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Relentless rear bumper towing capacity.

Discussion in 'Towing' started by rod8137, Sep 6, 2011.

  1. Sep 6, 2011 at 5:28 PM
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    He said the stock receiver
     
  2. Sep 6, 2011 at 5:32 PM
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    Shit if I know, I'm not a welder
     
  3. Sep 6, 2011 at 5:33 PM
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    I know, I don't know if I'd go that far... Not saying anything against Relentless's work but the stock ones are pretty damn stout! The off road ones look to be built for recovery or light towing more so than heavy hauling. I wouldn't hook up a 6k lb trailer to one without ratings but that's just me...
     
  4. Sep 6, 2011 at 5:35 PM
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    Maybe I just got confused :notsure:

    In no way do I know or claim to know anything about towing capacities and how they are determined. I am just passing on what (I thought) Eric told me. All I know is what my truck can and cannot pull as it sits right now...
     
  5. Sep 6, 2011 at 5:36 PM
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  6. Sep 6, 2011 at 5:37 PM
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    Just saying it all comes down to the attachment to the frame yes ?
     
  7. Sep 6, 2011 at 5:38 PM
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    Eric's shit is top notch .

    I just don't know how the stock receiver and mounting system could be improved , that's all I was asking .
     
  8. Sep 6, 2011 at 5:39 PM
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    That is correct. Stock ones are held on by what... 8 Bolts or so? I can't imagine Eric's could have any more. Maybe the receiver is the item in question?
     
  9. Sep 6, 2011 at 5:54 PM
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    (14) 12mm bolts according to Toyota installation instructions.
     
  10. Sep 6, 2011 at 5:59 PM
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    You're probably right. That was just how many bolts were on my buddy's Chevy when we put a hitch on his truck.
     
  11. Sep 6, 2011 at 6:35 PM
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    hmm... I've taken out my bumper 3 times and I'm pretty sure it's either 8 or 10 bolts (4 or 5 on each side)
     
  12. Sep 6, 2011 at 7:26 PM
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    I just stuck my head under there , looks like 5 each side
     
  13. Sep 7, 2011 at 2:36 AM
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    http://tundrageeks.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1408&page=1

    must be total number of bolts in hitch assy. :notsure:
     
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