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Old 06-15-2014, 08:36 PM   #1
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tie down suggestions

So the toy hauler is here.

Want to haul the golfcart and the Harley.

Anyone have tie down suggestions? Add tie downs? Mount a bike bracket?

Don't want to make a trip hazard.

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Old 06-17-2014, 03:42 AM   #2
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I use ETrac. Three sections bolted to the floor left, cener and right. I use a Condor Chock for the bike. Shown here in a old post of tweaks and mods of mine.

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Old 06-17-2014, 05:37 AM   #3
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Old 06-17-2014, 07:55 AM   #4
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Bikes/quads are fairly easy - get as many of these as you need (4 per quad, 2 will wok on a motorcycle) and pull down against the suspension. 6 ft. Cam Buckle Tie Downs, Set of Two

In my cargo trailer I too have etrac (harbor freight has some, grainger other bits). They sell eTrac rings Search results for: 'etrac ring' that you can place or remove as needed. I put track on teh walls as my trailerhas big rings in the floor for quads. Used self tapping fasteners and attached it to the 'studs' (frame?).

they also sell 'brackets' that clip into etrack that fit a 2x4 - handy to make a shelf or brace across as a cargo hold, or what I did was put on 1' long 2x4 and made a shelf that can be removed.
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Old 06-17-2014, 10:46 AM   #5
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The Condor does come with a mountiung bracket. When the Chock is removed the bracket remains. It's about 1.5x8x.05.... It will stick up from the surface of the floor. We use our garage as a extended livingroom when the bike is out we put a carpet down cut out where the condor brackets are. Makes it less of a trip hazard..

I prefer ratchet type tie downs vs the buckle type. I actually use the ratchet tie downs that come when the new Harleys are shipped to the dealer. Harley dealers usually have a ton of these laying around and give them away for free a very cheap. I like them because they don't have hooks. You will also want to get some soft ties. These are lengths of nyon strap with loops at each end.

If you bought a Work and Play you won't be able to put Etrac on the wall really no need for it anyway. When intalling Etrack I used 1/4" cariage bolts. Bolts closer together where likely to have strap locations like the ends and then maybe ever 12 inches or so in other areas. A 8 foot section of Etrac in my trailer could have 20 or more cariage bolts per strip..
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Old 06-17-2014, 06:04 PM   #6
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MaxxTow Adjustable, Self-Locking Wheel Chock - 15" to 22" Wheels - 1,800 lbs MaxxTow Wheel Chocks MT70271

Two toy haulers over the last 10 years with 10,000+ miles dragging my Harley Ultra-Classic around. I have one of the above chocks and love it. Drive the bike on and step off. The chock holds it in place by itself. Then I slip fork brackets on similar to the link below (mine are made out of really tough plastic, not metal). Two straps to the D-rings and that puppy doesn't move an inch.

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Old 06-17-2014, 06:16 PM   #7
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I like these because they do not put hooks on certain parts of your bike/toy!!

The strap wraps around a bar and then attaches itself to a ring on the strap.

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Old 06-27-2014, 08:36 PM   #8
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hauling kawasaki mule and heritage softail in 34.5 FK

What we did to make it fit...put the chock for the motorcycle in the door way between cargo and living room...that way we can pull the kawasaki all the way up to the wall and tie it fact, still room for the bed to come down enough to sleep if we have too! me at and I can send you a pic fully loaded

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