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Old 02-20-2014, 06:25 PM   #1
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Motorcycle lift

Hello all, my qustion is has any one seen a motorcycle lift on the back of a class c MH? I have a 3171 with 7500 lbs available before any thing added, i am trying to find a way to take my 900lbs Harley along as well as my prius as we move from coast to coast. I would think a trailer with both on it is best but then i would have a 18ft trailer to park when at camp ground.

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Old 02-20-2014, 06:58 PM   #2
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anxious to hear responses, I currently have to leave bike home when we travel with MH and jeep. Thanks for asking the question.

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Old 02-20-2014, 10:23 PM   #3
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Been searching internet and according to the cruiser lift web site it is possible if the formula they have works out, but in my case it seems it would be over 2000lbs added to the back because of the distance from rear axle. Guess will have to go tandem tow dolly or trailer.
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Old 02-21-2014, 06:05 AM   #4
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I was thinking about your weights and with the weight of the motorcycle alone you were knocking 1000 pounds off your GCWR and if it would have been a hitch type carrier you would exceed the tongue weight before you connected a tow vehicle.
The best setup I've seen is a mid-sized pickup truck with the motorcycle in the back. It would still be a weight game since the truck would have the 900 pounds of the motorcycle added to its GVWR which might be over the max tow weight f the coach.
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Old 02-21-2014, 04:46 PM   #5
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900 lbs bike would go against your GVWR and exceed your allowable tongue weight.
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