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Old 07-01-2016, 11:51 AM   #29
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My Airstream specific Arvika. Does job better any I have researched. Click image for larger version

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Old 07-01-2016, 12:22 PM   #30
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I had an Airstream dealer fabricate a beautiful receiver hitch and install it on my 23FB Flying Cloud. Total cost was $705, which I admit seemed like a lot. I used it for two years and was very happy with it. I recently traded in the Airstream for a different trailer but I kept the receiver hitch. It measures exactly 62 inches from side to side and bolts on to the frame. If you could use it I can make you a deal and you can install it yourself.
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Dual Hitch

I'd consider a dual hitch on the tow vehicle
https://www.amazon.com/Bicycle-Recei.../dp/B000P6CJ9O
Top receiver is for the bike rack.
That way you are not having any issues with the AS.
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Old 07-01-2016, 09:22 PM   #32
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Next time you have your bikes on them, mind sending a picture? I would like the wife to get a look.
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I have an arvika too, nice rack and we'll made...
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Old 07-02-2016, 05:44 AM   #35
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I'd consider a dual hitch on the tow vehicle
https://www.amazon.com/Bicycle-Recei.../dp/B000P6CJ9O
Top receiver is for the bike rack.
That way you are not having any issues with the AS.
Generally not considered a good idea to use these. Apparently it lessons the allowable tongue weight. I am not an Internet engineer so do not pretend to know all the details.
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The rack should be okay unless you are pushing the tongue weight. I think this is the way to go. Looks great. Thanks for the picture.
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If one is still very spry, then a TV-roof-mount-rack is better & safer than any rear-of-trailer rack available, or, a rack above the LP tanks works well too, as long as the weight doesn't over-compromise tongue weight limits. If one is no longer spry enough for those safe-enough racks, then a TV-front-receiver bike rack, e.g. like the white Chevy's rack in the linked pic below, is the better & safer still option due to loading the bikes lower than the other safe options (while also allowing them to be seen while driving). The pic is a google result; I have a front receiver on my GMC 2500 which easily/quickly allows different racks for different needs and, am mindful that front loads not interfere w/ my TV's front lights.
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