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Old October 24th, 2010, 04:28 PM   #398
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Originally Posted by Mclovin View Post
is that one of those mini gooseneck trailers ? i saw them on ebay whats the purpose ?
The idea behind a mini gooseneck is weight distribution and capacity. Think of your truck as a big lever, and the rear axle being the pivot point. When you use a bumper pull it puts the weight at the end of the lever, this puts more stress on the frame and takes weight off the front. When you use a goose neck it locates the weight over the pivot point aka the axle. Less stress, better ride and the trailers generally have more load capacity than a bumper pull.
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