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Old 03-13-2017, 12:26 PM   #1
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I am not sure how much weight I can tow with my 1995 bounder with the Ford 460 Engine I have a 2012 honda civic the I believe weighs 3990 Lbs will I have a problem towing it when the coach is loaded to roll also I have heard about a Motorcycle Lift that you can install in place of a tow hitch any input would be helpful.
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I am not sure how much weight I can tow with my 1995 bounder with the Ford 460 Engine I have a 2012 honda civic the I believe weighs 3990 Lbs will I have a problem towing it when the coach is loaded to roll also I have heard about a Motorcycle Lift that you can install in place of a tow hitch any input would be helpful.
The RV has a max hitch weight rating. This is not just tongue weight. You need to review literature for your RV. There are various forums where other Bounder owners get together and some should have the facts.
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thank you for your reply I will try and find it in the books
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That weight rating placard should be close to the driver's seat or in a closet somewhere.
Be careful with the motorcycle lift...although some gassers can handle the weight(depends on the cycle's weight)most gassers of that vintage can not without exceeding rear axle weight or hitch vertical weight limits.

Maybe after you find your placard, load it up with your normal traveling weight and have the coach weighed...4 corner is best. This way you know exactly what you have and what you can add without exceeding the coach's limits.
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