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Old 02-16-2007, 12:19 PM
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Question Stock Hitch

I think the hitch on my 79 cherokee chief is stock. I wanted to know if it could hold a dirtbike (250lb) and the rack that weighs about 60lbs. I do not want it to fall off on the highway. The bike sits about about 2.5ft from the hitch. Thanks for any help.
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Old 02-16-2007, 01:06 PM
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Yep, should do no problem.
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Old 02-16-2007, 01:21 PM
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A class 3 receiver should have a tongue weight of 500 or so lbs.
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Old 02-16-2007, 02:01 PM
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Just go ahead and try it.

If it doesn't hold it you will always think that it should have.
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One problem you might have is the carrier for the bike swaying side to side. However they do make a mechanism to hold it still.
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Old 02-17-2007, 05:17 PM
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Thanks for the help. I used this rack on the back of a 4-runner. The rack used to drag over the smallest dips, finally now I wont have that problem, also going from a slow 3.0L to a nice 5.9L is going to be great.
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