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Will the bumper brackets on a 98 malibe support the weight og towing it with towbar behind an rv/trk or do i have to buy a base plate.im trying to keep costs down

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I would not trust the "Bumper Brackets" in this case. I own the same year and model that you do (1998 Malibu). Those brackets are designed to hold a rather flimsy ABS plastic bumper, NOT to handle the entire weight of the vehicle. Is there anyway you can attach the towbar directly to the Frame? That's where you would want it as the Frame will support a great deal of weight. Hope this helps.

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