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Guys with body lifts?

Guys with body lifts have you ever tried towing anything with your back bumper? i think i remember seeing in the instructions not to but??
And im not talking a 27 foot camper, just a small utillity trailer
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100% no the lift bumper brackets are for show not ment to be towed from AT ALL
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ya, get a hitch. the brackets are not made for any kind of towing.
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x3, i gotta put my hitch back on soon now that i think of it.
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i pulled Andys mom with my bumper after the body lift...dern thing bent in half
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^^hahaha
dang, thats harsh man.
you gotta get a stage 4 hitch for that.
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and a double wide trailer? lol.
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Evan tried and it ripped the back of his truck off! bastards!
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I wonder why bastards not a blocked word?
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can you still use it as a step?
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^ i can, andys mom cant though..... ha

but yea the lift bracket for the bumper is just a peice of 1/8" steel or close to it...
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I dont know andy or his mom but thats pretty damn funny. Thanks guys
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whoa.. i can picture Andys mom now...


Das a huuuge *****
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can you still use it as a step?
oh yes just NO TOWING thats all... or like using it as a recovery point you know yadadyada


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I dont know andy or his mom but thats pretty damn funny. Thanks guys
look into a Draw tite square tube hidden hitch its the best looking with a body lift
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^^ yea.. or do what Evan did, his was a adjustable sorta, and cut it to fit up tight so it wasnt hanging down at stock hieght.

which i still wanna find that hitch style so i can actually have somthn to tow with
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^^ yea.. or do what Evan did, his was a adjustable sorta, and cut it to fit up tight so it wasnt hanging down at stock hieght.

which i still wanna find that hitch style so i can actually have somthn to tow with
his isnt cut its just hella adjustable i still dont trust those at all to many bolts and even if its a grade 10 you run the risk of shearing a bolt, idk i just cant bring myself to trust it
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i suppose.. i swear he cut the bottom off so it wasnt hanging down?
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i suppose.. i swear he cut the bottom off so it wasnt hanging down?
bottom maybe being the side bracket the part that wasnt being used he might have but i dont think he did
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you could always throw a bead of weld on after you adjust it to where you want it.
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a bead of weld eh.. tell me, where can i find some weld at?
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a bead of weld eh.. tell me, where can i find some weld at?
I placer mined a bead of weld. If ya want I can send it down express. Would you like a lil pack of bolts too? Caught them in my traps.

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yea id like some bolts to go along with the nuts i picked last weekend

shipping to 55304
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yea id like some bolts to go along with the nuts i picked last weekend

Must....contain....self....gay.joke...


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