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Hitch cargo carrier and charging

Discussion in 'Model X: Driving Dynamics' started by modelx007, Apr 26, 2016.

  1. modelx007

    modelx007 Member

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    I'm looking to use the Pro Series 63153 Rambler Hitch Cargo Carrier for 2" Receiver. Anyone installed this on your X?

    My concern is having enough room with this installed and backing up to a supercharger.
     
  2. loganintx

    loganintx Member

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    I think it all depends on the SuperCharger. I was just looking at the one in Lake Charles, LA and it's right next to a Sonic with PLENTY of room to back up far into the stall.
    The Street View pic is older but these are the parking spaces where the SuperChargers are.
    Google Maps
    and I just realized, that's the same one I bought! http://amzn.to/1qS1LAM
    Here's a map view from Satellite showing the installed stations:
    Google Maps
     
  3. goneskiian

    goneskiian Active Member

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    I plan on carrying up to 4 bikes on the back so the pull through chargers will be important for me too. Here's a list of "trailer friendly" locations that ohmman is tabulating:

    Trailer-friendly Supercharger Locations
     
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  5. goneskiian

    goneskiian Active Member

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    @YamAll - I can't quote your message due to your response being merged into my quote. :p;)

    First of all, that 120lbs limit on the hitch is B.S. because that was the quoted load rating for the non-existant Accessory Hitch (which has since been removed from the possible new vehicle options). You have the full tow package hardware like I do so you have a limit of at least 350 lbs on that hitch with the 22" wheels (or 500lbs with the 20" wheels).

    Second, I don't see the load limit for the rack but since it's actually just a rebranded Yakima Full Tilt 4 you can see here (FullTilt 4) that the rack's limit is 150 lbs.

    Bottom line, I wouldn't worry about it.

    For reference though, I am using the 1up USA tray style rack (1UPUSA.com Double Quik Rack Black). With bikes, it's much heavier than your setup.

    Cheers!
     

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