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Old 02-21-2012, 08:37 PM   #1
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Palomino Thoroughbred F 826RL cargo box?

Has anyone installed a cargo box on the 5th wheel. I have a F826RL and I want to install one the bumper or add a receiver hitch from the frame. The cargo box will only have about 250lbs of cargo in it. Is the bumper strong enough or do I need to have the receiver hitch added from the frame? The frame is alum I think is the frame strong enough to have that added weight on the rear end of the unit?
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Old 02-28-2012, 12:10 PM   #2
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Has anyone installed a cargo box on the 5th wheel. I have a F826RL and I want to install one the bumper or add a receiver hitch from the frame. The cargo box will only have about 250lbs of cargo in it. Is the bumper strong enough or do I need to have the receiver hitch added from the frame? The frame is alum I think is the frame strong enough to have that added weight on the rear end of the unit?
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This is from our engineer

Chassis bumpers are only rated for 75# of dynamic stress. This box would exceed the capacity of the bumper. It will also void any and all warranty as well on the unit.

Hope it helps
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Old 02-28-2012, 01:22 PM   #3
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Has anyone installed a cargo box on the 5th wheel. I have a F826RL and I want to install one the bumper or add a receiver hitch from the frame. The cargo box will only have about 250lbs of cargo in it. Is the bumper strong enough or do I need to have the receiver hitch added from the frame? The frame is alum I think is the frame strong enough to have that added weight on the rear end of the unit?
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DONT do it DONT even think about it .
you will regret adding anything to the rear of your camper
It voids the warranty if you have warranty .
do a search on adding a bike rack . you will have days of reading !
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