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Old October 8th, 2006, 12:47 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by Newimagelawns
While were on the topic of securing your rig to your trailer, do any of you guys use chains with a binder? I was told by a state cop that DOT requires that this be used in conjuction with any nylon type straps. From then on I always have, not sure if it true though
Ive never used chains to secure a vehical to a trailer. and we've been doing it for quite some time with no prob from the 5.0

But i always go to the frame. Sinch it down as tight as possible so the suspension wont compress over bumps and allow a strap to fall off. Also try to postition the hooks on the straps in a way so that if it DOES compress they wont fall off. yours look like they have a "lock" to hold the hook around the object so id say you're good.
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