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Old 06-21-2015, 10:13 AM   #15
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I would love to see a test of this because I just don't believe for a second this actually works....

I'm calling Shanangans...
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Old 06-21-2015, 11:09 AM   #16
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Towing with only one weight distributing bar

I would say don't listen to your buddy he obviously has no clue what he is doing with a single bar tight the hitch is twisted to one side. Also the trailer most foolish thing I've ever hear does he only put one side of his stabilizers down to ?


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Old 06-21-2015, 11:12 AM   #17
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Towing with only one weight distributing bar

They sell single bar Weight distribution hitches for small TT and heavy boat trailers with straight tongues and that bar is centered on the hitch A framed tongues are designed for dual weight distribution bars he will end up putting him and his family in a bad situation people like him is how others get hurt unsafe towing by people who don't know what there doing hope it's a small TT


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Old 06-21-2015, 02:19 PM   #18
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Oh damn, I just thought of something horrible....

What if he tries to take that demonic contraption onto the parkway???

I rue that day........
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Old 06-21-2015, 06:57 PM   #19
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Exactly ^^


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Unbelievable - Is all i can say. I have seen some horrible setups on the road, but this !!!!! What part of any ones mind would think this is good !!!! Maybe he has only one leg, sure you can manage,but, was designed for 2.
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You guys make it seem like, if you drive, diagonally, up, a steep, gas station apron, the loaded bar is going to throw the car on it's side.

Like I said, I wouldn't do it,, well maybe if I lost one, but it's only 3 inchs off the centerline of the hitch and transferring a portion of the tongue weight.
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You guys make it seem like, if you drive, diagonally, up, a steep, gas station apron, the loaded bar is going to throw the car on it's side.

Like I said, I wouldn't do it,, well maybe if I lost one, but it's only 3 inchs off the centerline of the hitch and transferring a portion of the tongue weight.
It's 3" off hitch center, but how far off tongue center? Roughly 24".
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Yes- in situations, we do what we must to continue, here someone who may be passing you,your wife, your family on the hwy, and he by choice, decided to risk all our lives, by doing something so stupid !!!!!
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I have an extra hitch. 50 bucks and you pay shipping

10k lb wdh ezlift


I can't bare to think of you driving like that
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Towing with only one weight distributing bar

The hitch might be 3inches off center but think about the tongue when You crank on one bar before the other it twists the hitch try it! Depending on his TT size and weight and tow vehicle he can end up on his side. If this is his mind set he probably has a 30ft dual slide10k TT towing with a dodge Dakota. If it's a small light TT on a full size truck no he probably won't end up on his side. A 10k TT could pull a 3/4 ton truck off the road if you lost control


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Old 06-23-2015, 06:23 PM   #26
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Everyone hooks up 1 bar at a time.
The bar will bend, before flipping a trailer or car.

I'm not doing it, nor do I need parts shipped to me. I just don't think it a dangerous thing.
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Towing with only one weight distributing bar

Hook up the trailer to the truck and use the electric trailer tongue lift and raise the trailer extra high with also raise the back of the truck. Hook up your bars leaving the normal amount of chain hanging and then lower the trailer/truck using the electric motor and then both bars are weighted equally.
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Twinboat I don't mean the bar itself is going to flip it over I meant the way it's going to handle down the road specially if the TT is heavy but I would still say it dangerous though everyone has there opinions


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