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Old 10-29-2011, 11:56 PM   #1
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Rear Suspension

I have a 2010 Solera and carry a motorcycle on the back. The extra weight causes my front end to angle up and the headlights to glare like brights. Any advice out there about this issue? Is there a way to raise the rear with adjustable shocks or helper springs?
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Old 10-30-2011, 12:26 AM   #2
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air bags ?
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Old 10-31-2011, 02:44 PM   #3
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What weight does the Motorcycle have? Given that the limit is 3500lbs (= 350lbs tongue weight) anything heavier (hitch with bike) is going to create your problem.

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Old 10-31-2011, 02:50 PM   #4
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cargo springs??
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Old 10-31-2011, 03:16 PM   #5
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If you've got the 24S, the cargo capacity is about 1400#. Doesn't leave much room for your stuff inside plus a motorcycle.
How much does your cycle weigh? or what kind of bike is it?
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Thanks for the response. The bike is a Yamaha TTR 250. Weight is 250 pounds.
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Old 11-07-2011, 02:07 AM   #7
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Air bags sound like a good solution. Any recommendations on brand? Any potential problems?
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Old 11-07-2011, 05:48 AM   #8
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Ride Rite has a good system.
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Old 11-07-2011, 10:56 AM   #9
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Is there any way you might be able to move the bike and heavier items closer to the rear of the trailer? This may lessen your tongue weight if they're farther in back of the axles. This may be a cheaper solution. IMO
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Old 11-07-2011, 11:19 AM   #10
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I still think rear cargo springs for the truck would fix this problem or a good WDH. what type hitch are you using?
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