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Old 06-05-2016, 02:41 PM   #1
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I looking for the correct ball size for the trailer. I looked the trailer tongue area over and could not find any size stamped. The GVWR is 6000 LB, GAWR is 5200. Any help would be appreciated.

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Look closely on top of the coupler. There should be some info scratched onto the coupler, including something that looks like 2 5/16".

If there is no info on the coupler (the part of the tongue that fits over the ball), then go to Wal-Mart and buy a 2 + 5/16ths inch ball. Take that 2 5/16th ball to the trailer and see if it fits. If its too big for the coupler, then Wal-Mart will give you a full refund. Then buy a 2-inch ball.

My TT with GVWR of 5,600 has a 2 5/16th coupler. My utility trailer with GVWR of 5,000 pounds has coupler for a 2" ball. So I'll bet your trailer has a coupler for a 2 5/16th inch ball,
Grumpy ole man with over 50 years towing experience. Now my heaviest trailer is a 7,000-pound enclosed cargo trailer, RV is a 5,600 pound Skyline Nomad Joey 196S, and my tow vehicle is a 2012 F-150 EcoBoost SuperCrew.
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