Originally Posted by SYE
Hey Timmy, were your shims rubber. I had them before I had to remove the hitch, when I went to put it back in i could not get the pins in with the shims on. So now they are just inside my truck!! I seen this so I thought I would ask you about it.
I had the rubber ones, but they tended to wear quickly. I made shims from aluminum and hammered my pins in when I had the weight of the trailer on it. Not really conducive to removing the hitch a lot, but I only remove it when necessary. I'm thinking around .080-.100 usually made it snug.