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Old 10-05-2015, 09:07 AM   #1
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Smile Hauling 19 ft boat and a motorcycle

Just purchased a super c 37ts. Want to haul a 19 ft boat and a motorcycle. Want to a lift for bike but was told I could only do a flat haul. New at this pls help. Any ideas how I can carry both.
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Old 10-05-2015, 01:10 PM   #2
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Just purchased a super c 37ts. Want to haul a 19 ft boat and a motorcycle. Want to a lift for bike but was told I could only do a flat haul. New at this pls help. Any ideas how I can carry both.
Mad mikey,
I'd need a bit more info on your situation before an accurate answer is provided. I'm not too familiar with what I think is your coach. You say it's a "Super C", is that correct? If so, what chassis, model, engine etc.? And, "Who" is it that told you that you must flat haul your toys?

I've done what you're asking and, didn't have any issues but, our coach, an '04 Itasca Horizon 36GD with the C-7 330HP CAT, hauled our 900 lb. Honda GL 1800 Goldwing on the rear of it, using a Hydralift unit. We had no issues what so ever in that system. But, your coach is a bit different so, this is why I'd like to know more. I'd be glad to assist you one way or another.
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You do not say what motorcycle you have. What is the weight?

You can get a motorcycle lift from "Cruiserlift" or "Hydralift" but you would need
to know if your motorhome could handle the extra weight on the rear.
Both of these allow you to tow a car or boat.

Apparently Blue Ox also has a lift also
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Maybe a customized trailer that could carry both the bike and the boat would be worth considering. That would put the weight on the trailer wheels and not have it hanging off the motor-home's tow hitch.
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I'd need a bit more info on your situation before an accurate answer is provided. I'm not too familiar with what I think is your coach. You say it's a "Super C", is that correct? If so, what chassis, model, engine etc.? And, "Who" is it that told you that you must flat haul your toys?

I've done what you're asking and, didn't have any issues but, our coach, an '04 Itasca Horizon 36GD with the C-7 330HP CAT, hauled our 900 lb. Honda GL 1800 Goldwing on the rear of it, using a Hydralift unit. We had no issues what so ever in that system. But, your coach is a bit different so, this is why I'd like to know more. I'd be glad to assist you one way or another.
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Thank you for the reply. Our rig is a 2014 Jayko Seneca, 37TS. It is on a Frieghtliner chassis. Cummings 6.7 diesel with Allison transmission. It is rated for 10k towing capacity. The tech person at hydra lift advised that once the hydra lift is installed, we would have a 5000lbs tow limit for flat haul (0 tongue wt.). I also checked wth Cruise Lift and got the same answer. We are looking to lift a trike at 918 lbs and tow our 19 ft fish and ski boat. Tongue wt of less than 400 lbs. Looking for an answer to our issue. Mike
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Thank you for the reply. Our rig is a 2014 Jayko Seneca, 37TS. It is on a Frieghtliner chassis. Cummings 6.7 diesel with Allison transmission. It is rated for 10k towing capacity. The tech person at hydra lift advised that once the hydra lift is installed, we would have a 5000lbs tow limit for flat haul (0 tongue wt.). I also checked wth Cruise Lift and got the same answer. We are looking to lift a trike at 918 lbs and tow our 19 ft fish and ski boat. Tongue wt of less than 400 lbs. Looking for an answer to our issue. Mike
Mikey,
Well Sir, I'm not sure just what your trike is but, a bone stock GL 1800 Golding hovers over the scales right at 900 lbs. plus or minus just a few, depending on what level the Wing is. The highest level of Wing closes in on about 920 lbs. or so, due to Air bags and, related equipment.

So, like stated, are you sure your trike weighs only 918 lbs.? Just wondering. As for your setup, well, one of the things you need to think about is, you're not just adding weight directly over the rear axle here. You're adding "cantilevered" weight, several feet BEHIND the rear axle.

And, you've also got to think about the weight of the lift too. A Hydralift hovers close to 350 lbs. for the normal one. If you add the capability for carrying a trike, you'll add even more weight.

Here's just some figures I dealt with when I did mine. I weighed my coach, prior to adding the lift and the Wing on the back. The rear axel is rated at 17,500 lbs. It weighed, right at 16,900, ready for a trip, full fuel, water, all the equipment, chairs, tools and all that, and both of us.

I knew good and well that the coach was going to be overweight in the rear, when the lift and Wing was added but, I had my reasons to continue with the project. Anyway, when it was all said and done, I weighed it again, with the lift and the Wing on board. It came out to: 20,100 lbs. "Just a bit" over the limit of 17,500. It's OK, no one died, the sun and the moon are still in their places in the universe, my first born didn't die etc.

But, all kidding aside, these are things to think about. There is a gent here in Lake Havasu City AZ, selling something that could work for you:

2013 OPEN STINGER STACKER LIFT TRAILER

I've seen these out on the road and, in campgrounds. It's a pretty cool idea. Not sure I'd want all that behind me but, I'm not the one hauling it. So, just something to think about.
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The other thing you might look at is "Tandem Tow"
They might have a unit that will suit you
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