Originally Posted by kbrown1075
I also have a lock pin and leave it attached. I am not even going to chance hurting my back when camping.
If I need to drive the truck around the campground, I just leave the hitch and bars attached to the receiver. I have added a pair of red reflective tape reflectors on the inside of the bars (about in the middle). I pull the bars out parallel to the bumper. The reflectors can now be seen and I save my back on short trips.
I also have a black plastic hitch ball cover that I place on the hitch ball to keep from transferring a grease stripe to my pants (or knees).
2008 Silverado EXtCab 6.0 Vortex Max
2010 Forest River Surveyor SV-294
Equalizer 1000 WD/SC hitch
Prodigy Brake Controller