Hitch, motorcycle caddy, and load helpers?
So I've been looking a few bikes lately and I would like to be able to transport a bike with my 9-3.
I like the idea of this:
The problem is the tongue weight. I don't have a hitch as of yet, but all the ones I have looked at have a tongue weight of 165-200 lbs and I am running koni springs and struts so this would be a low ride.
The bikes I've been looking at would be a stripped down bobber style bike so the weight really shouldn't be over 500 lbs. They say 2/3rds of the bikes weight is on the tongue which doesn't seem like it would be, but still on 500lbs that's 333 lbs of tongue weight.
Is this completely illogical to do? Has anyone done this?
Also are there any load helpers, springs or airbags to counteract the rear end sag? I do crank up the struts as stiff as possible which helps somewhat...
And yes I know it specifies for a Class II hitch and the 9-3 hitch is only a Class I.
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|2007 SC Aero Trailer Hitch 1.25" max load?||Wagon||9-3 Sedan, Convertible ('04+)/Combi & 9-3X Workshop - ALL Engines||11||13th September 2011 10:41 AM|
|Caddy BLS got slagged off on Fifth Gear||Katsura||The Lounge||15||22nd January 2008 04:48 PM|
|Hi-Tech Caddy||wolverinewizard||The Lounge||2||11th April 2005 01:31 PM|
|9-3 Caddy style (pics)||AnF_Saab||SAAB Corporate News||17||9th April 2005 05:55 PM|
|A Hitch! A Hitch! My Kingdom for a Hitch! -||degreezero||9-3 Sedan, Convertible ('04+)/Combi & 9-3X Workshop - ALL Engines||2||9th August 2004 10:22 PM|