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Old 05-29-2014, 07:00 PM   #11
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never heard of what? Bumpers falling off campers from racks? Happens more than you realize.
Here are some I have documentation of:
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Old 05-29-2014, 07:11 PM   #12
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Our truck with front mount.
bike tires don't look like they are very far off the ground. Aren't you afraid of smashing them. I just put a front hitch on my 3500 Chevy for my kayak support, and I have already filled the receiver full of sod once
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Old 05-29-2014, 07:15 PM   #13
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bike tires don't look like they are very far off the ground. Aren't you afraid of smashing them. I just put a front hitch on my 3500 Chevy for my kayak support, and I have already filled the receiver full of sod once
The receiver is pretty low, but the bike rack has an upward angle and it never became an issue.
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Old 05-29-2014, 07:21 PM   #14
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The receiver is pretty low, but the bike rack has an upward angle and it never became an issue.
I welded together my own kayak support post. Made it much heavier than what I could by for 1/10 the price. Next I plan on mounting a 2 bike rack to the post, high enough to be clear of ground, but not blocking my vision.
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Old 05-29-2014, 07:37 PM   #15
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never heard of what? Bumpers falling off campers from racks? Happens more than you realize.

Was actually referring to never heard of the front mount bike racks. But wasn't aware that bumpers fell off so frequently, either....
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Old 05-29-2014, 07:39 PM   #16
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Front receivers are fairly inexpensive. I just got mine for about $115 and free shipping. Installed myself in about half hour

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Old 05-29-2014, 08:06 PM   #17
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Front Mount Hitch for 2008 GMC Sierra | etrailer.com

Mine went on in about 30 minutes as well.
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Old 05-29-2014, 11:00 PM   #18
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Asked my dealer about putting a hitch on the back of my 320bhds and got a shrug of the shoulders and why not, we sell them over here. Will be contacting coachmen before my next trip.

kids think tt stands for tan turd.
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Old 05-30-2014, 01:34 AM   #19
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NO pictures . Just glad I noticed before they fell off . We were heading home after a long weekend ; bumper to bumper traffic on a 4 lane highway. The factory welds on the 4 in square tubing bumper let go. It was not welded properly. It only had penetrated both the bumper & the frame in about1 inch on each side of the frame.
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Looks like yours was at lest welded properly.

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