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Has anyone made their own hitch? My bike appears to have something leftover from a hitch. It is a plate held on with u-bolts inbehind the rear fender/plate holder. I will take pics when I get my camera back.
 

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That sounds like the plate used for a Bushtec hitch upper mount. I have the rest of the hitch from a previous LT.

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Personally, I would NOT make a hitch. Rode a bike once with a home-made one way before I knew better. Everything weird that the trailer did was transmitted to the bike. S C A R Y ! ! !

Had Bushtec on my 02, same on my 07. Don't know it's back there. When pulling a non-bike-engineered trailer (only when necessary, please) would have nothing else. JMNSHO.
 

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jb1957 said:
I made this hitch for my 09 LT


Jim
Looks good except, I wouldn't use the large lock washer to attach the chains to. (lock washers are tempered (hardened) and when welded they get brittle) I always cut a link of larger chain and weld that on to attach the chains.





Garry
 
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