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Old 04-04-2014, 08:36 AM   #11
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We have a '12 XLite 181BH (I'm guessing similar to the 295BH) and we love it. Perfect fit for my wife, daughter & I as our first camper. I like that it has 4 "beds" - double bunk, single bunk, jackknife couch & dinette.
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Old 04-04-2014, 08:47 PM   #12
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Old 04-05-2014, 10:49 PM   #13
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I wanted to add one if the bumper mount hitches for my trials bike. It weighs about 165lbs. I noticed on the bumper it said adding anything to it would void the frame warranty. What are the thoughts in that? I have seen many Tt with luggage style racks on the back of them with generators strapped down.
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Old 04-05-2014, 10:57 PM   #14
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I wanted to add one if the bumper mount hitches for my trials bike. It weighs about 165lbs. I noticed on the bumper it said adding anything to it would void the frame warranty. What are the thoughts in that? I have seen many Tt with luggage style racks on the back of them with generators strapped down.
Different brands, models all have different specification.
Some do not allow for anything not added at the factory.
Some add the racks like you posted about while others like mine have a weight rating of only 125 pounds of added weight.

At 165 pounds your bike plus the weight of the rack for it would tear a 16 gage steel bumper right off the frame.
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Old 04-05-2014, 11:12 PM   #15
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I wanted to add one if the bumper mount hitches for my trials bike. It weighs about 165lbs. I noticed on the bumper it said adding anything to it would void the frame warranty. What are the thoughts in that? I have seen many Tt with luggage style racks on the back of them with generators strapped down.
that's because those trailers are not ultralight, like yours is.
and they might have had a receiver welded and braced to the FRAME, not the bumper.
of course, doing this on an ultralight trailer, will probably void the frame's warranty, which is usually 5 years long.
not even for bicycles should you do it but definitely NOT for a motorcycle!

if you wanted to do this, you should have bought a regular TT, with a much beefier frame, not an ultralight.
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Old 04-05-2014, 11:22 PM   #16
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We just bought the wildwood xlite 185br but haven't picked it up yet. We get it Easter weekend. I've been buying some kitchen and bathroom supplies but need a list of hoses (length & type) etc that I should buy in advance of picking it up so we don't have to buy it at the dealership. We are going to go right out and camp that evening. I also just joined Good Sam's so I should get a nice discount from Camping World, right? Are their club prices/brands better than Walmart? What kind (brand) of outdoor mat do people use? Thanks so much!
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Congratulations AWilliams! We will be following in your footsteps. Enjoy!
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Go to Wally world and pick up a 25 foot Rhino hose for the black and gray tank a 10 foot extension.
http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j...178,bs.1,d.b2I

Then get a 50 foot or two twenty five foot fresh water hose/s they are white.

Buy an ordinary 50 foot garden hose, use this for other than water that goes into the trailer.

Give thought to a heavy duty 110/120/115 extension cord in the 50 -75 foot range.

The Wally world mat will do just fine ours is 9X12 foot.
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Old 04-05-2014, 11:35 PM   #19
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that explains the bumper much better. I don't have to do that, just a thought. I will be able to fit my bike in the truck, the whole bumper idea was just that, an idea. The rear bumper seems pretty beefy, I plan on mounting a spare tire to it at least. Do you think that would be ok?




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I got a couple thinks at walmart to just get started. They actually have a pretty good selection of rv accessories. I got a couple of adapter plugs, one to plug trailer into a regular socket, $8.97 and then one to plug in if you only have a 50a service it was around $18. Both look really well built. The also have hoses to drain your water tanks there.
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Congratulations AWilliams! We will be following in your footsteps. Enjoy!

The dealer I went to had several in stock and had pretty good price I believe. I was happy with it at least.
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