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Old 06-09-2016, 04:30 AM   #29
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I agree Gary, I have to check the tightening sometimes. It's more safe.

For the selfie, it's because you tell me but I had not seen before!

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Old 06-09-2016, 05:31 AM   #30
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I turn the hitch sideways in the receiver, us a 3/4 inch socket and stand on the bar and bounce up and down to tighten the ball for the other bolts I simply leave it in its correct position and do the same bounce technique. It does tighten a little most of the time I do this, once a year or on a long extended trip of 10,000 miles or more I do it about halfway thru the trip.


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Old 06-09-2016, 08:00 AM   #31
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Ok Bud,

Fess up how much do you weigh and how long is the breaker bar? Don't know how we can incorporate the bounce factor though.

Happy Thursday.

I guess the message is check it somehow. Don't assume it's tight.

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