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Old 08-13-2017, 05:41 PM   #1
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Hi. We just purchased our 1st RV. An Outlaw 29h. We bought this model because we like the flexibility it gives us as we're traveling with three large dogs. We're thinking of removing the 2 jack knife sofas in the toy hauler to make that space more flexible. Has anyone done this? We would be interested in hearing from other Outlaw owners who travel with large dogs. Especially what modifications might be made to make the RV more livable for both humans & dogs.
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Old 08-13-2017, 06:01 PM   #2
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Old 02-18-2020, 06:08 PM   #3
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Can Harley Road glide and a Street glide fit in the back of a 29 J ? I do not have the 2 jack knife sofas in it
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Old 02-18-2020, 06:29 PM   #4
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Old 02-18-2020, 08:57 PM   #5
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Jammer I think you will have a weight issue with two harleys. I carry a ultra limited, spare tire and the two jackknife sofa. Rear axle is hundred pounds over gross. That sign in the garage saying 1500 lbs is bs.
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I'm glad that you caught that: I was coming back in to bring this particular point up...
In fact; the J Models only show a capacity of 1000 pounds
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If I was to carry both bikes only a few hundred miles and that's it. Would that do any damage to the axle. It is really a one time thing to travel with me and my buddy 400 miles round trip.
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Old 03-26-2020, 02:16 AM   #9
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Can Harley Road glide and a Street glide fit in the back of a 29 J ? I do not have the 2 jack knife sofas in it
I have the class A 37rb 2018 outlaw. I put my 2011 ultra limited in there with a wheel chock and it fits nicely on one side. I remove the couch on one side to fit my bike.
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If I was to carry both bikes only a few hundred miles and that's it. Would that do any damage to the axle. It is really a one time thing to travel with me and my buddy 400 miles round trip.
I believe the tire load rating capacity is where the concern is.
So unless you have compressed the springs to where the bumper stops of the frame are touching, or near, that would be my concern, and the axle should be fine.

Look at the sidewall of the tire, there it will be listed, something like Load Rating Capacity E, or something.
Then look up mfr and their weight carrying capacity on that spec, use that info per tire (times 4 on rear axle), make sure tires are inflated to recommended pressure, then go weigh the RV and get what you are empty, per axle, go from there.

Tire ratings are if the correct air pressures is present.
Ten miles or a couple hundred, if the tires are over capacity, you will never know.
A little stress the wrong way, at the wrong time, and the tire may give.
Why roll the dice with such a precious large investment?

p.s. I also believe the load capacity label, in the garage, is before any gear, supplies, and anything else you load into the RV, not just a motorcycle, or two.
Water is roughly 8 lbs per gallon, do you also fill the water tank?

That's my dilemma, looking at $3K to replace six, what look almost new tires, to a higher rated set of tires.
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