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Old 08-25-2012, 10:02 AM   #15
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Looks like the max. towing capacity for a Grand Caravan is 3,600. So for about the same price you could get your hitch here:
Dodge Grand Caravan Trailer Hitch - 2009 | etrailer.com

Is 'That Italian place" still there - I used to live it Bethel.....
Sorry - one should never be doing three things at once....

Trailer hitch - EAZ-LIFT Weight Distribution Hitches on Sale - PPL Motor Homes

Complete set up with friction sway control and the ball included.
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Old 08-25-2012, 11:30 AM   #16
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Harbor Freight Haul-Master Weight-Distributing Hitch

10,000 Lb. Capacity Weight-Distributing Hitch System

I thinking about buying this to tow my 66 Caravel with my 09 Grand Caravan. Has anyone bought one of these? It is a great deal using a 20% off coupon from there ad. I'm looking for any feedback.

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First of all I don't buy cheap tools, so I don't shop at HF. However the purchase you are contemplating can be a life or death matter. I have no idea where this is made, but if it made using the Chinese Q/C techniques, I would be very dubious about it.

Even with your light trailer, a broken WD bar catching on the pavement at highway speed can easily throw the TV and trailer out of control. at 60 mph, it is unlikely you will be able to recover. I highly recommend you go with a well tested hitch system that has a good reputation with users here.

I would sooner tow with a hitch and ball. At least then you know what you are dealing with.

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Old 08-25-2012, 12:55 PM   #17
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Old 08-25-2012, 02:03 PM   #18
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Just spend the extra $250 and get an Andersen WD hitch with built in sway control. Easier to hook up and 100 x better. And it's made int the USA.
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Old 08-25-2012, 02:55 PM   #19
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Just spend the extra $250 and get an Andersen WD hitch with built in sway control. Easier to hook up and 100 x better. And it's made int the USA.
And if you want a more traditional designed WD hitch, that is also made in the USA ( well made, I should add ) that has built in sway control, consider the Blue Ox.
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Old 08-25-2012, 03:37 PM   #20
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Come on now Ace, quite pulling people's legs with this joke
Well Frank I didn't think I was pulling anyone's leg. But guess I was looking a that Chinnesion stuff! Lots of good feedback. Well should I be a test pilot and try it out? I think not.

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Old 08-25-2012, 03:46 PM   #21
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Looks like the max. towing capacity for a Grand Caravan is 3,600. So for about the same price you could get your hitch here:
Dodge Grand Caravan Traile8 Hitch - 2009 | etrailer.com

Is 'That Italian place" still there - I used to live it Bethel.....

I got this hitch from etrailer.com a few months ago. I have already tow my Scotty on a few trips and towed the AS once with no bars. I'm very happy with it so far.

Are you talking about That Italian place. The store on Rt19 or Pasta Too on Rt88? Both still there.

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Sorry - one should never be doing three things at once....

Trailer hitch - EAZ-LIFT Weight Distribution Hitches on Sale - PPL Motor Homes

Complete set up with friction sway control and the ball included.
I would buy the EAZ-LIFT over the Harbor Freight item any day. Besides, the sale price isn't that much different.
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