Please check your trailer hitches before the season !!

Old 03-14-2009, 05:02 AM
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Originally Posted by rlmotorsports
That does happen more than people think most all the hitches that comes on vehicles from the factory is class three and those are rated at 6000 lbs it sure don't take much to get over 6000 pounds i just put on a 12000 lb on my truck .
I have seen that three times in my life and sure don't want it to happen to me.

Glad to hear everybody is OK every thing else can be replaced.
The crazy part is we have had the trailed weighed and it was under what the hitch was rated for.[/url]
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Old 03-14-2009, 08:07 AM
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Sounds like inferior steel, underbuilt assembly, or metal fatigue.
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Old 03-16-2009, 12:07 PM
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OURS BROKE LOOSE LAST WEDSDAY ON OUR DODGE DUALLY.. PULLING SINGLE OPEN TRAILER WE WERE LUCKY IT DIDNT TAER UP NOTHING NEITHER ..BUT IT BROKE APART IN THE SAME PLACE YOURS DID
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Old 03-16-2009, 05:05 PM
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glad you are Fine Brian..was the wife and Kids with you ?
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Old 03-16-2009, 06:17 PM
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Originally Posted by bjuice
glad you are Fine Brian..was the wife and Kids with you ?
Was by myself... which was good. The insurance adjuster came today and was really looking at the hitch. Just hope that cover everything like we paid for !!!
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