towing a trailer


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Just looking for info and advice. What do I look for as issues in using a trailer? I don't have one now but thinking of getting one.


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People with F6Bs may be having issues finding wiring packages for trailers. We have a member who bought a Bushtec and the company, and no one else can provide the wiring.
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what wiring,trailer lights? can a trailer be used without lights?
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I would not pull one without lights, trailers block most of the bikes lighting. Good way to get run over in traffic.

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muddy 456 wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 10:40 am what wiring,trailer lights? can a trailer be used without lights?
In most (maybe all) of the US, not on the public streets or highways.

Gotta have 2 taillights, license plate light (which can be part of the taillight assembly) and reflectors.

Brake lights and turn signals needed on motorcycle trailers over 4 feet wide, or where hand/arm signals can't be used. If you don't have brake lights on a trailer large enough to fit the standard, and don't use arm signals, that's a primary infraction (meaning you can get stopped and cited for that alone).
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In Oklahoma, a license plate and registration is at the owner's discretion, not a requirement.

However, Brake and Signal lights are required.

I put a tag on my 26 ft Toy Hauler, but it is not required.

On my bike's tow behind trailer, no tags are required, however, I probably went overboard on making sure that it would be noticed.

In addition to all the lights, I doubled up the Reflectors every where they could be seen.




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