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  • Recommended Snow Plow for 2004 Dodge Ram
  • One of the most popular snow plows we carry is the Detail K2 Rampage II # K2RAMP8219. It measures 82 inches wide and 19 inches tall and can be used at 5 different angles. It's also electric and includes an in-cab switch and wireless remote to control it. To install the Rampage II onto your 2004 Dodge Ram you will need the mounting brackets. If your truck is a Ram 1500 you'll need part # K284311, and you'll need part # K284312 if it's a 2500 or 3500.
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  • Can K2 Snow Plow part # K2STOR8422 be Installed on Vehicle Travelling Public Roads
  • It's not illegal to have the K2 Snow Plow part # K2STOR8422 installed on your truck when traveling on public roads but you would need to be aware that your front license plate may be obstructed as well as your head lights. As far as where you can legally plow that would be a question you would need to ask your local DOT.
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  • Detail K2 Snowplow for 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Sport
  • All snowplow kits offered for the 2001 Dodge Ram 1500, shown on the linked page, exclude the Sport version from their fits. My technical contact at K2 advised that instead of a front-mount hitch you CAN use their Custom Mounting Bracket kit # K284309. This has no known compatibility issues with the Ram Sport according to my contact. With it you can use a plow like # K2RAMP8219.
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  • Scooter Carrier for the Back of an RV and a Burgman 400 Scooter
  • I cannot recommend the use of the K2 motorcycle carrier on the back of an RV or converted Sprinter van in this case. The issue is that this carrier, and most others, are not rated for the additional stress and movement associated with being at the back of such a vehicle. But there is an option that is rated for use behind an RV. It is Ultra-Fab carrier # UF48-979033. It is rated for 500 pounds which is very close to the weight you mentioned at 485 pounds. Please verify the weight prior...
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  • Headache Rack for a Nissan Frontier
  • I would need to know the year and bed length/cab style of your Nissan Frontier to determine if there are any headache racks that will fit. We do have a rack that is a ladder rack and sort of a headache rack that might work for you. It is the Detail K2 Flip Rack Fold Down Ladder Rack # K2TFR150. It will fit: 2000 - 2004 Nissan Frontier 5 Foot Bed 1998 - 2004 Nissan Frontier 6 Foot Bed 2005 - 2014 Nissan Frontier Crew Cab, 5 Foot Bed without Utili-Track System 2005 - 2014 Nissan Frontier...
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  • How to Replace the Winch Strap of a K2 Snow Plow
  • We don't have a video that details how to replace the strap of your K2 Winch like part # K2RASP8219, but I did speak to my contact at K2 and he gave me a brief description of the process. On the winch there is a u-bolt that needs to get removed after feeding the strap all the way out. He said this is pretty obvious and easy to do. Next, there is a pin holding the strap to the spool. On the side of the winch there are a couple of holes. You will need to line the pin up with one of the...
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  • Truck Bed Ladder Rack Recommendation for a 2014 Toyota Tacoma
  • I have a solution for you, but the Detail K2 Flip Rack Fold Down Ladder Rack # K2TFR150 that you referenced hasn't been tested to fit your 2014 Toyota Tacoma so I cannot recommend it for you. For a somewhat similar ladder rack that has been confirmed to fit your vehicle you would want the TracRac Ladder Rack part # TA37004 as I can guarantee this rack will fit your vehicle.
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  • Will Detail K2 Flip Rack Ladder Rack Fit a 2001 Nissan Frontier SE-V6/F
  • The Detail K2 Flip Rack ladder rack # K2TFR150 does fit your 2001 Nissan Frontier (5 or 6 foot bed models) and many other trucks so you are good to go! I have included a link to a video review of this ladder rack for you.
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  • Recommended Hitch Mounted Motorcycle Carrier for Kawasaki Ninja 650r On 2015 Mazda CX-5 650r?
  • For a hitch mounted carrier, your best bet would be the Ultra-Fab Motorcycle Carrier, part # UF48-979033. The Class III hitches we offer for your CX-5 all have a 525 lb tongue weight capacity. This means that the weight of the bike plus the weight of the carrier you're using can't exceed the tongue weight capacity. With a full tank of gas, your bike weighs about 460 lbs, and when the 45 lb weight of the carrier is added, you'll be very close to that tongue weight capacity so you'll want...
