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96-04 Elite Off-Road Rear Plate bumper

Discussion in 'Elite Off-Road' started by Timicha, Feb 24, 2011.

  1. Jan 23, 2013 at 5:52 PM
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    hokiruu

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    Yeah I did that, we're talking. Tim's a stand up guy and I know he will take care of it. I'm not trying to bash Tim or his product and still support Elite. I wouldn't be on my second bumper and have his stickers on my truck otherwise. I just wanted to make sure I didn't miss anything here because I can't wait to get this thing on and put it to use!
     
  2. Apr 30, 2013 at 4:23 PM
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    can you still use the "hidden hitch" with the bumper?
     
  3. Apr 30, 2013 at 4:31 PM
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    Iirc you can, but you'd be better off using the integrated one behind the license plate if you're already gaving one built.
     
  4. Apr 30, 2013 at 5:03 PM
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    he says it is not advertised for towing :notsure:

    Recovery Receiver (not advertised for towing) and recessed light mounts

    [​IMG]
     
  5. Apr 30, 2013 at 5:30 PM
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    I'm well aware. Translation: it costs a tremendous amount of money time and effort to get it rated and approved, and he would be dumb to advertise it for that Without that.

    FWIW The owner if the truck you posted says he tows his boat with that bumper.
     
  6. Apr 30, 2013 at 8:46 PM
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    I have towed with mine no problem. If anyone it's stronger then a hitch.

    But like he said, Tim can't say it is rated for anything due to insurance issues and cost of getting it rated.
     
  7. May 1, 2013 at 3:08 AM
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    great! :thumbsup: it definetly looks strong!
     
  8. Aug 4, 2013 at 11:21 PM
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  9. Oct 24, 2013 at 4:03 PM
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    Sorry if I missed it, but how are you guys mounting your license plates? I'm finally putting mine on and it didn't come with the receiver mount after all. No magnets for me. I had a magnetic holder on the front and lost the plate within 3 weeks. Can't have that happen on the back.

    Also, what plate lighting are you using and how are you mounting it?
     
  10. Oct 24, 2013 at 4:07 PM
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    Just put my plate on the dash.

    Edit: Fail by me..thought this was the front..ha

    i can't help though as mine is just on my tire now.
     
    Last edited: Oct 24, 2013
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    Is there a posibility in the future for a swing out tiregate option???
     
  13. Jan 10, 2014 at 9:09 AM
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    I got a piece if aluminum size of the license plate, but up top in the center left room for a license plate light. Led light off if a trailer. Like 7 bucks from a trailer store. Then that aluminum plate is mounted on hinges to fold up and allow access to the hitch. Sits a little low as it would hit tailgate otherwise when folded up.
     
  16. Jan 10, 2014 at 2:21 PM
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    I have the one and only one Tim has done. Plus I added my own touches.

    Was an expensive option and I know it was a lot of extra work for him. He told me he didn't think he would offer the option or do it again...but...I have no idea.

    Money talks. Be prepared to cough up a lot extra but can't hurt to ask..
     
  17. Jan 10, 2014 at 3:29 PM
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    If Tim were to make more rear setups with swingouts, I think I would get one. I really like yours a lot.
     
  18. Jan 10, 2014 at 5:54 PM
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    You wouldn't have liked it the way I got it :p haha
     
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    We are all capable of learning from our mistakes. :rolleyes:
     
  20. Jan 11, 2014 at 12:02 AM
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    very true :p haha

    but..you don't have a welder to fix the mistakes ;) :p haha
     
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