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Old 04-28-2015, 04:21 PM   #1
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Ok so I have posted a few things on here with great success. Thank you to everyone again and we are very close to getting our trailer on the road. I have been pulling it around using a 2 inch ball. I have started to read that from 1969 and up used a 2 5/16? So can anyone give me definitive answer for my 1969 21 foot GT please? I have both...just need to know which one.

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Old 04-28-2015, 04:47 PM   #2
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I have a 1969 ambassador.. It is a 2 inch ball. The ball size should be stamped into the coupler.
I also have a 70 Globetrotter. It is a 2 5/16 ball so it would be reasonable to assume that the change was made in 1970.

You could try putting a 2 5/16 into the coupler to see if it fits but I suspect you are right on the 2 inch
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Old 04-28-2015, 04:49 PM   #3
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Thank you Rick...Will see if it does fit. If not easy answer! If it does..well I guess I will switch...I have looked for a stamp....lots of old paint!
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If you go to a 'trailer' supply, you will find they will offer to LOAN you a 2 5/16" ball to 'test' your trailer...

I would then make THEM my supplier for everything I can buy from them...for towing my trailer... it has been very helpful for me...
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Old 04-28-2015, 10:25 PM   #5
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Our '69 Tradewind has a 2" ball
So are 4 of my other trailers

BUT there is always an exception, My Cargo trailer has a 2 5/16" ball .

I know , I know , I should go stand in the corner and think about my obsession with trailers
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Our '69 Tradewind has a 2" ball
So are 4 of my other trailers

BUT there is always an exception, My Cargo trailer has a 2 5/16" ball .

I know , I know , I should go stand in the corner and think about my obsession with trailers
Lol!!! This really made me smile!!! I can join you in the corner with my telescopes!
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Lol!!! This really made me smile!!! I can join you in the corner with my telescopes!
Sure ! Then we could search the heavens for more shiny round things
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