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Old 12-11-2007, 06:58 PM   #1
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any down side to an air ride hitch with twice the needed capacity? looking at a used one if can get right price, so...
i understand that pin weight determines pressure so makes sense to me to be ok. what are your thoughts?
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Old 12-11-2007, 06:58 PM   #2
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any down side to an air ride hitch with twice the needed capacity? looking at a used one if can get right price, so...
i understand that pin weight determines pressure so makes sense to me to be ok. what are your thoughts?
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Old 12-11-2007, 07:08 PM   #3
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Are you talking about an air ride 5th wheel hitch or an air pin box? Assuming your are talking about the hitch, I don't think you can have too much hitch. If you are talking about the pinbox, then you are correct in that the pin weight governs the airbag used. But again, as the air pressure determines the ride height, it would seem that too much is not a bad thing.

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Ditto John, IMO you cannot have too much hitch. I'm running a commercial hitch until I get a chance to add an RV 5th wheel hitch. I do have an air ride pin box to absorb some of the forces/stresses placed on the 5th wheel pin and frame.
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