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Old 04-21-2014, 06:17 PM   #1
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How many hitch extensions?

I use a Ready Brake receiver style supplemental brake system with a blue ox tow bar. Is it ok to use a dual hitch extender between the motorhome hitch and the Ready Brake? The extension has a hitch 4 inches on the top side, I am looking to attach a bike rack here. I have heard that you should only use one extension when towing and this set up would be two, I think, the extension and the Ready Brake.

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Hi Jrf4865,
Guess it depends on how one want to count. I would not count the Ready Brake as one extension. For me, I'd go with the dual extension. However, I make one caveat with this recommendation. One needs to consider installing the Blue Ox bracket(s) that clamp on where the receiver and extension(s) join. The look like "U" clamps. This will prevent the slop between the male and female from causing swaying and stress.
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