Tow ball mounted bike racks????

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  1. Richard and Janet Mason

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    Hi anyone got a tip or trick to get one of these tight? Mine tells me to tighten bolt underneath then tihten bolt on top but instead of getting tight the back simply lifts up.

    Any help appreciated please.
     
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    HI, mine has only 1 clamp and 1bolt to tighten it is a thule make and when tight it wont budge what make is yours and what model
     
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    Pro User Silverbike Car Towbar Mounted 2 Bike Cycle Carrier Rack

    Just sheared a nut off trying to tighten it so will be returning it!!
     
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    If you are in the market for one check out the classifieds mine is on there also a bike cover.(y)
     
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    where r u please? I am near Buxton...
     
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    I need it for Friday so not coming up that way before sorry.

    Thanks though:)
     
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    Just in case anybody reading this is thinking about buying a tow-ball mounted cycle carrier, we also have the Thule. It's brilliant.
    Stef.
     
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    I have a Thule one also and carry 2 electric bikes on it no problem.
    Tighten the nut up and then push lever down and check - if it moves lift lever and tighten a little more and then push lever down again - If it does not move (I stand on it to check) then all that needs doing from now on is to left lever to remove and then refit (without adjusting nut) and push lever down - very easy and secure - travelled thousands of miles with it on the tow-ball.
     
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    Sent useless one back and got a Thule - worked first time and rock solid. Thanks for all the support.
     
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