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Old 08-11-2013, 07:38 AM   #1
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Hitch on back.

Just join and love all the info! I would like to put a hitch on back of our Puma 259RBSS to pull a trailer to haul my Trike or a golf cart. Know where I can get a hitch or how to make one?
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Old 08-11-2013, 05:15 PM   #2
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Not possible....frame not designed to support the weight on that end. Changes the dynamics of the weight issue.
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Old 08-11-2013, 05:41 PM   #3
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I'd recommend not doing that unless authorized by fr if your in your warranty period.


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Old 08-11-2013, 06:09 PM   #4
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Not possible....frame not designed to support the weight on that end. Changes the dynamics of the weight issue.
Not true, anything possible with metal. But like also said, will void warranty of frame. I put one on my 2014 model, with that being said. If I couldn't use my toys for what I want, then why have them. IMO
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Old 08-11-2013, 08:44 PM   #5
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We have had our 259rbss 5 years this July( bought new), so the warranty is up.
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Old 08-14-2013, 07:29 PM   #6
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Old 08-14-2013, 07:50 PM   #7
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You have a lot of money tied up in your camper.
A cracked frame is a good possibility and not worth it, IMO.

Buy a toy hauler.
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Old 08-14-2013, 08:24 PM   #8
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Toyhauler it is...not worth taking risk with additional stress on a frame that was not designed to tow handle additional weight...IMO
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Herk: are those pictures resulting from stress to a frame from modifications or is it from regular use. I would think that anyone modifying the frame to add a trailer hitch may beef it up to exceed the manufacturers specs. Just saying.
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Old 08-14-2013, 08:39 PM   #10
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Regardless of how well the hitch is welded to the stock frame, the entire frame from front to rear is not designed for the extra load and stress put on it by adding a hitch. You can do as you please as it belongs to you, but you are just asking for problems.
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