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Old 07-12-2005, 22:02   #1 (permalink)
Andyt
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tow hitch capacity

Can anyone help me clarify the rating for my tow hitch. I want to tow around
4500lbs but I read different things on different web sites. I've also read
about 'weight distribution equipment'. Is this it?

I have attached some photos of the hitch in question.

thanks in advance.








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Old 07-13-2005, 10:03   #2 (permalink)
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Re: tow hitch capacity

what's it installed on ?


"Andyt" <andyt@mts.net> wrote in message
news:p20Be.7762$mN.87825@news1.mts.net...
> Can anyone help me clarify the rating for my tow hitch. I want to tow

around
> 4500lbs but I read different things on different web sites. I've also read
> about 'weight distribution equipment'. Is this it?
>
> I have attached some photos of the hitch in question.
>
> thanks in advance.
>
>
>



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Old 07-13-2005, 21:02   #3 (permalink)
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Re: tow hitch capacity

On Tue, 12 Jul 2005 22:40:02 -0500, Andyt rearranged some electrons to
form:

> Can anyone help me clarify the rating for my tow hitch. I want to tow around
> 4500lbs but I read different things on different web sites. I've also read
> about 'weight distribution equipment'. Is this it?
>
> I have attached some photos of the hitch in question.
>
> thanks in advance.


The rating of the hitch is right on the sticker.

The tow rating of the VEHICLE that it's attached to
is more important.


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Old 07-13-2005, 21:02   #4 (permalink)
Andyt
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Re: tow hitch capacity

i've got now - the reciever can take 6000/600 providing I buy a weight
distributing hitch. If I use an ordinary hitch I can only haul 3500/300.
I'll check the GCVW on truck.

thanks to all.


"David M" <NOSPAM@nospam.com> wrote in message
news:pan.2005.07.13.22.37.05.754090@sled351...
> On Tue, 12 Jul 2005 22:40:02 -0500, Andyt rearranged some electrons to
> form:
>
> > Can anyone help me clarify the rating for my tow hitch. I want to tow

around
> > 4500lbs but I read different things on different web sites. I've also

read
> > about 'weight distribution equipment'. Is this it?
> >
> > I have attached some photos of the hitch in question.
> >
> > thanks in advance.

>
> The rating of the hitch is right on the sticker.
>
> The tow rating of the VEHICLE that it's attached to
> is more important.
>
>
> --
> David M (dmacchiarolo)
> http://home.triad.rr.com/redsled
> T/S 53
> sled351 Linux 2.4.18-14 has been up 23 days 12:48
>



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