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Old 08-07-2005, 05:24 PM   #15
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I would think that using this attachment vs. the standard ball mount that comes with, would allow a weight distribution hitch to be used.

I had a PDF of the set up instructions some were, but can not find them now.

I would like to see this set up in action

Sorry I didn't think the picture would be soooooo big.

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Old 08-07-2005, 07:02 PM   #16
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Thumbs up Spring removal

What about the removal of a couple of spring leaves to soften suspension?

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Old 08-07-2005, 07:13 PM   #17
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removing springs... not practical - but a creative idea.

We only occasional pull the Minuet w/ Chevy 2500 HD but we routinely tow a heavy equipment trailer and so we need all suspension we can get. Whatever we do will have to be easily removable.

Has anyone with a light weight trailer and a heavy weight truck used one of these "springy" recievers?
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Old 08-07-2005, 07:18 PM   #18
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velvet ride shackles may soften the springs enough.

otherwise, you might need to add some weight to the bed of the truck to get the springs to work.

ask garry if he thinks putting a vintage harley in the bed would be enough weight! i find my '55 panhead adds just the right amount of ballast!

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Old 08-07-2005, 10:20 PM   #19
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Weight to the truck

If you know Gary you know he carrys a pile of stuff in the bed of his truck.

If weight in the bed will soften the ride he has already done it man! Tents, stoves, generators, chairs concrete blocks.....etc etc.....

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