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Old 08-11-2014, 11:14 AM   #1
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Installing hitch on Rockwood 2109s

Has anyone attached a hitch to the rear of there rockwood tow-able rv?
wondering if there is a specific one I should use or just modify a locally bought one.
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Old 08-11-2014, 11:38 AM   #2
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You need to do a search for this subject. This is a very hot topic, some say you can and some say the light weight trailers can not take the stress from the hitch. It also depends what you plan on doing with the hitch, bike rack or tow a boat?
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Old 08-11-2014, 11:40 AM   #3
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Thanks I will keep looking. I'm just interested in a bicycle rack possible use for my off road dirt bike if I felt it was strong enough.
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Old 08-11-2014, 12:13 PM   #4
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We ditched the idea of a hitch on the back of the 2109s for a bike rack when we bought ours a year ago because of all the posts we read that the bumper won't support the weight. Several posts were from people who had experienced the bike rack (and bikes) falling off or of having the bumper become seriously twisted.
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Old 08-11-2014, 12:45 PM   #5
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Our friend did a hitch for his bicycles and ended bouncing them all down the Q.E.W. .
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Old 08-11-2014, 12:51 PM   #6
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I plan on simply extending the mounting to reach the main frame underneath, I would not hook it to the flimsy bumper. Was hoping someone else has done that also.
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Old 08-11-2014, 01:08 PM   #7
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You might want to call Rockwood & find out 1st. It is possible that the frame has changed but mine will not take anything else attached. I have not seen a 2015 but the 2014's had some nice upgrades from the 2013.
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Old 08-11-2014, 08:42 PM   #8
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i had a custom hitch made for an ultralite and was bolded to the frame with grade 8 bolts. I am looking to do the same with my new 1905 when it arrives. A dealer said welding voids, but bolting seems to be ok. Still doing research. The custom hitch does very well, I carry 4 bicycles on it.
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