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Old 07-15-2008, 03:57 PM   #1
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ball size

Well, we have bought our AS, now need to tow it home. What size ball do we need to haul a 72? We haul our car trailer with a 2 5/16 but have others.

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Old 07-15-2008, 04:05 PM   #2
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2 5/16 will do it. If you are traveling any distance you may also want weight distributing hitch and friction control.

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Old 07-15-2008, 04:34 PM   #3
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2 5/16" is correct. The late '60s saw transition to 2 5/16" as the universal size. 64overlander could say more -- but you've gotten the right answer from DEITZ645.

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If you are going to tow it only 6 or so miles, you can probably get away with no WD stuff. I would try to get some lights working on it, especially brake lights.
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Old 07-15-2008, 05:49 PM   #5
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Thanks for the quick replies. We have both a WD hitch and fiction control, but will probably forgo the WD for the 6 mile ride to our house. I think we'll take the truck and my car and I'll follow him home in case the lights don't work, and I'm not counting on them too. Can't wait to get her home. I'll take some pictures and try to post them tomorrow.

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