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Old 03-07-2013, 05:45 PM   #11
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Yea, never seen that before coming out of the Rockwood/Flagstaff plants for the Roos or Shamrocks. I take it that's a 1 1/4" and is welded to the frame?
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Old 03-07-2013, 06:18 PM   #12
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Yea, never seen that before coming out of the Rockwood/Flagstaff plants for the Roos or Shamrocks. I take it that's a 1 1/4" and is welded to the frame?
Welded to the bumper with no apparent bracing to the frame. It is a 2" receiver. I think a front bike rack would be better. I. An build something over the tanks that will not be in the way of the bunk.
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When I bought my 2012 Roo19, the dealer installed a 2" receiver. It's welded to both the bumper and the frame and looks pretty stout to me. It had to be performed by a qualified welder. I've had my bikes on it for several hundred miles and no problems so far. I do use a cable lock from the frame to the rack, in case something were to let go. My intent is one of these days to have the wife drive while I follow in the car just to see what it looks like, but haven't had the chance yet.
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Old 03-07-2013, 09:22 PM   #14
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definitely not factory, since they recommend not to carry bikes on the rear bumper. never has been an option.
had to be a dealer installation or added by a previous owner.
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Welded to the bumper with no apparent bracing to the frame. It is a 2" receiver. I think a front bike rack would be better. I. An build something over the tanks that will not be in the way of the bunk.
A rack on the front would be much better. The bumper really can't support the weight of a rack and bikes hanging one to two feet off of it.
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A rack on the front would be much better. The bumper really can't support the weight of a rack and bikes hanging one to two feet off of it.
Maybe I will decorate it with a receiver plug of some kind.... Maybe a boat propeller one...
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A rack on the front would be much better. The bumper really can't support the weight of a rack and bikes hanging one to two feet off of it.
I do have some tinkering. This guy didn't get the spare tire option I guess. I have to pick one up, and a matching rim. I want to find a place for bikes, and I need to find a place for the TV spare tire.

Anyone know where I can get a matching rim? Yes, I dont want a steel rim because I will probably be anal and do 5 tire rotations just like on the TV
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