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  • Mounting Kit Required to Install Detail K2 Rampage II Snowplow K2RAMP8219 on 1999 Toyota Tacoma 4X4
  • To mount the Detail K2 Rampage II Snowplow # K2RAMP8219 on your 1999 Toyota Tacoma 4X4 you will need the appropriate installation kit. That bracket kit part is # K285120. Very often trucks that have a snow plow installed will benefit from some front-end suspension support to help offset the load from the plow's weight. Since the Rampage weighs in at 265-lbs you will certainly notice the stability benefits from a set of front jounce springs. A kit like Timbren's # TTOFTUN4 will bolt...
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  • Height of Headache Rack Above Bed Rails on Detail K2 Flip Rack Fold Down Ladder Rack K2TFR150
  • My contact at K2 was able to confirm for me that when their Flip Rack Fold Down Ladder Rack # K2TFR150 is installed on your 2013 Nissan Frontier (King Cab, 6-foot bed without Utili-Track system) the headache rack portion's top will be a minimum of 24-inches above the bed rail. This dimension applies to the lower-height installation option. Please refer to the linked photo. The folding rear bar will be just below this level, at about 23-inches, when it is in the load-carrying position,...
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  • Tilting Motorcycle Carrier that Works on a 24 inch Tall Trailer Hitch
  • For a hitch height of 24 inches theThe Detail K2 Carrier part # K2TMC201 that you referenced would be able to tilt down and allow your scooter to be loaded. You would not need to use a ramp. You would just need to tilt the ramp down and wheel the scooter up. I attached an install video that shows it being used on a truck hitch that would easily be over 24 inches in height.
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  • Will K2 Rampage Snow Plow Work With a 2004 Jeep Wrangler?
  • The Detail K2 Rampage II Snowplow # K2RAMP8219 will fit a 4-wheel drive 2004 Jeep Wrangler. When assembled, the K2 Rampage is 265 lbs, and as long as adding that amount of weight will not exceed your gross axle weight rating (GAWR) then it will not be an issue. To find your Wrangler's GAWR, just locate the "Tire and Loading Information" placard in your Jeep, which according to the owner's manual is located on the lower driver's side instrument panel. The snow plow would be mounted using...
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  • Mount for Using K2 Plow on 2006 Ford F-150
  • To use the K2 Plow part # K2RAMP8219 that you referenced you would need the correct mounting bracket kit for your 2006 Ford F-150. For that all you need is the part # K281521. With those two parts you would have everything you would need.
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  • What Mount Kit is Needed to Install K2 Plow on a 2010 Ford F-150
  • The mounting brackets you need are the part # K281521 which are a confirmed fit for your 2010 Ford F-150 and will allow you to use the K2 Plow part # K2RAMP8219.
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  • Spare Tire and Tire Mount for Detail K2 Mighty Multi A-Frame Utility Trailer
  • You can get a tire and wheel combo to use as a spare for the Detail K2 Mighty Multi A-Frame Utility Trailer - 7-1/2' Long - 1,640 lbs Item # K2MMT5X7. The trailer uses 5.30-12 load range C tires and a wheel with a 5 on 4-1/2 bolt pattern. So for a spare you can use # AM30850, # AM30820, or # TTWAS53012WS45HP. To mount the spare I recommend attaching Fulton Hi-Mount Spare Tire Carrier - Fits 4- and 5-Lug Wheels Item # FSTC1000301 to the frame at the front of the trailer.
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  • Does a 2014 Ford F-150 Have Enough Tongue Weight Capacity to Carry a 387 Pound Motorcycle
  • Since there are different configurations of the 2014 Ford F-150, it is going to depend on the specific model. The vehicle will have its own tongue weight capacity, some models may have a higher capacity than others. So knowing that ahead of time will help since it would not help to add a hitch with a high tongue weight capacity of the vehicle cannot handle that much weight as well. So if you can get an F-150 with enough tongue weight capacity without a factory hitch then you could install...
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  • Motorcycle Carrier Recommendation for the Back of an RV
  • I checked with K2 and you are correct the K2 Tilt Down Motorcycle Carrier part # K2TMC201 has been rated for use behind an RV or travel trailer. They offer two versions of this carrier, one without taillights like the part # B04100-1 and then one with taillights that we don't currently carry.
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  • Is there a Ladder Rack that Will Fit a 2006 Chevy Avalanche
  • Because the Chevy Avalanche has a unique bed design, there are no ladder racks that will fit it. What you can do is add a roof rack, see link, and also use a trailer hitch, like # C13422 if needed, and use the Thule Goalpost, # TH997, and achieve the same effect. Or, you could use a universal roof rack single bar, # DTA968, the hitch, and Goalpost, which would be more economical than a complete roof rack.
