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Old 11-27-2013, 01:11 PM   #11
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Mount the bike rack to the front of the TV, larger crumple zone in the event of a header.

I have been looking at folding bikes and then stowing them on the bed.
I looked at moving the gen rack to the front of the TV but the rack was too low and hit everything. I eventually put the bikes there because the rack was angled up.

Note the sticker going on the new bumpers.
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Old 11-27-2013, 03:53 PM   #12
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26 footer Keystone. the rear bumber is welded to the frame. I plan to put a champion 3100 inverter genny on it. I haven't decided on how to mount it though.
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Old 11-27-2013, 04:01 PM   #13
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I'd mount it in your truck bed.
We dry camp three times a year and my gennie is twice as big as the proposed gennie and it fits nicely in front of 5th wheel hitch.
I'm so against putting anything remotely heavy on the rear bumber and I have a factory installed 450# fold down rack on mine.

My rack carries my bags boards and rvq grill.
Occasionally a cooler jamb packed with beer.


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Old 11-27-2013, 04:08 PM   #14
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I'd mount it in your truck bed.
We dry camp three times a year and my gennie is twice as big as the proposed gennie and it fits nicely in front of 5th wheel hitch.
I'm so against putting anything remotely heavy on the rear bumber and I have a factory installed 450# fold down rack on mine.

My rack carries my bags boards and rvq grill.
Occasionally a cooler jamb packed with beer.


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I need to find out if mine will fit, I taped it and it looks like it will fit.
Problem is I do not live that lucky.......
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Old 11-27-2013, 04:56 PM   #15
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I need to find out if mine will fit, I taped it and it looks like it will fit.
Problem is I do not live that lucky.......
I wish I had a pic of it in there with the camper hooked up.
It looks like it would never clear but it does.

I have a 6500 watt Honeywell.
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I wish I had a pic of it in there with the camper hooked up.
It looks like it would never clear but it does.

I have a 6500 watt Honeywell.

I have pictures of mine but my IMG host site is stuck in a beta loop.

I bought this one.

https://www.google.com/#q=sears+5500+watt+generator
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Old 11-27-2013, 05:08 PM   #17
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26 footer Keystone. the rear bumber is welded to the frame. I plan to put a champion 3100 inverter genny on it. I haven't decided on how to mount it though.
The bumpers are welded to the others, it isn't a matter of the weld, the bumpers are not strong enough to hold the weight, the bumpers themselves tear. I would predict someone will get a slightly scuffed up Champion 3100 genny.
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I have pictures of mine but my IMG host site is stuck in a beta loop.

I bought this one.

https://www.google.com/#q=sears+5500+watt+generator
Looks pretty similar in size
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The bumpers are welded to the others, it isn't a matter of the weld, the bumpers are not strong enough to hold the weight, the bumpers themselves tear. I would predict someone will get a slightly scuffed up Champion 3100 genny.
And someone else will have a severely scuffed up front end.
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I know people do it successfully with major mods. I'll never trust the bumper after having a friend drag his bikes down the road one night on their way home.
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