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Old 08-12-2011, 06:56 AM   #15
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At the risk of sounding like our beloved Andy, I think you should be using 800# bars. Andy would probably say 600#, but I think that's a little light for your unit, if you have the proper tongue weight.

What's your total loaded trailer weight and tongue weight.
I don't know. The trailer is marked for 750 lbs but the original owner added a third battery on the tongue and a spare tire under the front of the trailer so it's going to be heavier than most up front.
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Old 08-12-2011, 06:57 AM   #16
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If it's less than 1000#, I'd use 800# bars. My TW is 975#, I run 800# bars and am happy with the setup.
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Old 08-12-2011, 07:06 AM   #17
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Skater,

Just noticed...are you towing with the B190?
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Old 08-12-2011, 11:17 AM   #18
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Skater,

Just noticed...are you towing with the B190?
No, we bought an '06 F-250 for towing. Now we just need to sell said B190.

Anyway, changes to the hitch are not in the cards for now unless there's a serious, major problem, and so far I'm not seeing one.

The PO had the WD set with practically no weight on them at all. I've been tightening them and am down to 6 links from the bar (PO had it at 8), and the last time I drove it around town it felt GOOD...I can't wait to try it on the road next weekend. These changes are making a definite improvement in the height of the front of the truck - at 7 links, it was up at the front a tiny bit (so small I had to look at it a while before I could see it), and I think the 6 link setting will take care of that.
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Old 09-03-2011, 02:12 PM   #19
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The key, at least I think, is imported steel. Think metric system.

I remember when a 2" drawbar fit tight in a 2" reciever, and slop was not an issue.
Nope. They would still spec a specific dimension.
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