Very Scary Tow Car Breakaway
Originally Posted by DGBPokes
...........The spec from Roadmaster specified that on level ground the angle between the hitch and the toad connection needed to be 3 degrees or less. My first installation was quite a bit more than that.
So, even if an "authorized" guy is doing something, it doesn't always mean it is done right.
I recall reading that spec when I set up my Element for towing a couple of years ago. Three degrees over a span of 5-6 feet is barely perceptible. I immediately realized a simple rule of thumb: if your tow bar looks off-level, its wrong.
John & Diane, Fulltimers. RVM103 NHSO
On the road since June '12 with Lincoln, the guard cat.
2002 Dutch Star 40, Freightliner, Cat 3126, 2004 Element