Towing your Max??

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    Has anyone here used something like this?
    If so,, How do you like it??

    VMax Tow Dolly.jpg
     
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    Not only NO, but HE!! NO. Not me.

    Maybe Eric would be interested....save from having to unload from his pickup with a ramp. ?
     
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    Is that used to help push that chevy up hills?:rofl_200:
     
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    Do you really think so?:ummm:
     
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    The diff would be ok BUT, i'd be a little concerned with the output gear. Normally this has pressurized oil from the engine BUT with it up high like that it would have a lot of oil pooled up in that are and MIGHT be ok.
     
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    I doubt anyone is going to like it and the only ones that have ever used one had to settle on using it.
    Why wear out the more expensive tire?
     
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    Reason for asking.. I don't have a garage and I would like to be able to own some sort of towing device without having to rent a u-haul for a weekend or an emergency. I was charged $175.00 to tow my bike 1.2 miles when I got some contaminated gas.. At the time, I didn't know it was contaminated. It had almost a gallons worth of plastic underground tank coating. I recently put a class 3 hitch receiver on my Chrysler T&C. The T&C has a 3,600 lbs towing capacity, which should be no problem for a Vmax.
     
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    Do you have a bike cover?
     
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    Me personally, if it has 3600 towing capacity, I would go with a smaller trailer. I wouldnt be comfortable towing a bike out in the open like that.
     
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    Yes, I have a cover.. I would defiantly cover it while being towed. Even with a trailer :)
     
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    I have a really nice dowco I've used once. I have a garage and don't need it.
     
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    That's what I have on her right now.. :)
     
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    Found this on craigslist for $300 with title. used to be a Ski-Doo trailer. Guy diamond plated and made a ramp out of a aluminum bleacher bench. I put the wheel chock on. Took me a couple months of CL hawking but there's a lot of options floating around out there.
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    That's a great price, but the one biggest problems I have is, I don't have a garage. I'm looking for something I could use on a moments notice, and be able to carry it up a flight of steps.
     
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    That makes more sense.
     
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    That's perfect, and all you need. It should tow easily too. I got a good deal on a fully enclosed trailer a few years ago. I keep my bike in it year round. It's not that easy to tow, in fact my Jeep struggled on the way to Thunder 2 years ago. I'm sure my Silverado won't have an issue towing it. I was talking to Eric last night and ran this by Sean too. I want to have the means to hoist my bike into the truck bed. Strap it on the neck and rear frame somewhere. Anyone ever try this?
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    So, for someone in my predicament, that does not have a garage, and would like to use a tow system at a moments notice, I might have to look into this..

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    Just out of curiosity does that hitch have some kind of pivot point for when you're turning for "trailer" swing?


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    No, It looks to secure front tire of the bike, handle bars etc.. It basically uses the pivot point of the bike itself for cornering.
     
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    a harbour freight folding trailer might be a viable option
     

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