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Old 05-25-2018, 09:55 AM   #1
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What size ball needed?

I am picking mine up new tomorrow and I need to know what size ball on a 2018 201BHXL?

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Old 05-25-2018, 10:25 AM   #2
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Pretty sure it will be 2-5/16". Hopefully you'll be buying a weight distribution hitch to go with it.

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Old 05-25-2018, 10:39 AM   #3
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I get his frustration. The only real way to know is to take your eyes and look at the stamped number on the hitch. Or call your dealer and ask.
99.9 percent of all rv's are prob going to have the same size but one never knows without using his eye's. Calling someone a redneck because the camp or live in their trailer seems a little out there.
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Old 05-25-2018, 10:47 AM   #4
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Moving on. Since we're discussing hitch ball size and WeightDistributionHitch. Don't know if you already have a WDH (or what you are towing with), but the trailer is 4k dry and 7.5k GVW, so you are going to want a WDH. Different WDH's have different specs, but my E2 hitch requires 450ft/lbs to attach the ball. I let the dealer do it. The WDH bolts require 250ft/lbs, so i bought a bigger torque wrench to make adjustments to my hitch. Just an FYI.
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Old 05-25-2018, 10:51 AM   #5
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Okay, the site team has cleared out some not so nice posts. Please keep it friendly and helpful.
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