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I have seen these things all over the internet, but I was wondering if you guys knew anywhere that stocks them? Example: Autozone, Advanced Auto, Napa, Etc.

Heres a picture of what I'm talking about.

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Most bike shops stock some variation of the concept, but usually I see the hydraulic lift models. Most auto parts stores have cargo carriers that could be modified to work, but I recommend searching here for what others have been happy with and buy that model. Most manufactures offer great prices online and shipping is surprisingly reasonable.

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I got that exact one last week at Pepboys. Paid $149 It's ok I know there are better,but it was time to ride and I need it right then.I just need to make the ramp longer,with my lifted truck I can't get my bike up it.

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Get the cheap AMC aluminum one off e-bay from discount ramps. I paid $100 shipped and it is awesome:thumbsup:

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If I put that on my Jeep Cherokee is there any chance the hitch reciever would break off or is it totally safe.

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If I put that on my Jeep Cherokee is there any chance the hitch reciever would break off or is it totally safe.

Should be good as long as you have a class 3 hitch. I haul my TE 450 with mine on the back of a Isuzu Rodeo.

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Should be good as long as you have a class 3 hitch. I haul my TE 450 with mine on the back of a Isuzu Rodeo.

I'm guessing Cherokees come with class 3 hitches? Its a 97 I believe if it matters. Haven't actually seen it yet, but I get my liscence on monday and I want to be able to haul my bike with it.

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Most Trucks and SUV are class III while Mini Vans and Cars are class II. A class III will have max 500lbs for toung load and class II is something like 350 lbs. So either way you should be good for your dirt bike.

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As long as it has a 2 inch reciver it will be a class 3 or more

The class 1 OR 2 have a 1 1/4 or flat bar reciver.

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I use one and it work great, allthough mine is rather heavy. You need to make sure you have some good straps on each side of the bike. I did notice it wobbled allot, but I just bought a anti-wobble clamp from www.hitchrider.com that works great and eliminated all the movement.

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I bought a Versa Haul for my rig. The Versa Haul is a bit spendy, but the quality of the hauler is top notch. It comes with an anti-wobble setup for the receiver and I've been hauling my KTM on there on bumpy roads and highways, and it is rock solid. One of the many things I like about the Versa Haul is the fact that it had tie down points both on the front and rear of the hauler.

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I have been making my own out of a piece of C-perlin. I weld everything up similiar to what you see in the stores..The main differnce is I use turn buckles to the foot pegs of the bike. I dont use any straps and havent lost a bike in 10 years.

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If I put that on my Jeep Cherokee is there any chance the hitch reciever would break off or is it totally safe.

I used one on my old Cherokee, no problems

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Check this post out. Some good ideas. I built mine super cheap and it is 10 times stronger then anything I have seen commercially. Just did 3000 miles with it hauling my WR450. I was on all kinds of roads from two lane twisty up and and down stuff to interstate, and it worked great with no flaws. I have seen some pretty junky stuff for sale at twice to three times the cost. But if you don't have a welder or friend to weld it I guess you need to buy one.

http://www.thumpertalk.com/forum/showthread.php?t=599918

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