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Old 01-16-2011, 12:57 PM   #1
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ez lift bars for towing.

Does anyone know if it is necessary to use the ez lift bars for towing or is it ok to tow straight from the ball hitch?
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Partially depends on your tow vehicle. I can't tow my Tradewind on the ball with the Tahoe because the hitch shank makes grooves in the pavement.
If you have a F450 it's a different answer.
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Partially depends on your tow vehicle. I can't tow my Tradewind on the ball with the Tahoe because the hitch shank makes grooves in the pavement.
If you have a F450 it's a different answer.
Thank you. I have a 2500 HD diesel. Just wanted to make sure I wasn't missing something. Thanks again.
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Thank you. I have a 2500 HD diesel. Just wanted to make sure I wasn't missing something. Thanks again.
I tow our 1971 Tradewind w/o a WD hitch w/ our F250. It all depends on the tongue weight and what your vehicle will handle. I would try to keep the ball as close to the rear axle of the TV as possible; there's no point in giving the trailer extra leverage.

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