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Old 08-29-2013, 03:36 PM   #1
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Towing capacity for 2 Dirt Bikes?

2 of my buddies have dirtbikes, and were looking into buying this to put on my 2013 2dr wrangler. Aluminum Motocross & Dirt Bike Double Hitch Mounted Carrier AMC-600-2 for 2" Receivers: Automotive

I am little worried about the amount of weight on my hitch/frame in the back. Does anybody have any experience with one of these or could just tell it wont work/is a bad idea.

The towing capacity is 2000lbs but putting 400+pounds on just the tongue seems a little heavy!
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Old 08-29-2013, 07:07 PM   #2
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IMO, I've abused trucks towing band hauling over weight and not think twice about it, but even my rule bending self wouldn't try this one. I'm interested in others' takes on it though.

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Old 08-29-2013, 07:31 PM   #3
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I wouldnt think twice about it as long as you have a reciever hitch and not just a bumper mounted hitch.
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Old 08-29-2013, 09:17 PM   #4
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If you carry a spare tire, and you should, I would be concerned there is enough room for both bikes on the carrier.
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Old 08-29-2013, 09:29 PM   #5
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2 door tongue weight is 200 lbs so no. I would say a small utility trailer would work fine and probably be below 2000 towing weight lb limit.
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Old 08-29-2013, 09:32 PM   #6
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That's what I'd go with. If it was a longer wheel base I'd say go with it, but that's a hell of a pivot point.
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Old 08-29-2013, 10:00 PM   #7
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