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post #1 of 16 Old Jun 11th, 2006, 6:23 pm Thread Starter
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K1200GT trailer hitch?

Does anyone make a hitch yet?
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post #2 of 16 Old Jun 11th, 2006, 11:02 pm
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Hitch

From what I have heard, the combined wiring harness/data harness makes it extremely diificult to put a hitch on one of the newer bikes.

If anyone has been successful I would like to know. I want to keep pulling a trailer and would consider the new KGT if it was possible..

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a guy i know has a nice hitch on his K1200S...
and he trailers a UNIGO all the time

here's a picture of it





i'll have to get some info on where he got it
i think some guy in north carolina had something to do with it

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Re: K1200GT trailer hitch?

Hi,
I just bought one from Classic Industries, Harvest Road, Yandna, 4561 PH (07) 5472 7266 E-MAIL [email protected] Model TB-37
Itís well made, very solid I recommend it. Send me your e-mail address and Iíll send pictures.
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Re: K1200GT trailer hitch?

HI!

I have a K1200LT 2004.
I made a trailer hitch by myself.
And I have made all electrics by myself as well.
All this is possible in Finland.

I connected all wires from rear light to trailer.
It is working very well.
So, there is nothing to worry about Canbus.

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Re: K1200GT trailer hitch?

@leiboshi,
Being as it is Finland, do reindeer products have a role in your manufacture of the hitch or electrics? ;<) Or is there some other reason this is especially possible in Finland?
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post #7 of 16 Old Jul 18th, 2008, 4:30 pm
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Re: K1200GT trailer hitch?

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@leiboshi,
Being as it is Finland, do reindeer products have a role in your manufacture of the hitch or electrics? ;<) Or is there some other reason this is especially possible in Finland?

Yeah. We make them of reindeer horns

Well actually the difference is that we do not need any approval for trailer hitch in a motorcycle. I think that it is needed in most western countries. But I am not sure.

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post #8 of 16 Old Apr 12th, 2009, 9:40 am
 
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Re: K1200GT trailer hitch?

Did anyone ever find out where the hitch came from for the 1200S that was pulling the Uni-Go in the pictures??
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post #9 of 16 Old Apr 12th, 2009, 11:30 am
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Re: K1200GT trailer hitch?

Give these people a call.http://www.schoolhousemcacc.com/inde...3a0c59742d8846
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Re: K1200GT trailer hitch?

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Yeah. We make them of reindeer horns

Well actually the difference is that we do not need any approval for trailer hitch in a motorcycle. I think that it is needed in most western countries. But I am not sure.

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Actually, the difference is that a 2004 LT doesn't even employ the CANBUS technology! Unless of course...that is available only in Finland too.

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Re: K1200GT trailer hitch?

Actually we're trying to find a hitch for the '05 K1200S that's pulling the Uni-Go trailer in the picture. Uni-Go doesn't make a hitch for that bike and no one else seems to either. We're thinking the owner had it custom fabricated and would be very interested in tracking that down.
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Has anyone called Hitch Doc. They would probably make one.
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post #13 of 16 Old Jul 26th, 2009, 7:52 pm
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Re: K1200GT trailer hitch?

K1200GT home made hitch. After buying a hitch I didn't care for the looks so this what I made. 3000 mi. with a loaded Uni-go , works great.
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Re: K1200GT trailer hitch?

Nice!

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post #15 of 16 Old Jun 24th, 2010, 5:19 pm
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Re: K1200GT trailer hitch?

I just got a hitch for my 2003 K1200GT. I got it from a company called Classic Industries.
Does anyone have any experience with wiring the electrical to the bike. I sure would appreciate any help.
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post #16 of 16 Old Nov 2nd, 2019, 12:57 pm
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Re: K1200GT trailer hitch?

I had a hitch made for my K1300GT this summer. I took my first camping trip with it this fall. It pulls with ease. I pulled this Unigo behind my Goldwing for years and I'm excited that I can use it again.
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