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Old 04-09-2015, 09:35 AM   #1
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Cargo carrier

WE are thinking of getting a cargo carrier and a carrying a small 49cc Honda Metropolitan scooter in it on the back of our Sunseeker 2300. Need advice will this work?? Here are the specs for the scooter
Wheelbase 46.5 inches
Seat Height 28.3 inches
Curb Weight 179 lbs (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and a full tank of fuel ready to ride)
Fuel Capacity 1.2 gallons
Miles Per Gallon 117 MPG*
Engine Type 49cc single-cylinder four-stroke
Induction PGM-FI with automatic enrichment
Ignition CDI

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Old 04-09-2015, 09:42 AM   #2
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Something like this will work.

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Old 04-09-2015, 09:57 AM   #3
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Thanks we will get a different carrier I was really wanting to know if that weight on the hitch would be a problem
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Old 04-09-2015, 11:02 AM   #4
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I have a Sunseeker 3170 and I carry a 130 pound electric scooter on a carrier. The carrier I am using is meant for a "handicapped" scooter, but a friend of mine applied rails to it to hold the bike. I got the "handicapped" scooter carrier because it "folded up" when not in use. A regular motorcycle carrier does not fold up.

This carrier has been on FOUR RV's: A Sunseeker 2860, TWO Sunseeker 3120's and my current 3170.
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Old 04-09-2015, 11:57 AM   #5
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Weight should not be a problem as even the hitch on my 2012 is good for 500 lbs. If you have a later model good for towing 7500 lbs you should have 750lbs carrying capacity. I have a small motorcycle that weights about 300 lbs which I carry on a motorcycle carrier that I bought at harbor freight for $99. Supposedly good for 500 lb motorcycles but I wouldn't carry anything heavier than what I have with it.
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