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Can I fit one of these cool "behind the truck" bike hauler on my station wagon ford focus to carry my WR?

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Don't worry about a trailer on your Focus. Once you're back home I can put 3-4 dirt bikes on my trailer. :thumbsup:

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I think it's going to sag a bit too much on the back end. My Tacoma sags a bit in the back with my WR on it and a passenger car is going to be worse for sure. Air shocks would probably solve that. As far as the weight goes you'll need a hitch that can handle at least 350# and preferably 500# tongue weight just to be safe. I doubt it will bother the drive train much as the weight isn't that much more than a second passenger (assuming you're traveling alone).

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The point is that it is probably less hard on the gaz autonomy to haul the bike on the back of the focus than on a trailer.

But I just saw the price of those little toys. Maybe a trailer is not that expensive after all. Plus I would not risk to dammage the already crappy suspension of my focus. :thumbsup:

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