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View Poll Results: What would YOU do?
Get the repair done over the winter. I like my car pristine! 23 71.88%
Check the oil and top off whenever. Get it fixed when I'm tired of dripping oil in the parking lot! 3 9.38%
Use some type of "Stop Leak/Seal Restorer" and see if it works! 2 6.25%
Screw it, oil is cheap and the car has 140K on it! 4 12.50%
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Old 11-28-2017, 07:50 PM   #121
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I'm going for the fat raccoon trying for the roof theory, possible small bear. Don't rule out the pissed ex-lover but mine would have done the roof and hood too.
On to the future bro.
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Old 11-28-2017, 08:52 PM   #122
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Let me buy your GTI in 5 years

Yeah, no one really knows what happened that spooooooooky night.

Man she looked good driving away. That ass end of the car is amazing.
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Old 11-29-2017, 01:23 AM   #123
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You made good money on the deal... You've got a good future ahead of you! Wrap your tool and you'll be in the clear!
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Old 01-04-2018, 08:06 AM   #124
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I have this one. Works great.
Alright, im getting things together for a weekend trip to the dragon with the lady, with a Reg cab truck it will be nice to have a free bed. Have you had any issues with that hitch hauler? I have read a reviews about how they have bent
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Old 01-04-2018, 09:04 AM   #125
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Alright, im getting things together for a weekend trip to the dragon with the lady, with a Reg cab truck it will be nice to have a free bed. Have you had any issues with that hitch hauler? I have read a reviews about how they have bent
Nope. I've hauled many different bikes with it. Even hauled my Triumph to Road America on my gfs Toyota 4runner.

It is the SMC-600R
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Old 01-04-2018, 09:17 AM   #126
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Did you have to add any more wedges in the receiver to keep it tight?
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Old 01-04-2018, 09:34 AM   #127
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Did you have to add any more wedges in the receiver to keep it tight?
There is a large bolt underneath that tightens the inserted bar up against the inside top of the receiver hitch. No issues.
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Old 01-04-2018, 09:37 AM   #128
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good deal, the MCC-600 is about $70, without the aluminum channel or rear receiver. everything else looks the same.
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Old 01-04-2018, 01:25 PM   #129
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Just keep in mind tongue weight, and the rating of the vehicle you'll be using.
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Old 01-04-2018, 01:31 PM   #130
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I have the SMC-600R as well. On the half ton Ford with tired leaf springs, I added leaf helpers for $50-60. That really helped alleviate the sag on the long bed truck with two full fuel tanks and other stuff loaded into the bed. Now that they have settled a bit, the truck sits normallly even when unloaded.

Once you use one of these, you'll become a believer. Very easy one person loading and unloading. I usually tweak the idle up a bit, click into first gear and she drives right up the ramp into the locking front wheel chock. Hit the kill switch and let go without worry it will fall over. Four quick tie downs and it is ready for cross country trips.

TS is right, once you tighten the "anti-rattle" plate with the included bolts, it is rock solid.

Don't forget the key.
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Old 01-04-2018, 01:38 PM   #131
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I gots me a new silveraydo 1500 with taller blocks in the rear to prevent sag in good there. My buddy has one of the cheapo ones he uses to haul his beta with his Porsche suv it’s way to sketchy for me.

I’ll go for this one when the time comes. Thanks for the reviews.
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Old 01-04-2018, 05:35 PM   #132
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Yeah, good vehicle there so you're covered.

I almost bought one of those sketchy cheapo fvkers from a warehouse down in Boca one day. They actually thought I would sign a waiver they had drawn up to absolve them of any liability. I took a picture of the waiver and told him I'd send it to the state AG. I really dislike shady mf's like that and makes me wonder how many ding dongs actually sign the form.

Spend good money for known quality. You won't be disappointed.
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Old 01-04-2018, 08:09 PM   #133
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Nope. I've hauled many different bikes with it. Even hauled my Triumph to Road America on my gfs Toyota 4runner.

It is the SMC-600R
So how do you get around the fact that it covers your license plate? From a legal standpoint I mean.
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Old 01-04-2018, 08:27 PM   #134
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So how do you get around the fact that it covers your license plate? From a legal standpoint I mean.
Meh. I'm not worried about it. It's no different than hauling either of my enclosed trailers, or even my open trailers loaded with ATVs with the lifetime stickers on the tongue. No rear plate required on single axle trailers.
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Old 01-05-2018, 06:35 AM   #135
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Ill be installing some led trailer lights on mine, just to ease harassment since i know my bike will cover the almost completely . But the covering of the plate i wouldnt worry about ether.
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