liked the price. These things are crazy handy if for nothing other than for your bros to stand on it and yell at chicks as you creep up and down sorority row.

Maximum 500 lb. capacity
Glossy black powder coat basket style frame with a mesh deck
Designed for 2″ Class III/IV hitch receivers, will work with a 1-1/4″ Class I/II adapter
Multiple tie-down points for securing cargo
Fits trailer hitches up to 6.5″ recess (hitch pin to bumper)