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Old 12-11-2015, 09:11 PM   #11
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Haven't checked tongue weight yet. But I didn't have a control problem on my trip.
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Old 12-11-2015, 09:12 PM   #12
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And, because I already ran into this issue. How do you access your spare tire? I found I would have to remove the box to access the nuts that hold the spare on. Couldn't turn the wrench because it would hit the box.
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Old 12-11-2015, 09:18 PM   #13
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If you need to haul a genset, that is one solid looking setup.
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Old 12-11-2015, 09:19 PM   #14
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Cost? Depends if my wife reads this. Bars drilled ready to go. $60.00, box $800.00, gen. Lock about $200.00, gas can holdown $45.00 aluminum 2x4 to mount gas can holdown $55.00. I guess $1160.00. Convenience priceless.
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Old 12-11-2015, 09:23 PM   #15
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To get to the spare tire I just pull the three locking pins and the box slides out. The bars go in the length of the hitch. I can also attach a bike rack on the middle support by using a slide in attachment.
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Old 12-11-2015, 09:25 PM   #16
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Mine was held on with four U-bolts with the nuts on the inside of the box.
It's now held on with a ratchet strap and secured with a cable so it can't walk away.
The box was free, sort of.
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Old 12-11-2015, 09:26 PM   #17
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I also have the factory box in front for the other crap we all haul.
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Old 12-11-2015, 09:31 PM   #18
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Gbaglo ,i almost went the same route as you but I could find a carrier the would hold the size box I needed. This way there is no carrier, just the bars that slide in with the box bolted to them. The factory installed receivers worked great. Thanks Jim for your reply also.
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Old 12-11-2015, 09:33 PM   #19
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I forgot, I like to carry our Webber charcoal grill with us so this was the reason for the big box.
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Old 12-11-2015, 09:35 PM   #20
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My cargo carrier ( without the box and contents ) weighs a fair amount all on its own ( 75 lbs I recall ). Was the lightest carrier I could find to accommodate the box I already had.
Adds two feet to the cost of a BC Ferry ticket so I've often thought of removing it. But, where would the stuff go?
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