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post #1 of 45 Old 07-28-2017, 10:55 AM Thread Starter
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Trailer Hitch Suggestions

I've picked up a Uni-go trailer for the GT. Interested in seeing/hearing suggestions for trailer hitches. Bushtec is ruled out, they don't make a hitch to fit the Uni-go. Looks like the DMC is the best way to go, but that's from "reading" about hitches...

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post #2 of 45 Old 07-28-2017, 11:39 AM
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Mines a Bushtec with some parts from Unigo to make it work with my Unigo drawbar setup. Bolt this conversion where the ball goes and attach the receiver part to it. I welded mine. I'll get a pic if thats clear as mud.
http://www.unigotrailers.com/product...all-to-uni-go/
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Tim, do you have a close up photo of your install?

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Not handy but I can get whatever you need when I get home in a couple hours.
Let me know what you want specifically

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I've had great luck with DMC (was Dauntless) Hitches for BMW

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Talked with Uni-go, they were very helpful. Yes, the Bushtec hitch works with the Uni-go trailer, just need to buy the adapter from Uni-go that adapts the Bushtec ball mount to the Uni-go mount. I looked at the DMC hitch but like the curved struts on the Bushtec, should make it easier to change tires... Plus I don't need the isolator which the Busttec doesn't come with (few dollars cheaper than the DMC).

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Here's a couple of pictures of my Bushtec hitch......
Nice hitch....hope they've improved the instructions since I did mine though.





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So now that you are going to motel it I suppose Caroline needs more "stuff" to take. Are you going with a car tire next?
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The curved struts are nice for removing the wheel, especially as quick as D will have to. As far as the ct, my Bushtec needed quite a bit of modification for the car tire and its still not quite right. MC tire is no issue at all.

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Jim/Tim, you can BET you'll never see a car tire on the back my bike! Just not gonna happen! Thanks Buerk.. for the photos!

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