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Towing The Elio / Towing With The Elio

Discussion in 'General Elio Discussion' started by Okuma Steve, Nov 27, 2013.

  1. Okuma Steve

    Okuma Steve Administrator Staff Member

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    I was thinking it might be cool if someone made a trailer like they do for motorcylces so you could actually take the Elio on trips. What do you all think?
     
  2. Sundance

    Sundance New Member

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    A good idea in theory, would have to see the final vehicle up close to know how practical it would be.
     
  3. Okuma Steve

    Okuma Steve Administrator Staff Member

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    Yeah, I wish I had thought to look at it when I saw the Elio here in Atlanta. I'm sure there has to be a way to do it.
     
  4. Robert McWhirter

    Robert McWhirter Elio Enthusiast

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    They make a bracket that fits onto my kfx700 so maybe they can come out with something to bolt on to the rear swing arm .
     
  5. Injunjoe

    Injunjoe Elio Fan

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    I sent them an email when I first reserved one and they told me there would be a luggage trailer available.
     
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  6. Okuma Steve

    Okuma Steve Administrator Staff Member

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    Awesome, thanks!
     
  7. Robert McWhirter

    Robert McWhirter Elio Enthusiast

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    Cool, did they say anything about the hitch?
     
  8. Buddy Hatfield

    Buddy Hatfield Elio Enthusiast

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    I pulled one behind my Gold-wing with out a problem, I have a trailer all ready.
     
  9. Rick Shelton

    Rick Shelton New Member

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    This would be an easy item to add....just a hitch welded or bolted to the frame behind the rear wheel, so that the wheel can still be removed for flat repairs, and get any motorcycle trailer from the many manufacturers out there, and hook that baby up for some long distance cruisin' and campin'.....Rick in Vacaville, Ca.
     
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  10. Stephen Seibel

    Stephen Seibel New Member

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    I had asked them about a hitch before I put in my order...they told me that there would be an option for a hitch -- I am hoping someone makes a trailer that looks like the elio, or matches it in some way.
     

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