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Old 03-22-2013, 05:23 PM   #1
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drop the black water tank to mount wheel chocks

Has anyone dropped the black water tank on the xlr27hfs to mount wheel chocks? If so, is it difficult and how much room is between the floor and the top of the tank?
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Old 03-22-2013, 05:28 PM   #2
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Sorry I can't help.
I've seen several threads on this though.



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Old 03-23-2013, 01:00 PM   #3
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We took our unit to a independent RV tech to have our Condor chock's mounting places secured to the floor. In our case, they had to drop the 100 gallon fresh water tank. He charged us around $225. I wasn't brave enough to try it myself since I worried about the PCV piping.

Several things our RV tech told us included that you need a metal plate above and below the floor to ensure the bolts don't work against the floor. The Condor bolts that were included in the kit were not long enough to do the job.

We tried not mounting the chocks for about a year but the heavier of the two bikes would shift no matter how much we tightened the 4 point tie downs. Now they ride great with no issues.

Good luck and let us know how it works out.
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Thanks, i am headed to my dealer with the chocks next week and we will see what the cost is and what it will take to do it
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Old 03-23-2013, 11:06 PM   #5
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I will look at mine when I get it. I dont think its a big deal especially on a new trailer with a empty tank.
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Old 03-24-2013, 09:04 PM   #6
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I decided to avoid the cost of labor and or hassle to drop the tank to mount the chocks. There is room between the black water tank and fuel tank to mount the chocks depending on how long your chocks are and or where you need to mount them. It maybe less expensive to extend the rear of the chock to reach the accesible area for mounting.
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Old 03-24-2013, 10:11 PM   #7
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I decided to avoid the cost of labor and or hassle to drop the tank to mount the chocks. There is room between the black water tank and fuel tank to mount the chocks depending on how long your chocks are and or where you need to mount them. It maybe less expensive to extend the rear of the chock to reach the accesible area for mounting.
I forgot which ones you used? That is also in the plans.
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10x , I used the wheel chocks from Harbor Frieght. The main reason was because they were long enough to reach the open area between the black water and fuel tanks. They are also made with a heavy steel frame so they bolt down solid. I posted pictures on your thread "27 hfs, Hauling Harleys" dated 01-26-2013
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10x , I used the wheel chocks from Harbor Frieght. The main reason was because they were long enough to reach the open area between the black water and fuel tanks. They are also made with a heavy steel frame so they bolt down solid. I posted pictures on your thread "27 hfs, Hauling Harleys" dated 01-26-2013
Picking up my new xlr saturday, can't wait to start modding it. I have been posting and learning on this forum without a xlr for so long I have forgot what I posted.
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i don't use chocks for motorcycles/scooters. just use 4 tie downs. 2 from the front, 2 pulling from the rear. Often i ill just use 3, 2 from front and 1 that goes through the rear wheel pulling it backward. Easier on forks and ya are not limited on exactly the spot the bike has to be in.
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