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not bad, you'll still actually have a plate when you tow something now haha. when I towed I had no rear place, of course towing when your lifted and have a hitch bumper like that you need a 12"+ drop haha. I have an 8" and it wasn't enough for the trailer we have.
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not bad, you'll still actually have a plate when you tow something now haha. when I towed I had no rear place, of course towing when your lifted and have a hitch bumper like that you need a 12"+ drop haha. I have an 8" and it wasn't enough for the trailer we have.
That was the main reason for not getting a hitch mount, So I can keep it on all the time, and I wanna get a hitch mounted shackle.

Biggest hitch I found so far was an 8", but I need one with at least 12 or 14 inches of drop haha
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I LOVE the Bumper...So much that I went and bought 20' of 2" square this morning and got to hacking... And for the license plate light, a friend and I came up with a pretty nifty idea. Ill post some pics of the lighting when I finish it in the morning.
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I just might have to steal your light idea from you lol
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That was the main reason for not getting a hitch mount, So I can keep it on all the time, and I wanna get a hitch mounted shackle.

Biggest hitch I found so far was an 8", but I need one with at least 12 or 14 inches of drop haha
yeah i havent seen anything bigger then 8". except I see a jacked up excursion on the highway all the time, and he has one that is adjustable, and looks like it can do 12" easily, probably costs a lot tho.
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drill and tap your bumper, and mount the plate right. google led license plate bolts. i have them on my rear license plate they are sweet and easy to install.
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bump. Hey Seb how is this thing mounted. Also how much of the hitch did you actually use? Im in the process of building one of these myself.
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drill and tap your bumper, and mount the plate right. google led license plate bolts. i have them on my rear license plate they are sweet and easy to install.
I was just going to say the same thing, simple to do and would look much cleaner!
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bump. Hey Seb how is this thing mounted. Also how much of the hitch did you actually use? Im in the process of building one of these myself.
Well from end to end I probably have 8" used from the hitch but I'm not sure. It depends how far in or out you want the bumper

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I was just going to say the same thing, simple to do and would look much cleaner!
Still havent had time to look into it lol
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Looks great man.

ive got a 13" drop pintle hitch and it works great.
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I guess a 13" is what I'm after haha
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