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Old 10-04-2016, 04:34 PM   #29
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Spare Tire Carrier

That would definitely push the carrier back far enough to get the door open. however, A hitch extender presents me with a couple of issues still - First and most importantly, it pushes my towed out far enough that my rig will be over 60 ft., which is the limit in some states including where I currently live in Wisconsin. Second, the spare already "droops" a bit - away from the coach - and I'm afraid it would droop even more with a hitch extender in place. Last, it pushes the tire that much further away from the coach - and I'm not sure that it looks very good that far out. Still, I decided to order a couple of "quiet hitch" type devices to see if that might hold the rig a little more upright AND I'm talking to my local shop about adding some PERMANENT length to my main receiver. We'll see where we go from there.

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A hitch extender would solve your problem Curt Hitch Extender for 2" Hitch Receivers - 8" Long Curt Hitch Accessories C45791
since you are using a towbar it won't effect your tongue weight load.

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Old 10-05-2016, 01:32 PM   #30
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Originally Posted by kjpearsall View Post
I'm talking to my local shop about adding some PERMANENT length to my main receiver. We'll see where we go from there.
Won't that be the same effect as the hitch extender? They make those in a wide variety of lengths, more brands available then CURT.

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