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Old 03-29-2016, 02:57 PM   #11
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Well rats, I really like the dual receiver adapter but I can't use it in my case. I use a 4" drop receiver to raise the tow bar 4" for my toad. If I do that, then the other hole (the 2" drop) isn't usable for the spare.

The one that would work best for my case is http://www.amazon.com/Roadmaster-195.../dp/B00SQ49S82. However, $500 is just a bit too much. And I'd have to use it with a drop receiver to raise my tow bar by 4".
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Old 03-30-2016, 07:59 AM   #12
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Just curious how much the front receiver cost you?
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The front mount kind was good in the colder months, but it blocked too much air flow in the hot months.
To answer Hoppers4 - the receiver itself was about $100-$120, and I had my local mechanic mount it for about $150. I think the spare tire mount itself was about $80.

For the Logans - I have driven in some quite hot weather (not Mojave Desert, but hot)over large hills, and the coolant temp has not been affected in any way. I don't think it is an issue at all.
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It wasn't the engine temperature, it was the transmission temperature. Apparently the front mounted spare blocked enough air flow through the auxiliary transmission cooler to impact cooling in hot weather, going up-hill.

Sorry for the confusion.
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