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So i have my buzz rack p10 which looks nice but my e-bikes dwarf it a little. Maybe a thule 949 with bike attachments might have been a better way to go and shed some weight off the bikes by swapping for smaller hub motors. should still be great for the long drives down to the in laws in the south when i next get that chance.
 

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So i have my buzz rack p10 which looks nice but my e-bikes dwarf it a little. Maybe a thule 949 with bike attachments might have been a better way to go and shed some weight off the bikes by swapping for smaller hub motors. should still be great for the long drives down to the in laws in the south when i next get that chance.
Pictures pictures pictures please mate!!!!! Detailed ones with install if you can.
 

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Not a picture yet but some success on locking the ball to the square receiver on the curt hitches. Originally i erroneously bought a 5/8 inch diameter locking hitch pin from china. This is too big the curt takes a 1/2inch diameter pin which are rare like rocking horse poo. anyway in the meantime bought a 1/2 inch trailer pin from an atv parts specialist in wales (off Ebay) but again i think i bought the last one they had. That was a good get me buy solution but i didn't like the idea of my new buzz rack being a split pin away from being twoked by a light fingered type whilst i was away from the car.

I realised over lunch today that i had the requisite tooling at home to turn down my cheap Chinese 5/8 inch locking pin to the required 1/2 inch. A pillar drill, an angle grinder, a file and some vernier calipers are sufficient. Now i have the ability to lock it all down which is quite an improvement on a the atv pin. If you do get in this same pickle and own the same tools then have ago but go slow and check often so as not to take to much meat off. its like a steak, you cant uncook it. Alternatively make sure you buy one that does have 1/2inch pins beforehand.
 

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I am still having difficulties obtaining even a quote for the tow-hitch let alone actually getting my hands on one. The bloke at LifKitsForLess in Las Vegas, a fella called Robert, was telling me how he'd sort out a quote for me. 11 telephone calls and umpteen webchats later I still haven't even got a quote! Bloody frustrating as hell. I think I'll worry about hitch pins if and when I finally get some sort of response.

However did you manage to get one so easily? It's just a nightmare for me.

Tony.
 

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I am still having difficulties obtaining even a quote for the tow-hitch let alone actually getting my hands on one. The bloke at LifKitsForLess in Las Vegas, a fella called Robert, was telling me how he'd sort out a quote for me. 11 telephone calls and umpteen webchats later I still haven't even got a quote! Bloody frustrating as hell. I think I'll worry about hitch pins if and when I finally get some sort of response.

However did you manage to get one so easily? It's just a nightmare for me.

Tony.
link to item on ebay i used.
did it all through ebay, didnt ask for a quote i just hit buy it now.

might be easier to buy a brink one from pfjones in the UK. then you wont have to source a ball joint to square receiver part too.
 

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Not if the weight limit is truly an issue, although I'd observe that the chassis fixings on the Brink look better thought through than the Curt and it's unfair to compare their limits when they aren't tested to the same standard.
 

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link to item on ebay i used.
did it all through ebay, didnt ask for a quote i just hit buy it now.

might be easier to buy a brink one from pfjones in the UK. then you wont have to source a ball joint to square receiver part too.
No, I don't like that Brink one at all, looks comparatively flimsy.o_O In my trailer factory in Western Australia I have dozens of the 1 1/4 inch fittings floating about, I can actually view them on my camera system I installed before repatriating. Bloody galling to see them sitting there and unable to get my hands on one! :censored:I have just bitten the bullet and did a "buy it now" on the ebay site. If necessary I'll get a bit of tube and make one myself, it isn't that hard, done it before for odd shaped farmer's utes out in the bush that needed something special. I have a 50mm ball kicking about in the garage somewhere if only I can find it. Estimated delivery sometime at beginning of August, not too bad.
 
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