TIREGATE HITCHGATE SERIES

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Another smart engineering design! Baja Rack I’m not sure if I’m confused or the poster is confused. For the person in the rainy climate, I’d want to keep those balls well maintained with electrical contact cleaner to prevent corrosion. ARB front and rear lockers, Nitro 4. This looks like a good way to get the spare out from underneath without breaking the bank. The license plate light is wire to the standard trailer electrical junction box located under the car that came on the 4Runner. Customer Reviews Share your thoughts with other customers Login to leave a review.

I live in a very rainy climate – most things rust out here pretty fast when not made very well. Put in pix to show I was really there. And I wish I did now because the tire on the rear door is hard on the hinges. I don’t know what option Tiregate offers to mount a license plate on the second option pictured. He explained the stress tests that were done on the unit to ensure all stresses were mitigated and accounted for in the design. Last edited by Titanpat57; at

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A person might wonder how long the electric wire has to be to accommodate opening the swing arm to full open position. Find More Posts by Keemonrunnin. The swivel arm is on a large rubber bushing. Product Overview Detailed Specifications Reviews. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Login to ask a question. Find More Posts by Taco I spoke with Lisa who was very accommodating. The time now is I did not want a gas can up against my tailgate.

When the Hitchgate is installed in the receiver you tighten a bolt from the opposite end of the tongue that pulls the “wedge” forward and upward.

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I live in a very rainy climate – most things rust out here pretty fast when not made very well. Find More Posts by dlakeman. Last edited by Sundog; at If you want to keep your car stock, I highly recommend the Hitchgate option. Additionally, Tiregate has hold-down straps for either a metal can or hitchgqte plastic can.

For Sale Tiregate hitch mount. When purchasing a Jerry Can ensure the can fits in the mounting bracket. Last week I called Tiregate hitchate asked if I could bring my tiregatd to their factory and have an Adventure Series Universal Hitchgate attached to my car because I was very skeptical about the ability to mount the unit in the towing receiver of the car and not have the Hitchgate wobble.

North Vancouver, Canada Posts: Can’t get any better than that! Trail Hitch Receiver Do you have the standard hitch receiver on your Trail or something tiregatte substansual to support the weight? Not sure how to answer you.

He showed me the design of the unit and why it would not wobble.

I’ve been hit twice from the rear so I’m very sensitive to what can result. Similarly, what’s the construction like? Do you have the standard hitch receiver on your Trail or something more substansual to support the weight? Page 1 of 5. OP could you post a pic of how this is actually connected to the hitch?

Originally Posted by dlakeman. Tiregate on a 5th Gen T4R. Baja Rack I’m not sure if I’m confused or the poster is confused.

Construction The Hitchgate is powdercoated on all surfaces. The license plate light is mounted on the swing arm portion of the Hitchgate, and electrical power has to come from the car. He explained the stress tests sseries were done on the unit to ensure all stresses were mitigated and accounted for in the design.

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When the swing arm is locked closed those two balls come in contact they are spring loadedwhich makes the electrical connection. I like second option much better than the first Clearance and Sale Items. Not a member yet? For the person in the rainy climate, I’d want to keep those balls well maintained with electrical contact cleaner to prevent corrosion. He is also the person who manufactured the Hitchgate he installed.

Wow really like the Baja Rack design gonna have to buy one when it come out. I was very impressed with the “engineering thought” that went into the design.

I was very impressed with the design of tlregate Hitchgate and hitchhate method of mounting in the towing receiver to ensure the mount is tight and wobble free.

Originally Posted by dlakeman I’m not sure if I’m confused or the poster is confused. I had considered replacing my rear bumper with an aftermarket bumper, however after seeing the Hitchgate I decided against spending twice the money and having to cut my plastic bumper trim to accommodate the aftermarket bumper. I did not choose the option in the second post because: