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Old 02-10-2014, 11:32 AM   #11
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I do what the Pullrite manual says to do. WD-40 on tubes and everywhere else the manual states to apply a WD-40 like lubricant. Sometimes I wipe a small amount onto the plate, more for corrosion control that anything else. I always wipe it off if I apply it to the plate. Just leave a shinny coat. I try to apply WD-40 every time I hook up when I plan to travel a reasonable distance.
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Old 02-10-2014, 01:13 PM   #12
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I do what the Pullrite manual says to do. WD-40 on tubes and everywhere else the manual states to apply a WD-40 like lubricant. Sometimes I wipe a small amount onto the plate, more for corrosion control that anything else. I always wipe it off if I apply it to the plate. Just leave a shinny coat. I try to apply WD-40 every time I hook up when I plan to travel a reasonable distance.
X2. Do the same on pullrite.
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Old 02-12-2014, 11:22 PM   #13
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X3. Keep the plate clean and it will be easier to hook up. Love my Super Glide.

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Old 02-13-2014, 12:09 AM   #14
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I ask the service manager about them, I ask the guys at my work who use them on their trailers, every one of them said use one.

No they are not for use on every hitch but for those that can use them it is a lot cleaner.
We were told to not use that Teflon plate on our Revolution hitch, said it wasn't needed and wasn't a good idea.
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I have pulling a 5th for about 10 years and have had 3 different Hitch receivers in my trucks, Hitch Hiker and Curt. I have always used a Teflon plate but have been very diligent in making sure it is kept clean. As an extra precaution I have used a dry lubricant on the plate and my hitch receiver.
Any Petroleum based lubricant will attract dirt and reduce its effectiveness.

Be sure to only use non petroleum based lubes on your hitch mechanisms with exception of where you have grease nipples.

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We were told to not use that Teflon plate on our Revolution hitch, said it wasn't needed and wasn't a good idea.
If the Revolution is activated, that is a true statement. However, if the Revolution is locked out or not activated, a Teflon ring should be used.
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