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Old 01-03-2019, 11:35 AM   #1
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Do I need air bags for this setup?

Do you think I would benefit from air bags on this setup? When I hookup it seems to squat the rear pretty bad and Iím shining headlights in the tree tops. Give me your thoughts.
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In all seriousness the Wife and I bought this 5er back in October and because I have a shortbed truck I opted to get the super glide hitch. Love the hitch but I was trying to figure out how I was going to get it out of the truck by myself and this is what I came up with. Let the camper pick up the hitch then backed cart under and lower it down onto platform. Pulled release lever and pulled out. It worked great and now the hitch is safely stored in basement and gave me my truck bed back. It also made for a great photo opportunity with what looks like the golf cart hitched to the camper.
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...hitch stored in basement????




I have been using 5vr landing gear to pickup/lower my hitch in/out of truck since late 1990's ......hitch just hangs from king pin

Unpin legs from rails......raise 5vr/hitch...drive out
Reverse to install.....only need to get close then manhandle hitch a bit to set legs




As for those air bags.......gonna need 'double set' on each rear wheel and at least 100# air pressure.
Do NOT drive with air bags inflated....cart will bounce out of control and some golfer guy will be upset
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Old 01-03-2019, 05:06 PM   #3
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My 1st thought is you need a bigger golf cart. Maybe a dually golf cart will be a bit more stable at 65 mph.

A Carbon 5th wheel. Humm, never saw one of those.
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My 1st thought is you need a bigger golf cart. Maybe a dually golf cart will be a bit more stable at 65 mph.

A Carbon 5th wheel. Humm, never saw one of those.
Thanks for the advise on the dually cart. I'll keep that in mind when I go to upgrade.

It is a Keystone RV. Everything on the paperwork calls it a Keystone Raptor Carbon 364. We just purchased this Toy Hauler back in October. The Wife and I had been looking at Toy Haulers for nearly two years trying to find the floor plan that we liked. This one suited us because of the abundance of floor space in both the bedroom and living room. We have a 4 year old and this unit fit our needs/wants almost to the T. We kept going back and forth on wanting a 1/2 bath and now that we have been out a few times in this unit I'm glad we don't have one.
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A Carbon 5th wheel. Humm, never saw one of those.
I have, usually they're black though.
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You better put an extra 10 psi in the rear tires, and keep it under 70.
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Perfect tower

Maybe a set of mirrors.Or do you have backup and side cameras?? And how many cars are in line behind you on the interstate?? But you must have a great turning radius


Serious someone will swear they saw you, Now the rumor starts
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Maybe a set of mirrors.Or do you have backup and side cameras?? And how many cars are in line behind you on the interstate?? But you must have a great turning radius


Serious someone will swear they saw you, Now the rumor starts
Heck no! Let it drag. Looks cool and the squirrels wont mind the lights at night
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I think you should go to a military surplus store and get one of those World War II balloons and tie it to the front of the RV. That should raise the weight enough to be able to tow it with the cart and you probably wouldn't even have to have airbags.
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