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  • Can Detail K2 Mighty Multi A-Frame Utility Trailer Have Tires with Higher Speed Rating Installed
  • The speed rating is related to the tires as that's the limiting factor. The tire on the trailer part # K2MMT5X7 would be limited to 65, but what you can do is replace the tires with the part # TTWSF48012C which is rated for 81 mph. This would lower the capacity of the trailer to being 1,980 lbs though. The tire will also cause the trailer to sit about 3/4 of an inch lower.
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  • Can You Use A Ladder Rack With A Tonneau Cover Installed On A 2017 Toyota Tacoma
  • I do have a possible option for you to consider, but the Detail K2 Flip Rack Fold Down Ladder Rack part # K2TFR150 is not a confirmed fit for your 2017 Toyota Tacoma. All of our truck bed ladder rack systems designed to fit your vehicle are not compatible while a tonneau cover is in use as the mounting brackets for the ladder rack systems must attach to the inside of the bed rail, which is negated while using a tonneau cover. However, you can install a roof rack and t-load extender such...
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  • Recommended Snow Plow and Mounting Brackets for 1997 Ford F-150
  • The snow plow I suggest for your 1997 Ford F-150 is the Detail K2 Rampage II # K2RAMP8219. It uses a remote controlled electric winch to adjust the plow. It also has springs so the plow will lean forward when it comes into contact with an unseen object. This will protect the plow and your truck. To mount the plow you'll need # K281512 if your truck is a 4-wheel drive model or # K281511 if it's 2-wheel drive.
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  • Motorcycle Carrier Recommendation for the Back of a Class A Motorhome
  • RVs and motorhomes have a very long distance between the rear axle of the vehicle and the back of the vehicle. Because of this bumps in the road are greatly exaggerated back there. So anything mounted on the hitch will experience a much harsher ride. To the point certain hitch accessories just aren't rated for it. There is a solution for you though. The Ultra Fab motorcycle carrier part # UF48-979033 is very similar to the # SC2001 and Ultra Fab has assured us that this carrier can be...
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  • Towing a Motorcycle and a Pop-Up Camper
  • The only motorcycle carrier we have which can be used behind a pop-up camper is the Detail K2 # K2TMC201, though in order to be used for your 450 lb motorcycle, you'd need a hitch with a tongue weight capacity of 750 lbs, and unfortunately the highest rated hitch we have that will work with a trailer is the Curt # C13701, which has a maximum tongue weight capacity of 500 lbs. We do not carry tow dollies for motorcycles so I am unsure of their maximum tongue weight, but if you find one...
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  • Using a Ladder Rack and Toolbox at the Same Time on a 2014 Chevy Silverado
  • With the Detail K2 ladder rack installed, # K2TFR150, the clamps that hold the base to the truck bed would get in the way of a toolbox. What could possibly work for you is Rola rack # 59742. If you where to clamp the front part back behind the toolbox it could work.
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  • Trailer Hitch Mounted Carrier for a 325 Pound Yamaha SMax Scooter
  • The Detail K2 motorcycle carrier # K2TMC201 or the Rage carrier # SMC600 are the 2 carriers that I recommend for a scooter like your Yamaha SMax. Both of these carriers have a solid track so the smaller wheels of the scooter will not fall through. I have linked videos of both carriers for you. For either carrier the trailer hitch and truck must both have a high enough tongue weight capacity. For the K2 the tongue weight capacity will have to be at least 500 pounds. For the Rage carrier...
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  • Width of Headache Rack on Detail K2 Flip Rack
  • The distance between the endpoints on the headache rack of the Detail K2 Flip Rack, # K2TFR150, is 36 inches or 3 ft. (see attached diagram) The rear crossbar is 51 inches wide and this system has a weight capacity of 500 lbs.
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  • Plow Mount Kit Recommendation to Install K2 Plow K2RAMP8219 on 2002 Ford Ranger
  • The correct mount kit your 2002 Ford Ranger needs to install and use the Detail K2 snowplow # K2RAMP8219 is the part # K281122. We have confirmed this with out contacts at K2.
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  • What Comes with K2 Plow Mount Kit # K284219
  • What comes with the Plow Mount part # K284219 that you referenced is what's in the picture I attached. The crossbar type portion of the plow setup is on the plow side of the setup like with # K2RAMP8219.
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  • Snowplow Recommendation for a 2014 Jeep Compass
  • The Detail K2 Rampage II Snowplow # K2RAMP8219 requires custom brackets to be able to mount to a vehicle. I checked and there aren't any custom brackets for your 2014 Jeep Compass but there is a way that you can use a plow. All you will need is either a front mount hitch or a rear trailer hitch, such as # 75712, and a plow that fits in a 2 inch receiver such as # A40000HD. I have linked a video review of the SnowSport plows for you.
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