Originally Posted by herk7769
I am thinking you never really tried this on a trailer hitch ball...
I have done it but I have never torqued one to 450 lb fts. I have just torqued it until it was as tight as I could tighten it. Figured that was enough and have never had an issue. Right or wrong? Probably wrong but never had an issue. The key is to have it "shouldered". My E2 came assembled
I do know this much. Leave it a year and try to get it apart
I will take your word for it that it doesn't work!!
I like the welding and cotter pin method!