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Old 05-18-2018, 09:53 PM   #1
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Bumper Receiver

Hi all. Has anyone ever used this produce? I saw it on Amazon and thought it may be an easy way to add a bike rack to the rear bumper without voiding any warranty. Thanks in advance for feedback.

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Old 05-18-2018, 10:04 PM   #2
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If you're planning on bolting that to a travel trailer/5th wheel bumper I wouldn't advise. The bumper isn't strong enough to keep it from flexing with the weight of the bikes.
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Old 05-18-2018, 10:05 PM   #3
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I have a 2018 Rockwood Roo 23ikss.
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Old 05-18-2018, 10:07 PM   #4
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I'm not familiar with that unit but looking online I'm guessing the bumper is like most TT/5R bumpers. They're just not built to carry much more than the sewer hoses.
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Thanks. Seeing me as they already mounted the spare tire unit to the rear bumper, I would agree that nothing more should be added to the bumper. Cheers.
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Old 05-18-2018, 10:19 PM   #6
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Here is a newer product that adds strength, support, and more weight carrying ability. They have rave reviews for those that want to add a hitch fir bike carrying purposes Or a cargo carrier. I just installed them on my trailer.

https://mount-n-lock.com/mount-n-loc...bumper-failure
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I have a 2018 Rockwood Roo 23ikss.
No Way,

Only safe way is to have a receiver welded and braced to the frame.
But doing this mod may void to the frame warranty if you have any issues.
Unless the frame warranty has expired or you're not the original owner.
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I am using it on my 2009 23SS. Before I did, I confirmed the bumper was welded to the frame properly. Have not had any issues whatsoever with it. I am carrying two bikes only on it.
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And spare tire is still attached.
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Old 05-19-2018, 08:06 AM   #10
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I am using it on my 2009 23SS. Before I did, I confirmed the bumper was welded to the frame properly. Have not had any issues whatsoever with it. I am carrying two bikes only on it.
You are very lucky. Search this forum and you will find many folks who have lost their entire "bumper" and whatever is bolted to it.

It is not a "bumper". It is a storage tube. It is not meant for anything other than that. The limit is the spare tire mount. Anything other than that is a gamble.
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