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Old 05-03-2016, 05:35 PM   #1
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From what I`ve read online , that if the same trailer was towed by a one ton you would use a lighter rated bar because of the stiffer truck suspension and say a half ton would need a stiffer bar. Is that correct? Makes sense to me. With a reese hitch you want a inch to a inch and half of flex in the bars to perform @ its best .
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Old 05-03-2016, 05:58 PM   #2
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No, you would use the bars rated for your TW. You would then adjust the hitch for the appropriate amount of tension required to bring the front end down to unloaded height. With a bigger truck, that might mean not needing one at all depending on TW.
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My tongue weight is running in the 1350 to 1450 range . Going to try my 1500 bars and see how they do. Was wondering if they will be too stiff with a 1 ton TV.
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Old 05-03-2016, 07:18 PM   #4
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They shouldn't be. Remeasure and readjust everything and you should be fine. The head angle will almost for certain have to tilt forward some.
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