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Old September 12th, 2012, 08:00 PM   #1
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Need around an 8"-10" drop hitch. Current hitch measures 24" to top of ball with 3 1/2" drop hitch. Ideally I need to be around 16"-19" to haul a uhaul trailer. Any suggestions?

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Old September 12th, 2012, 08:06 PM   #2
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That much drop is not safe in a bumper pull hitch, good luck finding an insert.

Google says that there are lots at 10 inch drop, average price is @$150. Maybe Uhaul rents them? They rent lots of shit.

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Old September 12th, 2012, 08:19 PM   #3
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i bought a 8 inch drop reciever hitch insert at tractor suply
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Old September 12th, 2012, 08:20 PM   #4
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They never tell you these things when you lift a jeep lol

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Old September 12th, 2012, 08:24 PM   #5
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Tractor supply it is! 8" drop hitch for $50 :) thread done!

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Old September 12th, 2012, 08:39 PM   #6
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That much drop is not safe in a bumper pull hitch, good luck finding an insert.
He's towing with a lifted Jeep, I don't think safety is even part of the equation on this one!
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Old September 12th, 2012, 09:12 PM   #7
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Don't worry folks, I'm sure he has a well adjusted brake controller in that lifted jeep.
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Uhaul won't rent to an unsafe hookup, take pics of the refusal letter.
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Old September 12th, 2012, 09:55 PM   #12
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He's towing with a lifted Jeep, I don't think safety is even part of the equation on this one!
But its got a weight distribution hitch, and a brake controller
I hope someone gets this joke.
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Don't worry folks, I'm sure he has a well adjusted brake controller in that lifted jeep.
Uhaul trailers are Surge brakes
Which makes it all the better when slowing down and all that initial force on that 8" of leverage
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Uhaul trailers are Surge brakes
Which makes it all the better when slowing down and all that initial force on that 8" of leverage
8"?????? He said 16-19"!!!!!!!!
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once you move to Alabama this will be 'safe'
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8"?????? He said 16-19"!!!!!!!!

3rd grade was hard for you wasn't it?

He said he needed the ball to be at 16-19 inches, and with a 2 inch drop, he needed 8 to 10" more.

So are all your tiles roughly 6x6"? even the 12 inch ones?
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3rd grade was hard for you wasn't it?

He said he needed the ball to be at 16-19 inches, and with a 2 inch drop, he needed 8 to 10" more.

So are all your tiles roughly 6x6"? even the 12 inch ones?

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You should be safe if you are using an 8/8" drop.
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you should be safe if you are using an 8/8" drop.
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