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Old 08-20-2013, 10:34 PM   #1
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Bike rack on 365saq

I am struggling for ideas on a bike rack or basket for the back of the fifth wheel to carry bikes and a weber charcoal grill. Any comments or pics would be great.

I am getting mixed feedback about the back bumper or having a reciever mounted to the back.
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Old 08-20-2013, 10:37 PM   #2
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Is it in warranty?
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Old 08-20-2013, 10:57 PM   #3
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I think it only had a one year factory so i guess not....
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Old 08-21-2013, 04:44 AM   #4
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Put a rack up on the pin box. The bikes can easily be seen while traveling and they are easy to load. Do a search and you will find several ideas. That is where I put mine. Can even be done with short beds.
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Seen the warranty question come up on this one a lot too. Just a word of warning. At a campground on Lake Ontario a couple of weeks ago the guy next to us had a receiver on the bumper with bikes and some other bits and pieces. It was a brand new TT. The weld at the frame had almost completely peeled away. This might be isolated but it can happen. Also, a friend put a receiver on the bumper and snugging it up it squeezed the bumper just enough that it went out of shape enough to prevent the sewer hose end coming out. I'd love to put a rack on my 365 too to free up the truck bed some. I have seen and like the pin box rack too. There are also some nice ladder mount racks to look into
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I think it only had a one year factory so i guess not....
Pm ttrost65 as he built his own bike rack above the bin box.
Also he was considering buying an air hitch so his may or may not be for sale.
He can maybe send you pics .

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If your trailer did not come with a factory bike hitch don't put anything back there especially on the bumper.
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Here's what I did. The pinbox mount design came courtesy of golfmedic, the bike rack itself is of my own design.
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Here is the one I built.




Of course mine is a long bed, but like above, you can build one for a short bed or buy hanging bike racks and strap them against the upright. The rack I'm using I bought at discountramps.com
Hope these racks the Ttrost65 and I have shown you gives you an idea.
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Great ideas. Just need to figure out how to get it on there.

I really appreciate the comments. Golf...do you have any drawings or anything?
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