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Old 12-12-2007, 01:26 PM   #1
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I have a goldwing and it is heavy. on blue ox picture it shows a gold wing. I would like to take my bike as well as tow a car on our dolly.

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Old 12-12-2007, 01:26 PM   #2
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I have a goldwing and it is heavy. on blue ox picture it shows a gold wing. I would like to take my bike as well as tow a car on our dolly.

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Old 12-12-2007, 09:36 PM   #3
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I answered this in your other post. Yes, Blue Ox has what you need

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Old 12-13-2007, 08:54 AM   #4
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Hello Jim Q.,

Your desire to carry a Gold Wing and tow a vehicle is admirable.

Yes, as others have indicated, to your prior post, Blue Ox does have lifts capable of carrying a Gold Wing (approx. 900 lbs.). You need to consider if your motorhome is capable of safely carrying that much weight. Your profile lists you as having a 34' Four Winds Hurricane (gas chassis). Nick is carrying a V-Star (weighs less than a Wing) on a 40' MCI Bus Conversion. This is a vastly superior commercial use chassis with a shorter rear (axle to receiver) overhang(which enters into weight calculation).

You need to know if the "original" chassis frame extends to the rear of the motorhome without welded extensions? Blue Ox states that "welded on" frame extensions will not work.

You need to know what your current rear axle weight is with your motorhome loaded to "go" and a full fuel load. You should know your front and rear axle loads (preferably 4 position wheel weights) to calculate tire pressures and make sure you don't exceed either axle(GAWR) or tire ratings. You are considering adding in excess of 1500 lbs. to your current rear axle weight.

Don't want to rain on your parade; but you need to be aware that there is more to this than just finding a lift that will support the Wing and permit a simultaneous 4 wheel down tow.

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Blue Ox has a weight calculator on their web site.

They are also very helpful about discussing your situation on the phone.
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