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Old 03-19-2019, 07:12 AM   #1
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Generator bumper mount on 21 FBRS ?

Has anyone mounted a generator on the back bumper of a 21FBRS if so how did you do it?
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Old 03-19-2019, 07:43 AM   #2
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According to Forest River, that bumper isn't designed to mount anything on.
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Old 03-19-2019, 07:48 AM   #3
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There are lots of threads here about mounting things on the factory bumper.
A search will likely bring up past discussions.

It is generally accepted to NOT mount anything on the bumper UNLESS you have done some modifications to strengthen the bumper and the mounting points.

There are many ways to do this depending on your particular model.
Reinforcing the bumper with metal bracing or aftermarket items have been discussed here too.
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Old 03-19-2019, 08:14 AM   #4
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According to Forest River, that bumper isn't designed to mount anything on.
except for the spare tire
in any event, a heavy object hanging that far out the back might cause sway so check the changes to tongue weight
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Old 03-19-2019, 08:48 AM   #5
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I know about not mounting anything other than a spare on the bumper. I was wanting to find out if someone has done it the steps that were taken. As for the search engine on here every time I use it it gives me nothing specific about my question just everything with every word I printed.
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I know about not mounting anything other than a spare on the bumper. I was wanting to find out if someone has done it the steps that were taken. As for the search engine on here every time I use it it gives me nothing specific about my question just everything with every word I printed.
If I was going to do it, I would have a welding/blacksmithing shop fab brackets and make reinforcements to the bumper to support the size of generator you plan to carry. Any welding shop should be able to do it..with a release of liability of course.
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Old 03-19-2019, 09:26 AM   #7
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I carry two Honda 2000 gens on each corner on custom mounts I fabbed my self. Made it up and back to Alaska and all over so far.
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Old 03-19-2019, 09:46 AM   #8
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having had that camper, i don't recommend mounting anything on the bumper. Also, Forest River doesn't either.


If i had to add a generator to the trailer, i would figure out how to add to the tongue
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That is a ultra light trailer.

Say what I Mean- No, not capable without voiding warranty and causing damage.

Mean what I say- I mounted a bike rack to the back bumper of my Rockwood 8289 WS and took it off after half a trip. Bikes went on top of the Truck.

You can try the Tongue mount or just put in you TV.
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Old 03-19-2019, 10:28 AM   #10
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If you can't find anyone who's done this on this or a similar light camper; I think you have your answer.
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