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Old 02-01-2014, 06:55 AM   #1
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Talking This is what I inherited from the PO(s)

Let's keep this light and entertaining, no matter how disgusting, dangerous or ridiculous the issues maybe. No insults to previous owners intended.
I'll start:
Torque on the ball hitch to pull an 8000 pound trailer: ZERO
But please note the safety measurement on the nut and thread
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I wouldn't worry about that too much, it'll be an easy fix with a cutting torch, a new hitch ball, and a torque wrench.
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light and entertaining:

Just needs a bit of cosmetic wrenching and some JB Weld, WAGONS HOOOOO!

Glad you found it.
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Hmmm... so is that a dead blow hammer doing that or did the PO(s) perhaps back up an incline while having the hitch in?
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Old 02-01-2014, 07:38 AM   #5
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New nut and chase threads on ball. Buy a new ball and use the old one as a spare.

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Old 02-01-2014, 07:40 AM   #6
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Hmmm... so is that a dead blow hammer doing that or did the PO(s) perhaps back up an incline while having the hitch in?
Your guess is as good as mine. I was able to turn the ball with my hand...
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New nut and chase threads on ball. Buy a new ball and use the old one as a spare.

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I retired the entire head and ball. you want it ?
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I have enough balls already and it is not worth the shipping to ship something that heavy but thanks for the offer.

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