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What is total weight of bike with fluids, the carrier & straps combined?....

I'd say a no go though. Buy a little trailer to haul it with.

Also, with the Rubi and the fat spare, you will need a 6" or so, hitch extender so the bike clears the tire... this will compound the weight issue problem ..
Even with a class *4* receiver hitch, I wouldn't put a bike on the back of a vehicle like that. Now, if you had *3* of the receiver hitches and the carrier slipped into all of them at the same time, then I might trust the stability of it enough (for lighter bikes).

It would take much channel iron to turn an old boat trailer into a bike trailer though. It would be low enough to the ground that you could even put a heavy bike on it, probably without even having to crank it up.
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Got mine six weeks ago. Guessing you didn't notice that you quoted a 5 month old post. No problem. Hope you are enjoying yours as much as I am enjoying mine.
A *white* vehicle in *Canada*? That counts as camouflage, doesn't it? :)
 

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Even with a class *4* receiver hitch, I wouldn't put a bike on the back of a vehicle like that. Now, if you had *3* of the receiver hitches and the carrier slipped into all of them at the same time, then I might trust the stability of it enough (for lighter bikes).


It would take much channel iron to turn an old boat trailer into a bike trailer though. It would be low enough to the ground that you could even put a heavy bike on it, probably without even having to crank it up.
I have seen a lot of setups like this in Arizona my 2017 yz250f weighs 215lbs
This is the ultimate MX hauler with and extension
Thanks for advice guys !

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A *white* vehicle in *Canada*? That counts as camouflage, doesn't it? :)
Hence the black fenders and top so I can spot it during our July blizzards and safely drive back to my igloo;)
 

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Hence the black fenders and top so I can spot it during our July blizzards and safely drive back to my igloo;)
Ya sometimes I don't like white vehicles, but your Rubi has the right amount of black, that gives it definition and overall looks great.

Local dealer has a white rubi with black hard top coming in any day... Its gotta manual which I prefer out of traffic jams.. First world problems.. lol.

I doubt I can resist once I drive it
 

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Hence the black fenders and top so I can spot it during our July blizzards and safely drive back to my igloo;)
Nawh, the black is just part of the camouflage since when the snow gets on it, any that is exposed blends in and it looks like vegetation...

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But, don't worry... They'll find you during the Spring thaw... :)
 

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So after waiting 7 months less two days my Rosie was born today.
Just love the way the Jeep looks and the interior is AWESOME
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Glad you are no longer a "waiter". Welcome to the JL owners club!
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I like how the wheels came out! What mirrors are you using?
Thanks!! :like: Sorry, can’t tell you what the mirrors are. My friend gave them to me last weekend cuz he’s only used them once, and that was a long time ago & he couldn’t remember.
 

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Got mine six weeks ago. Guessing you didn't notice that you quoted a 5 month old post. No problem. Hope you are enjoying yours as much as I am enjoying mine.
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Well, hello Warc1! Glad you’re enjoying your jeep! Things are slowly progressing over here!
 

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Howdy folks! Looks like it is going to be a hot rainy mess around Austin today.

Been watching the tracking updates for alltimesaresoon, Cristina, and of course my order. I would like to think alltimesaresoon is up next for delivery, but that is still a total cluster :(. Cristina is probably up next.

My order shows last update in Michigan on the 3rd, so apparently someone got North and South confused. Also not seeing daily updates which is odd since most others I looked at were getting daily, sometimes multiple daily, updates as it progressed in transit. No idea what this means ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

And still no build sheet, though Window Sticker is available.
 

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Howdy folks! Looks like it is going to be a hot rainy mess around Austin today.

Been watching the tracking updates for alltimesaresoon, Cristina, and of course my order. I would like to think alltimesaresoon is up next for delivery, but that is still a total cluster :(. Cristina is probably up next.

My order shows last update in Michigan on the 3rd, so apparently someone got North and South confused. Also not seeing daily updates which is odd since most others I looked at were getting daily, sometimes multiple daily, updates as it progressed in transit. No idea what this means ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

And still no build sheet, though Window Sticker is available.
Heading north to Milan Michigan is normal, that's first Depot to group up for the trip South. My dealer had a watershed moment. He admitted to me last night finally that a 14d wait in Albuquerque is not normal. 15 today
 
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