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Old 03-20-2015, 07:18 AM   #43
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Cummins did you get that hitch from the dealer when you bought your truck? It looks beefy!!!!
tweetys.com $1,159 no tax and no shipping. Quick delivery. Bought many times from them.

Hitch was easy to install.

Very solid no rattle system. No color codes handle just rock solid easy to SEE you are properly hitched.
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Old 03-20-2015, 08:00 AM   #44
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The B&W is a great hitch. I would get an air ride hitch though. They are built even better.
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Old 03-20-2015, 10:36 AM   #45
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The B&W is a great hitch. I would get an air ride hitch though. They are built even better.
What air hitch is "built better" than a B&W?

I can understand the potential advantages of an air hitch isolating forces transfer from the truck and trailer.

The built better comment is what I don't understand.
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Undoubtedly you have never seen one. Mine, for example, is formed, not bolted, with 3/8" thick steel. The flat portion that floats up and down is 1/2" plate steel. Hinge points are 1" thick with bronze bushings pressed in. Grease fittings at hinges. Locking unit is Brinkly 32k head. Best in industry. Here is a link to it. Hitch Crafter - Air Suspension Ride Fifth Wheel.
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Glenn this is much more hitch then I need

That is definitely the most impressive 5th wheel hitch I've ever seen...But with that being said I don't think its necessary with my application...Also would one need that type of inflatable hitch with a trailair pin box ?
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They have a standard pin for it also. Just remove Brinkley head and install ball head
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We prefer to have the air ride on hitch. We use a solid pin box on Teton. Very smooth with our 6k pin.
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Well here is my truck with the front axle weighing 5,440# rear axle weighing 9,360# the combined load was 29,800#. Pin well over 5K. Looks good to me! Tows rock solid.

Your money, get the Aisin/4:10's you will be good to go!

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Still looks like butt sag to me. But if you are happy, I'm good....
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tweetys.com $1,159 no tax and no shipping. Quick delivery. Bought many times from them.

Hitch was easy to install.

Very solid no rattle system. No color codes handle just rock solid easy to SEE you are properly hitched.
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Go to the DRV website and look it up or contact DRV dealer.
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I think that has been the problem--details about weights are not easily available from DRV...
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Still looks like butt sag to me. But if you are happy, I'm good....
The parking lot is higher on the right. Look at the bottom of the truck compared to the asphalt and the space between the wheel well and the top of the tire.

I think you just are stirring the pot!

Here is the truck in alt mode sitting solo. Rear wheel spacing is about the same.

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They do have a low "look" to them when loaded. I'm not saying they are, they just look it. Would love to see one with a hauler bed.
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