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Impressive! And you can still add a trailer.

Take care driving across dips in the road. Not only can your rear end bottom out hard, but you can lose traction at the rear wheels and be unable to move. Gas station entries often involve a dip as you leave the road and enter the driveway. We have an intersection near me where RVs often get stuck in a dip and it takes all day for a tow truck to set them free.

Now if you had one of the original GMC motorhomes with the automatic air suspension, you could set it up to elevate the vehicle as needed and it could also be lowered for optimal mounting of the Burgman.

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Neat contraption. What kind of cover do you use to keep it from whipping in the wind and abrading the finish?
 
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Saltwater, Thanks for showing this. Many years ago we used an old 'Tommy Lift' to make a RV lift for a 1200cc Goldwing. I had to redo a few fulcrum points and bar lenghts to work. The UH200 is a lot lighter.

IF I were to ever get an RV it will have Air bags added for leveling and such. A complete Air bag system runs about $2500 and up but worth it. I am adding air bags to my Dodge Little Red Express Truck as it is dropped 4 inches all around.

Three weeks ago I helped get a 18 wheeler off of a traffic circles center. The driver had tried to go around 270 degrees but he cut in too close. The road was blocked for an hour when I got there. The trailer was tilting the wrong way and it the driver could get traction to back up it would have flipped. So we lowered the air pressure on the left tires. This lowered it down off of tipping and the drive wheels got traction so I then guided the driver back 15 feet so he could get off of high center. Used the compressor to reinflate the tires and he pulled off.
 

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Impressive! And you can still add a trailer.

Take care driving across dips in the road. Not only can your rear end bottom out hard, but you can lose traction at the rear wheels and be unable to move. Gas station entries often involve a dip as you leave the road and enter the driveway. We have an intersection near me where RVs often get stuck in a dip and it takes all day for a tow truck to set them free.

Now if you had one of the original GMC motorhomes with the automatic air suspension, you could set it up to elevate the vehicle as needed and it could also be lowered for optimal mounting of the Burgman.

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Thanks for all the good replies! On the dips, I have two steel caster wheels that keep me from dragging. At least not to bad! Been a couple of times they saved the back end. I don't pull a trailer but usually pull an 06 jeep tj. It's lite enough that I can't tell it's back there. The lift is powered by a 2500# winch with remote control. We are not full time RV'ers. On the road it's worked out where we needed two modes of transportation. Wife in the jeep and myself on the Burgman. I use a regular motorcycle cover and bungy it tight, works well. Love the Burgman!!
 

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Nice.
Does it go low enough to wheel it onto the lift; do you have a ramp, or have to lift it.?
My neighbors have twin Kymcos in an enclosed trailer they tow ... no car, though.
 
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