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PostPosted: Tue Jan 12, 2016 1:42 pm    Post subject: GW front hitch receiver on RMW Twin Peaks bumper? Reply with quote

I have this bumper

http://www.rockymountainwesty.com/Vanagon_Twin_Peaks_Front_Bumper_p/rmw-tp01.htm

And I was thinking of installing the GW front receiver hitch ($80)

http://www.gowesty.com/product-details.php?v=&id=4335&type=

Has anyone done this? The GW receiver looks like it would mount up just fine on the RMW bumper, but I'm not certain.

The other option is this ($200) from RMW
http://www.rockymountainwesty.com/Twin_Peaks_Front_Bumper_Reciever_Hitch_p/rmw-tpfh01.htm

But given the cost, I'd rather do the cheaper GW option

2. Does anyone know if there is a strength difference between the two? I don't plan on running a winch or anything (just want to mount a hi-lift jack), but I suppose it wouldn't hurt to have the option..
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 1:11 pm    Post subject: Re: GW front hitch receiver on RMW Twin Peaks bumper? Reply with quote

Shizzon,

Were you ever able to find the answer to this question?
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 1:28 pm    Post subject: Re: GW front hitch receiver on RMW Twin Peaks bumper? Reply with quote

I bought the GW hitch, it works great!
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 3:25 pm    Post subject: Re: GW front hitch receiver on RMW Twin Peaks bumper? Reply with quote

shizzon wrote:
I bought the GW hitch, it works great!


Awesome, Thanks!
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 8:55 am    Post subject: Re: GW front hitch receiver on RMW Twin Peaks bumper? Reply with quote

here's a pic

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:00 pm    Post subject: Re: GW front hitch receiver on RMW Twin Peaks bumper? Reply with quote

Shizzon are you able to post up a closer pic of that strap on your fiamma? I looked all aisles at Ace and HD last week for something just like that with no luck. Any idea on a maker and where you purchased?

Mine rattles a little and I am looking for two in black. I saw some on a Sprinters Fiamma here in Gig Harbor and meant to take a closer look but did not and missed my opportunity.

Thank you.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 4:51 pm    Post subject: Re: GW front hitch receiver on RMW Twin Peaks bumper? Reply with quote

theadventureneverends wrote:
Shizzon are you able to post up a closer pic of that strap on your fiamma? I looked all aisles at Ace and HD last week for something just like that with no luck. Any idea on a maker and where you purchased?

Mine rattles a little and I am looking for two in black. I saw some on a Sprinters Fiamma here in Gig Harbor and meant to take a closer look but did not and missed my opportunity.

Thank you.


I've found them at Lowes

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https://www.lowes.com/pd/VELCRO-2-Pack-1-in-Black-...emID=40898

https://www.lowes.com/pd/VELCRO-2-Pack-1-in-Black-...DDEALw_wcB
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 8:26 pm    Post subject: Re: GW front hitch receiver on RMW Twin Peaks bumper? Reply with quote

theadventureneverends wrote:
Shizzon are you able to post up a closer pic of that strap on your fiamma? I looked all aisles at Ace and HD last week for something just like that with no luck. Any idea on a maker and where you purchased?

Mine rattles a little and I am looking for two in black. I saw some on a Sprinters Fiamma here in Gig Harbor and meant to take a closer look but did not and missed my opportunity.

Thank you.


It's a ski strap (for holding skis together), ha! Wink

Something like this - https://www.backcountry.com/voile-ski-straps-9-through-24-inches-vol0083

There are apparently a lot of uses for ski straps, kinda like duct tape

https://www.backcountry.com/explore/you-are-backcountry-20-uses-for-a-voile-strap
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