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  Topic: Help! GW/H&R lift springs and Burley UCA's
euro911

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Nov 09, 2012 2:54 am   Subject: Help! GW/H&R lift springs and Burley UCA's
I too carry the dirt bike on the back with air bags:

Don't want to hijack, but what brand is your bike rack and which air bags are you running? I want to be able to carry a Yamaha XT200.
  Topic: Help! GW/H&R lift springs and Burley UCA's
presslab

Replies: 50
Views: 5670

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Nov 08, 2012 10:23 am   Subject: Help! GW/H&R lift springs and Burley UCA's
I too carry the dirt bike on the back with air bags:
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/484138.jpg

The air bags allow me to adjust the ride when I load the bike up. I have no springs at all ...
  Topic: Planning a air-ride suspension/mx hauler install
drewniverse

Replies: 56
Views: 16480

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2012 9:39 am   Subject: Re: Planning a airlift/mx hauler install
Do any of you have experience with MX haulers? I'd love to find the most practical way to have something like this installed on my vanagon.

I had the airlift bags that go inside the springs. They ...
  Topic: Planning a air-ride suspension/mx hauler install
presslab

Replies: 56
Views: 16480

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2012 9:20 am   Subject: Re: Planning a airlift/mx hauler install
Do any of you have experience with MX haulers? I'd love to find the most practical way to have something like this installed on my vanagon.

I had the airlift bags that go inside the springs. They ...
  Topic: Dirtbike in Westy
presslab

Replies: 25
Views: 9442

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Dec 03, 2010 6:41 pm   Subject: Dirtbike in Westy
Here is a pic of my hitch carrier. I replaced my rear springs with air bags to handle the weight.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/484138.jpg
  Topic: Air Ride -- come fly with me! now with build pics!
presslab

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Views: 28181

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2009 7:44 am   Subject: Air Ride -- come fly with me! now with build pics!
I have carried my 300 lb dual sport on my van. With stiff springs it's not bad at all, the front end is a bit light but it still handles okay, it doesn't feel unsafe.

This is in fact why I install ...
  Topic: Motorcycle hitch
presslab

Replies: 27
Views: 4660

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 6:09 pm   Subject: Motorcycle hitch
That Big Wheel looks sweet. Perfect for Baja beach cruising.

My van:
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/484138.jpg


My rack is like this one:
http://www.ultimatemxhauler.com/

http:// ...
  Topic: Motorcycle Caddy + Vanagon??
presslab

Replies: 9
Views: 4587

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Oct 03, 2008 9:53 am   Subject: Motorcycle Caddy + Vanagon??
I have carried my 320# XR650L on a moto-jack-rack, and it was ok. The carrier added another 40# or so. Stiffer springs are definitely needed in the rear and it still makes the front end kind of ligh ...
 
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