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Old 02-16-14, 11:55 AM   #1
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Default Can I have Rear Bumper Guard with trailer Hitch??

I currently have the stainless steel rear bumper installed. Can I still add the trailer hitch to hold bikes?
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Old 02-17-14, 04:14 AM   #2
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Would have to see your stainless bumper guard to know for sure but the hitch is below the bumper.
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I just looked a eBay and saw some of the 3rd party tubular guards on the RX.

If yours is the tubular type I saw, I think it WILL get in the way of a hitch.
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I currently have this one here.




Does the screws holes fit on top of this? Or, can you point me one rear bumper bar that fits the hitch and therefore put a bike mount?
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http://m.ebay.com/itm?itemId=171119243624&roken=DUXVry

This is the bumper guard I have on my rx450 with a curt trailer hitch. I CAN utilize the hitch still with the guard on. Depending on your type of bike rack you'll need atleast 4 inches of space so it does not hit the guard. They do however sell "hitch extenders" for these types of issues.
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Does it use the same holes from the guard and the hitch? So it is attached one on top of the other?
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why not just remove the rear bumper guard you have and replace it with one that its hitch installed? Then you can swap out for the bike rack when needed. Easier than trying to find a work around with having them there at the same time.
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The curt trailer and the bracket for the bumper guard uses the same holes. The guard however comes with a separate bracket and the oem one must be removed for install. It sits over one another.
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